UpGrade Athens County

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To learn more about this organization, visit their website or facebook.

Wednesday, April 12th

 “Catching the Sun” Film Experience; 7pm, Athena Cinema

Sponsored by The Common Experience Sustainability Film Series and UpGrade Athens County.

An unemployed American worker, a Tea Party activist, and a Chinese solar entrepreneur race to lead the clean energy future. Who wins and who loses in the battle for power in the 21st century?  Watch the trailer: http://www.catchingthesun.tv/

Wednesday, April 18th

Building Your Own Solar Generator Workshop

5 pm to 9 pm;  Rural Action Offices, 9030 Hocking Hills Dr, The Plains, OH | Sponsored by UpGrade Athens County and Rural Action. 

$55 (includes course, detailed plans, Assembling a Solar Generator book)             Registration required: www.bluerockstation.com

Green Your Business Webinar –

Register here: April 18, 1 PM – Webinar for Earth Month


Saturday, April 22nd

“Spring Swarm” benefit concert for Earth Day 2017 at the Dairy Barn

Hosted by UpGrade Athens County and The Dairy Barn Arts Center

Musical performance by The Wild Honeybees! Tapas provided by local restaurants! Brown bag Raffle! Craft beer from Little Fish Brewery!

Tickets available online at The Dairy Barn Arts Center Gallery Shop. Tickets are $15 with raffle tickets sold before and during show for chance to win 1 of 8 local raffle baskets, such as the “Local Food” or “Bike & Brew” baskets.

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Sunday, April 2nd

2:00pm-4:00pm, Athens Public Library

30 HOME ST, ATHENS, OH, 45701


Sponsors include the Sustainable Living Network, the Appalachian Ohio Group of the Sierra Club, the OU Credit Union and the EV Cruisers Club. – Food and refreshments will be provided for free. Visit the facebook event to RSVP.