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ecoRI News publishes environmental- and social justice-related events that cost less than $25 and are open to the public. Events that cost $25 or more, we ask for a donation of $10 that includes a listing on the Events page for at least a month and two social media shout-outs. Make your donation by clicking here or sending a check in care of ecoRI Inc. to 111 Hope St., Providence, RI 02906. To list your event, send an e-mail to frank@ecoRI.org. Please put "Event Listing" in the subject line.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 1

What: BostonEco Healthy Home.
When:
6-9 p.m.
Where:
District Hall, 75 Northern Ave., Boston.
About:
Join BostonEco for a fun networking event focused on healthy living and ideas for a healthy home. Meet eco-minded professionals who are passionate about healthy, sustainable living in the Boston area, and enjoy the water views from District Hall, Boston’s newest community space for inspiring collaboration and innovation. Tickets are $15.
Info: To buy tickets, click here.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 2

What: Resiliency Walk at Wickford Harbor.
When: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Rain date is Oct. 7.
Where: Wickford Harbor.
About: The event is part of Coastweeks, a four-week celebration dedicated to building awareness, understanding and management of Rhode Island’s coastal environmental and its resources.
Info: RSVP to Tracy Kennedy at tkennedy@mail.uri.edu or 401-874-6805.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 3

What: Marsh Tour.
When: 10 a.m.-noon. Rain date is Oct. 6, from 1-3 p.m.
Where: Narrow River, beginning location on Middlebridge Road by the Kayak Center.
About: The event is part of Coastweeks, a four-week celebration dedicated to building awareness, understanding and management of Rhode Island’s coastal environmental and its resources.
Info: RSVP to Tracy Kennedy at tkennedy@mail.uri.edu or 401-874-6805.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 4

What: Eco-Depot.
When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: North Smithfield High School, 412 Greenville Road.
About: Eco-Depot is a free service for Rhode Island residents who wish to dispose of their household hazardous waste safely and properly. Such waste includes oven cleaner, cleaning products, flea collars, pool chemicals, nail polish remover and oil-based paint. This free service is available by appointment only.
Info: To make an appointment, visit ecodepotri.org or call 401-942-1430, ext. 241.

What: Trout Unlimited Family Day.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Arcadia Management Area Check Station, Route 165, Exeter, R.I.
About: Narragansett Chapter 225 of Trout Unlimited will provide fly casting and fly-tying instructions, along with guided trips on the Wood River and its nearby hiking trails. This event is open to all TU members and guests. Hamburgers, hot dogs, beverages and fixings will be available. All necessary equipment will be provided. The cost is $5 per family.
Info: Call Al Ball at 401-465-3961 or Ron Marafioti at 571-643-1452.

What: Free E-Waste Collection.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Watchemoket Square Day, 22 Almeida Ave., East Providence, R.I.
About: Indie Cycle LLC will be collecting computers, monitors, laptops, cell phones, keyboards, printers, toner cartridges, wires, stereo equipment, telephones, TVs, microwaves and other electronic gadgetry regardless of age or condition. Batteries of any size, type or shape including auto/marine and battery backups, also will be accepted. A $10 disposal fee is charged for mini-fridges, air conditioners, dehumidifiers and other coolant containing devices.
Info: Click here.

What: Free E-Waste Collection.
When: 1-4 p.m.
Where: Bristol Recycles Day, transfer station, Minturn Road, Bristol, R.I.
About: Indie Cycle LLC will be collecting computers, monitors, laptops, cell phones, keyboards, printers, toner cartridges, wires, stereo equipment, telephones, TVs, microwaves and other electronic gadgetry regardless of age or condition. Batteries of any size, type or shape including auto/marine and battery backups, also will be accepted. A $10 disposal fee is charged for mini-fridges, air conditioners, dehumidifiers and other coolant containing devices.
Info: Click here.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 5

What: Plant Walks at Blithewold Series.
When:
1-2:30 p.m.
Where:
Blithewold Mansion, 101 Ferry Road, Bristol, R.I.
About:
Join Blithewold’s Assistant Grounds Manager Dan Christina for a Fall Foliage Walk.  Our fun and informal Plant Walks series will get you familiar with the plants and trees spread over Blithewold’s 33 acres of lawns and gardens. People of all ages and levels of gardening experience are welcome. Tickets are $5 for members and $5 (plus admission) for non-members.
Info:
Visit blithewold.org.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 7

What: Walk at Napatree.
When: 1-4 p.m.
Where: Napatree Point Conservation Area, Watch Hill, Westerly, R.I. (gate adjacent to Misquamicut Club Beach Club, Fort Road).
About: The event is part of Coastweeks, a four-week celebration dedicated to building awareness, understanding and management of Rhode Island’s coastal environmental and its resources.
Info: RSVP to Tracy Kennedy at tkennedy@mail.uri.edu or 401-874-6805.

Monday
Sep262011

Oct. 11

What: Free E-Waste Collection.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Kent County YMCA, 900 Centerville Road, Warwick, R.I.
About: Indie Cycle LLC will be collecting computers, monitors, laptops, cell phones, keyboards, printers, toner cartridges, wires, stereo equipment, telephones, TVs, microwaves and other electronic gadgetry regardless of age or condition. Batteries of any size, type or shape including auto/marine and battery backups, also will be accepted. A $10 disposal fee is charged for mini-fridges, air conditioners, dehumidifiers and other coolant containing devices.
Info: Click here.