[Lapg] LAPG Calendar and Newsletter - May 2004

camille cimino camcim at yahoo.com
Fri May 7 08:33:47 PDT 2004

Los Angeles Permaculture Guild 
Calendar & Newsletter - May 2004
     - LAPG Meeting - this Saturday
     - Watts Family Garden Club Earthen Oven Pizza Party - Saturday, May 22
     - LAPG Announcements - website, fundraising, and workparties.
     - Upcoming Project Opportunity - Pearl of the Pacific in Tijuana
     - LA Urban Permaculture Design Course - this Fall 2004
     - Path To Freedom - email list info. and May calendar 
LA Permaculture Guild Meeting -
 this Saturday May 8,  6 pm at The Brewery

Meet outside Theory Labs unit 624 - (behind Barbara's Restaurant) 
2100 Main Street - near downtown Los Angeles (free parking on Moulton.) 

We'll proceed to Barbara's for the meeting.  Meet us there in case you are late. 

Afterwards stick around and play at Theory Labs with us. It's Gigsville's fund raising auction. 

We may also be able to check out possible sites for our fundraiser which are also in the Brewery. 

Check out directions at the bottom of this email

Call Heather if you have questions (323) 610-3754 
Watt's Family Garden Club Earthen Oven Pizza Party & Celebration!
We will be starting the fire at 10 am for afternoon pizza's
Come on down and see the completed oven and check out how it works.  We will also be starting seeds and working on various projects with the kids.
Please bring your favorite pizza toppings and a drink or $5 - 10 donation.
The Watt's Family Garden Club
10816 Compton Ave
LA, CA   
Please email (camillecimino at earthlink.net ) or call Camille (213) 480-8002 to RSVP and confirm topping!   
Brad & Sylmara are working on our website.  To help with the process or submit articles, pictures, cool links, etc.  Please conatct Sylmara (ekarata at hotmail.com) or Brad (brad at bradleyweaver.com)
Heather & Geoff are working together to develop guild fundraising.  If you want to help or if you have an idea or contacts contact heather (heatherjoy42 at yahoo.com) or Geoff at (geofrey at americanarchitect.com)
Workparties - If you know of a site (for June or August) or want to participate at the next one, contact Camille at (camillecimino at earthlink.net
Announcements, events, submissions, postings for future newslaetters please submit to Camille at (camcim at yahoo.com)
Tentative Project Opportunity:  
Pearl of the Pacific Peace Park with James Hubbell in Tijuana is scheduled for 4 weeks this summer, starting in July.   Students from Russia, China, USA, and Mexico will be participating.  The LA Permaculture Guild in cordination with Dr. Bill Roley would like to sponsor and set up a team for designing and installing the plant landscape.   If you are interested in participating or sponsoring this event please contact Joan Stevens (joaniebird007 at yahoo.com) or Camille (camillecimino at earthlink.net)
LA Permaculture Design Course - Fall 2004
Eco-Urbanism and the Future of Sustainabilty 
6 weekends - September , October, November
          September    11/12   &   18/19 
          October        9/10   &   16/17 
          November     13/14  &   20/21
Contact Larry Santoyo at info at earthflow.com for more info and how to register
Path to Freedom presents:


It's the perfect way to relax, meet others, practice your technique 
and skills, share favorite patterns and show off your creations. 

If you've made an extra hat, scarf, or sweater you don't need, you can 
leave them to be donated as gifts to the City of Hope for the cancer 
patients or Union Station for the homeless!

Cost:   Free 
Bring something to contribute to the potluck!!!
When:  Thursday, May 13, 6pm - 8pm
Where: Path to Freedom


The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of The American Dream 

Video showing.  
Details to follow.
Cost:   to be determined

Bring something to contribute to the potluck!!!
When:  Sunday, May 9, to be announced
Where: Path to Freedom


An introduction to biodiesel and demo of the DIY water heater 
processor --

3 hour presentation given by Jules Dervaes & 10 page "Introduction to 
Biodiesel" available.

Along with a potluck and three biodiesel related videos 

(Fat of the Land, Veggie Van and French Fries to Go!) .  

Cost:   Suggested $5.00 - $10.00 donation

This event includes a potluck so bring healthful food and drink to share!
When:  Sunday, May 16, 3pm - 8pm
Where: Path to Freedom


Learn the bio-basics: Take part in making a batch of biodiesel from 
waste vegetable oil using the fumeless water heater processor.  
Cost:   $50.00 

Please bring along a "bag lunch"
When:  Sunday, May 23, 2pm - 6pm (or 7pm, depending)
Where: Path to Freedom

For more information or to make a reservation for these events or 
workshops please contact:

Path to Freedom 
A Sustainable Living Resource Center
631 Cypress Ave 
Pasadena, CA 91103 
dervaes at pathtofreedom.com
Or visit our online calendar at

Directions to the Brewery:

>From the West Side : 
take the 10 (San Bernadino) freeway East, past downtown L.A., 
to the 5 (Golden State) freeway North 
to the Main Street Exit. 
turn right at the stop sign of the Main Street Offramp. 
turn right on Main Street 
turn left on Moulton Avenue (one half-block past Avenue 20) 

>From Hollywood: 
Take Sunset East into Downtown Los Angeles. 
turn Left on Alameda. 
turn Right onto Alpine Street. 
turn left onto Main Street. 
Take Main Street about a mile 
turn right on Moulton Avenue (located two blocks past Lamar St.) 

>From the San Gabriel Valley: 
Take the 10 (Santa Monica) freeway West, 
to the 5 (Golden State) freeway North 
to the Main Street Exit. 
turn right at the stop sign of the Main Street Offramp. 
turn right on Main Street 
turn left on Moulton Avenue (one half-block past Avenue 20)
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