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Find a Green Event, Earth Day Event, or Vegan Event in May 2011 around the USA

Earth Day Events - Green Events - Vegan Events - May 2011

Help the planet by attending a green event or environmental event near you! Find out where earth day events, green events, and vegan events take place in your city and your state in May 2011.

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Check out the"Do Something Reel" Environmental Film Festival by Whole Foods Market: 6 great new documentaries targeting a social-environmental issue are shown as part of this film festival, which will span 70 US cities in one month.

I highly recommend to watch the movies "Bag It!", "PLANEAT", and "The Vanishing of the Bees". Click the links above and find a screening near you.


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May 01 Birmingham Earth Day Green Event at the Gardens at Birmingham Botanical Gardens
May 10 Anchorage LEED 201: Core Concepts & Strategies
May 14 Wasilla Alaska Vegetarian Society Film Night: Dr John Mc Dougall Movie
May 20-21 Fairbanks Electronics Recycling Collection Events
May 12-15 Tempe 1st Annual Blue Planet Film Fest Arizona
May 19 Phoenix Keep Arizona Beautiful 2011 Environmental Stewardship Awards at Hyatt Regency Phoenix
May 10 Little Rock Screening of movie "Green Fire" by Arkansas Environment Education
Association at Dickinson Hall, UALR
May 20-21 Rogers REALgreen Conference & Expo
May 01 San Francisco Vegan Bake Sale location TBD
May 04-05 Long Beach The Alternative Clean Transportation Expo
May 05 Los Angeles Gather Green Eco Event at Vortex Immersion Dome at LA Canter Studios Downtown Los Angeles
May 06 Los Angeles Building the New Green Econony from the Ground Up
May 06 Roseville Lecture: A Solitary Life - Our Native Bees
May 06 Roseville Spring Cleaning - First Friday Electronic Recycling Green Event at Sims
Recycling Solutions 8855 Washington Blvd
May 06-07 Santa Monica AltBuild Expo
May 10 Santa Clara Silicon Valley Branch Green Building Expo at Santa Clara University
May 10 San Francisco Economics, Efficiency, Energy & Environment: Making 4Es Work Together in Healthcare
May 11-12 Oakland Ceres Conference
May 12 San Diego Vegan Bake Sale at Museum School 211 Maple Street
May 13 Rohnert Park Sustainable Enterprise Conference
May 14 Berkeley Vegan Bake Sale inf ront of Nature's Express, 1823 Solano Avenue
May 14 Culver City Women of a Green Generation Conference Marakesh House
May 15-18 Santa Monica California Preservation Conference
May 19 Pleasanton Passivhaus: Dramatically Minimizing Energy Use in Office Buildings, Schools and Homes Worldwide
May 21-22 Nevada City GreenLife Eco Fest
May 21-22 Orland Farm Sanctuary Country Hoe Down
May 22 Lake Balboa Worldfest Earth Day Festival Woodley Park Lake Balboa
May 22-25 Anaheim AWEA WINDPOWER 2011 Conference and Exhibition
May 22-26 Palm Springs World Environmental and Water Resources Congress
May 23-25 Riverside Sixth International Conference on Water Resources Management
May 26 Anaheim Wind Farm Design - Green Event
May 29 Hollywood ARME Vegan Bake Sale 9am - 2pm at
Locali Conscious Convenience 5825 Franklin Avenue Los Angeles, California
May 29 Acton Animal Acres Tours 11am - 4pm
Animal Acres, 5200 Escondido Canyon Road Acton, CA 93510
May 29 Santa Clarita Gentle Barn Tours every Sunday 10am - 2pm
May 01 Boulder 9th Annual CRC Earth Day 5K Run and Walk
May 13 Frisco Eco Forum Greening your Business Relationships
May 17 Fort Collins 2011 Colorado Conference on Earth System Governance
May 19 Denver Colorado Environmental Coalition's 2011 Rebel with a Cause Gala
May 01 Tunxis Earthstock Celebration Geen Event at Community College
May 15-19 New Haven Decon' 11 - Building Materials Reuse Association Conference
May 17-18 Groton NECA Annual Energy Conference
Delaware   no green event or vegan event listed yet
District of Columbia
May 10-11 Washington Government Summit 2011: Fuel for a Clean Energy Economy
May 10-11 Washington Geopolitics of Energy
May 11 Washington Screening of movie PLANEAT at West End Cinema
May 09 Orlando Vegan Bake Sale at Audubon Community Market 1842 E Winter Park Rd
May 14 Sanford Green event at Central Florida Zoo
May 17-18 Palm Beach Green, Energy & Climate Conference and Expo at
County Convention Center
Georgia   no green event or vegan event listed yet
May 24 Honolulu 2011 Hawaii Build and Buy Green + Brownfields Redevelopment + Green Workforce Development Conference & Expo
May 14-15 Boise Idaho Green Expo at Boise Centre on the Grove
May 01 Hinsdale Vegan Bake Sale at Unitarian Church of Hinsdale Animal Ministry 17 W Maple Street
May 14 Chicago 19th Annual Chicago River Day
May 14-15 Chicago Green Festival
May 16-19 Chicago RemTEC Summit 2011
May 24 Grayslake Working Toward a Sustainable Lake County
May 25-28 Chicago EDRA42 Chicago - Environmental Design Research Association
May 05-06 Indianapolis Indiana Building Green Symposium
May 16-20 Indianapolis The Original Environmental Bootcamp
May 18 Lafayette Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Workshop
May 13 Madrid Green Tie Affair at Arboretum
Kansas   no green events listed yet
May 05 Richmond Green and Clean Home Care at Eastern Kentucky University Community Education
May 09-12 New Orleans E2S2: Environment, Energy Security & Sustainability Symposium & Exhibition
May 17-19 New Orleans ISA Fugitive Emissions LDAR Symposium
May 21-22 New Orleans NOLA Veggie Fest: http://nolaveggiefest.com/
May 05 Barharbor Maine Green Hospitality Workshops
May 12 Ogunquit Maine Green Hospitality Workshops
May 01 Takoma Park Vegan Bake Sale at Takoma Park Farmers Market at Carroll and Laurel Avenues
May 02-07 Gaithersburg Green Week at City Hall
May 04 Towson Vegan Bake Sale at Towson University 8000 York Road
May 07-08 Greenbelt Greenbelt Green Man Festival
May 13-14 Towson Maryland Land Trust Alliance Conference 2011
May 13-15 Baltimore The Solar & Wind Expo 2011
May 14 Annapolis Tour of Chesapeake Bay Foundation Pjhilip Merril Environmental Center
May 14 Baltimore Roland Park Seven Generations Weekend
May 18 Baltimore Sustainable Speaker Series
May 19-20 Annapolis Preservation and Revitalization Conference
May 22 Towson Baltimore Green Forum
May 01 Abington Abington Cares for the Earth Days at Police Station
May 17 Boston The 6th Five Fund Forum Green Event
May 19-20 Woods Hole TRB Environmental Impacts of Aviation Committee Midyear Meeting
May 21 Boston 18th Annual Radio 92.9 Earth Fest
May 21 Salem Living Green & Renewable Energy Fair at Old Town Hall
May 06-08 Plymouth Green Street Fair at Downtown Plymouth
May 07 St Charles Timberdoodle Festival at Hartley Outdoor Education Center
May 13-15 Rochester Green Living Festival in Downtown Rochester
May 07-08 Minneapolis Living Green Expo at Minnesota State Fairgrounds
May 26 Minneapolis 2011 Environmental Initiative Awards
May 10-11 Biloxi 10th Annual Southern BioProducts & Renewable Energy Conference
Missouri   no green events listed yet
May 10 Chico 13th Annual Water Summit at Chico Hot Springs
May 12-13 Billings Finding the Green in Sustainable Development
Nebraska   no green events listed yet
May 01 Reno Earth Day at Idlewild Park
May 07 Las Vegas Vegas Uncorked features Viva Las Vegan for the first time ever: Celebrity chef Tal Ronnen joins forces with Wynn Las Vegas all-star chefs to create an interactive cooking demo and tasting reception that is as expected of superior quality and all vegan / vegetarian! Go to Uncorked 2011 and look for the May 7 events.
May 11 Las Vegas Environmental Awareness Bootcamp at Candlewood Suites
May 19-22 Las Vegas Vegans in Vegas . A 3-day extravaganza for vegans and veg-interested guys and dolls. Meet over 100 like-minded folks from all over the country for great presentations, delicious vegan meals, and plenty of social fun in Vegas vegan style! Registration is free: Vegans in Vegas
New Hampshire
May 07 Peterborough Greenerborough IV Green Living Expo
May 13-15 Portsmouth Whaleback Environmental Film & Art Festival
May 14 Portsmouth Run for the Sol at Great Bay Community College
May 14 Portsmouth 4th Annual Portsmouth Sustainability Fair at Little Harbor School
May 14 Tilton Winnisquam Regional Middle School's Go Green, Natural and Local Fair
May 16-20 statewide Celebrate Commute Green New Hampshire
New Jersey
May 01 Mountainside Wild Earth Fest at Trailside Nature $ Science Center
May 01 Egg Harbor
ACUA Earth Day Festival
May 01 Holmdel Earth Day Festival at Bayonet Farm
May 01 Vernon Earthfest at Heaven Hill Farm
May 07 Atlantic City 5th Annual Eco-Fair at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
May 07 Lawrenceville Mother Nature Festival at Lawrence Nature Center
May 15 Iselin Holistic Green Expo at the Hilton Hotel
May 15 Somerset USGBC-NJ 5th Annual Awards Gala: Gala To Make Donation to the Greater Newark Conservancy
May 29 Malaga American Vegan Society Annual Meeting Garden Party
New Mexico   no sustainable events listed yet
New York
May 01 NYC Vegan Bake Sale at Moo Shoes 78 Orchard Street
May 06 NYC UNU Seminar: Vision for RIO+20: System Change for Green Economy and Poverty Reduction at United Nations University
May 08-11 NYC 17th annual conference of the International Sustainable Development Research Society (ISDRS)
May 11 NYC Vegan Bake Sale at Trinity Lutheran Parish 602 east 9th Street
May 13-17 NYC Brita Climate Ride from NYC to DC
May 14 NYC 25th Anniversary Gala for Farm Animals by Farm Sanctuary at Cipriani Wall Street with gourmet vegan dinner
May 15 NYC Veggie Pride Parade with fantastic speakers and vegan food
May 17 NYC Green City Challenge Spring Soiree with Vegetarian Food
May 18 NYC Urban Green Council: Understanding the Greener, Greater Buildings Plan
North Carolina
May 01 Durham Earth Day Festival at Durham Central Park
May 14 Charlotte Charlotte Green Homes Tour
May 17-21 Raleigh 40th Annual ASES National Solar Conference
May 24 Raleigh Raising your Smart Grid IQ
North Dakota
May 12-14 Crystal Springs Camp The ND State Envirothon competition
May 12 Cleveland Heights

Free Vegan Dinner & ”The Truth About Free Range and Organic Farming” Lecture with Harold Brown at Cleveland Heights Library

May 23-29 Columbus Vegetarian Week around Ohio
May 03 Tulsa Green Leaf Gala at Downtown Hyatt Regency Hotel
May 19-22 Tulsa Mayfest Green Gallery at Park Centre Lobby
May 10 Portland Ecovative Conference at Holiday Inn Portland South
May 25 Portand The 100 Best Green Companies to work for - 2011 Awards Luncheon
May 26 Salem Vote with your fork! Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center Lecture Series
May 27   Vegan Fusion 5 Day Culinary Workshop starts
May 01 Reading Earth Day at Riverfront Park
May 12 Center Valley Green Schools Conference & Expo: Green Schools for Everyone within a Generation
May 16-18 Lancaster Farm Sanctuary 25th Anniversary Celebration
May 16-18 Lancaster 19th Annual North American Waste to Energy Conference
May 26 Pittsburgh Western PA Environmental Awards Dinner
Rhode Island
May 01 Providence Vegan Bake Sale at DaVinci Center 470 Charles Street
May 12 Providence Senator John H. Chafee Conservation Leadership Awards at Providence Marriott
South Carolina
May 11 Columbia Columbia Carolina Green Fair Kick Off Party
May 28 Charleston The "Go Green" Energy Indepence 5K
South Dakota
May 07 Lake Cochrane SDRC Earth Day Awards Banquet at the Shady Beach Supper Club
May 01-07 Nashville International Compost Awareness Week
May 01 Austin Vegan Bake Sale at Monkeywrench Books 110 E North Loop Blvd
May 01 San Antonio Vegan Bake Sale at Green Vegetarian Cuisine 1017 N Flores
May 06 Austin Mother Earth Festival at the Springs in Zilker Park
May 09-12 Dallas Waste Expo 2011
May 15-19 Austin IHS SPECTRUM 2011 – Global EHS & Sustainability Users Conference
May 07 Salt Lake City 8th Annual Live Green SLC Festival
May 18-20 Bryce Canyon UEHA Spring Conference
May 20-21 Salt Lake City Sustain Utah Conference & Expo
May 06-08 Warren Green Development Best Practices
May 01 Virginia Beach Earth Day Celebration at Mount Trashmore Park
May 01 Virginia Beach Vegan Bake Sale at Buffalo Beach, Hilltop Virginia Beach 1725 Laskin Road
May 07 Springfield Rebuild Renewable Energy Seminar
May 15 Arlington Vegan Day at Bakeshop 1025 N. Fillmore St., Ste. G,
May 21 Herndo Hunter Mill Backyard EarthFest
May 21-22 Lynchburg Lynchburg Green Expo at James River Conference Center
May 24 Henrico Innovations in Green School Design, Retrofit, and Learning Opportunities
May 01 Tacoma Vegan Bake Sale at Kings Books 218 St Helens Ave
May 10 Seattle Climate Solutions 3rd Annual Breakfast
May 21-22 Seattle Green Festival
May 22-25 Pasco Washington State Recycling Association - WSRA’s 31st Annual Conference
May 25-26 Renton Washington State Main Street and Preservation Conference
West Virginia
May 24 Charleston 2011 Environmental Conference at Embassy Suites
May 01 Oconomowoc Earth Day Resource Fair and Alternative Fuel Car Show at Oconomowoc High School Field House
May 14 Milwaukee Vegan Bake Sale at Urban Ecology Center 1500 E Park Place
May 15-16 Milwaukee Party for the Planet at Milwaukee County Zoo
Wyoming   no green event listed yet


Attending an Earth Day Event or Green Event is great to celebrate Mother Nature and to get new ideas to reduce your carbon footprint. But do you know what is BY FAR the most efficient, cheapest, and fastest way to help the planet? Going Green with Food - find out more!

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Disclaimer: The information on this website is not intended as medical advice. It is solely based on the experience and information researched and gathered from reputable sources by Ina Mohan. Please consult with your certified healthcare provider to ensure that you can safely follow the healthy eating guidelines provided on this website. Ina Mohan encourages you to research and verify all health and diet information that you receive, particularly from sources that may have a commercial interest in disputing the healing capabilities of the human body with wholesome nutrition.