What: Re-Tree Awards and Lighting Event.
When: 4-6 p.m.
Where: The Meeting House, Tiverton Four Corners, Tiverton, R.I.
About: Come view a showcase of trees created with recycled materials. Creators interested in entering their re-tree are invited to submit an online application along with $15 registration fee by Nov. 30. There will be a cash prize of $150 for the best tree. The trees will be on display through Jan. 4. This event will feature warm seasonal beverages and sleigh rides from Little Compton Carriage. Free and open to the public.
Info: To register, visit tivertonfourcorners.com.
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What: Re-Tree Awards and Lighting Event.
What: The Providence Flea.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Hope High School, 324 Hope St., Providence.
About: This juried, urban flea market is geared toward treasure hunters and vintage lovers, upcyclers and retro seekers, and anyone else who appreciates that which is or can be recycled, reused or repurposed.
Info: Visit providenceflea.com.
What: Regional Biodiesel Industry Forum.
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: University of Connecticut Storrs Campus, Rome Ballroom, Gilbert Road Extension, Mansfield, Conn.
About: The University of Connecticut and the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology Inc. will be hosting a forum on biodiesel fuels. The forum will include panel discussions from policymakers and top biodiesel producers on the latest innovations, applications, and potential future uses and benefits of biodiesel for the economy and the environment. The forum will also include a poster session, network opportunities with local biodiesel producers and distributors, and a tour of UConn's Center for Environmental Sciences and Engineering biofuels testing facility. General registration $50. Student registration $20.
Info: Register online.
What: "Effects of Wind Turbines on Property Values in Rhode Island.”
Where: CIB Auditorium at the Coastal Institute, URI Bay Campus, Narragansett, R.I.
About: Attendees will hear a presentation on the results of research concerning the effects of wind turbines on property values in Rhode Island. Attendees must RSVP to Kristina DiSanto at firstname.lastname@example.org. The event is free and open to the public.
What: Time Exchange Meet, Greet & Share.
When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Smith Neck Friends Meetinghouse, 594 Smith Neck Road, South Dartmouth, Mass.
About: The Dartmouth and Westport members of the Southeastern Massachusetts Time Exchange are hosting the Meet, Greet & Share. All members, friends and others interested in the Time Exchange are invited to share food, tell exchange stories, get to know each other, welcome newcomers and discover more about timebanking — also called time exchange. Those attending are invited to bring instruments and perhaps make some informal, festive music together. RSVP by caling 774-955-0551, or by sending an e-mail to Bob Bailey at email@example.com.
Info: Visit exchangetime.org.
What: Recycle-A-Bike Winter Solstice Holiday Party.
When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Fête Lounge, 103 Dike St., Providence.
About: Enjoy smooth tunes from musical guest Derek Teichert, delicious food/snacks, velo sprint competitions, bike merch raffles, tours of the Recycle-A-Bike space, bike valet, and more. Cash bar. All ages are welcome. The event is free but donations are encouraged.
Info: RSVP online.
When: 8 a.m.-noon.
Where: Central Landfill, 65 Shun Pike, Johnston.
About: Eco-Depot is a free service for Rhode Island residents who wish to dispose of household hazardous waste safely and properly. Household hazardous waste includes oven cleaner, cleaning products, pool chemicals, nail polish remover and oil-based paint. This free service is available by appointment only. To learn more or to make an Eco-Depot appointment, visit ecodepotri.org or call 401-942-1430, ext. 241.
Info: Send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.