Wednesday, September 2, 2009

September 2009

Local, Green Events Throughout L.A.

September is National Yoga Month!
Go to for one free week of yoga with your “Yoga Month” card

Farmers’ Markets: 30 Years and Growing
Thursday, September 3
1st & Spring, Downtown L.A
Celebrate 30 years of fresh, locally crafted L.A. Farmers’ Markets and all they have to offer! Featured guests include: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, chef Evan Kleiman, food critic Jonathan Gold, and L.A. County Ag Comissioner Kurt Floren.

25th Annual Twilight Dance Series at the Santa Monica Pier
Thursday, September 3
200 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401
This will be the final Twilight Dance Series of the summer, featuring a performance by Patti Smith and her band. All concerts are held in the pier parking lot (on the pier).

LA Green Drinks Westside & Santa Monica Baykeeper
Thursday, September 3
Rusty’s Surf Ranch - Back Patio
256 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Join LA Green Drinks Westside & Santa Monica Baykeeper at Rusty's Surf Ranch beforehand for drinks, socializing and featured speaker, Brian Meux of Santa Monica Baykeeper.

LA Green Drinks – Pasadena
Wednesday, September 9th
Alternative Outfitters
408 S. Pasadena Ave, Suite 1
Pasadena, CA 91105
“ Alternative Outfitters: where eco-conscious cruelty-free fashionistas shop for trendy animal-friendly and eco-friendly shoes, accessories, beauty products and apparel.”
*$5 suggested donation

Sustainable Works Fundraiser: “Tomorrow Starts Today”
Thursday, September 10
Writer’s Boot Camp in Bergamot Station
Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
The event will feature an “eco-fabulous” silent auction and drawing, a beer and wine bar, an educational green room and an artist’s gallery. Winners of the Eco Star Awards will be speaking and local organic cuisine will be served. The night will conclude with dancing and entertainment featuring KCRW DJ Michael Barnes.

LA Green Drinks - South Bay
Thursday, September 10th
Twelve and Highland Restaurant & Bar
304 12th St.
Manhattan Beach, CA
(310) 545-1881

The Sunset Strip Music Festival
Thursay, September 10 - Saturday, September 12
Full Street Closure, 40+ Bands, 2 Stages, all the clubs, food & fun.
The Sunset Strip Street Festival takes place on Saturday, September 12 from 2pm-9pm, between Doheny Drive and San Vicente Boulevard
For Details go to:

LA Green Drinks – WeHo/Silverlake
Thursday, September 17

The 25th Annual California Coastal Cleanup Day
Saturday, September 19
To locate a cleanup site near you and/or register, please visit

Green Living Workshop
Wednesday, September 23
Meetings occur every Wednesday, beginning September 23 – November 10
(9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, and 11/10)

LA Green Drinks – Downtown
Wednesday, September 23

Green Living 101
Thursday, September 24
2000 Main Street, Unit B
Santa Monica, CA 90405
This seminar provides you with an overview of Sustainable Works six-week Green Living Workshop, which will begin in October. The Green Living Workshop covers issues regarding: water, energy, waste, chemicals, transportation, shopping and food. Participants will discuss the problems revolving around the topics mentioned above on a global, national and local level as well as related solutions.

LA Green Drinks – Valley
Thursday, September 24

The 25th Annual Abbot Kinney Festival
Sunday, September 27
Proceeds support “Venice-based organizations and efforts to improve the environment and quality of life for people from all walks, with an emphasis on support of youth and the Arts.”

Veggie Grill opens in West Hollywood
Tuesday, September 29
8000 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
“…specializes in healthful, vegan versions of California comfort food -- sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups and more -- at a price point of under $10 for every entree.”

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