Brockville hosts its first “GREEN” DRINKS event
27, 7-9 p.m., at the Union Jack Pub
the drinks won’t be green, as they are on St. Patrick’s
Day, but the topic of discussion will be green indeed. This informal
gathering, starting 7 p.m. at the rear of the Union Jack Pub, 59 King
St. W., Brockville, is a chance to learn what the federal
government’s pollution pricing plan will mean for you and your
family. The pricing goes into effect on April 1,
outline the basic elements of carbon pricing and the annual rebate to
households. Then we’ll look at “life hacks,” or
ways we can reduce our use of fossil fuels. People who have some
hacks to share are welcome, as are those who are just starting to
look into reducing their carbon footprint.
our next Transition Brockville newsletter, we’ll highlight
carbon pricing and rebates and the life hacks that come out of the
green drinks discussions.
see you Wednesday, Feb. 27, 7-9 p.m. at the Union Jack Pub! (Please
feel free to share the attached poster with your email and Facebook
to SEEDY SATURDAY, March 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Brockville Memorial
annual Seedy Saturday features
local seed savers, garden clubs, experts and vendors ready to swap
seeds and provide expert advice to anyone interested in cultivating
knowledge in gardening. Everyone
is welcome to take home some free seeds or bring their own seeds to
Bring the whole family and participate in the children’s
planting and bird feeder activities! Transition
partners with the Brockville Public Library to present this popular
Brockville spring presentations
TB steering committee plans to focus on waste and the problem of
plastic during spring presentations. We will invite Lyndsay
d’Entremont Price, the City’s solid waste officer, to
speak on new regulations for recycling. We may invite a speaker on
turning plastic waste into fuel. These presentations will be held the
fourth Sunday of the month, at the Brockville Public Library, our
partner for many years. Look for more details in next month’s
wanted for Transition booth at horticultural society’s annual
plant sale May 18
you grow your own vegetable and flower seedlings, please consider
growing some extras to donate to our Transition booth at the
Brockville and District Horticultural Society’s annual plant
sale on May 18. Also welcome are perennial flowers, fruits and
vegetables. Last year, Transition made over $300 at the event. We
will also need one or two people to sell plants that day. If you are
interested, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
up with our website, newsletter and Facebook group?
visitors to the Transition Brockville website,
transitionbrockville.com, will have noted few postings lately. That’s
because our newsletter editor and website manager has had to focus on
personal issues recently. For the time being, postings to the website
will be light.
we are fortunate to have a member of our steering committee posting
to the TB Facebook group, so if you are on Facebook, join the group
and have a look at our page.
monthly newsletter will be abbreviated as well, devoted mainly to
Transition events and activities for the next few months. We hope our
readers will be patient until these communications return to normal.
to be more involved with Transition Brockville?
to our next steering committee meeting, Wed., March 6, 2019, 7-9
p.m., at Royal Brock Retirement Living, 100 Stewart Blvd.,
Brockville. Call 613-345-4020 for more information.