october, 2019

06oct10:00 am3:00 pmClean Power Expo - Rhinebeck

Event Details

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Attend the family-friendly Clean Power Expo
featuring Green exhibitors, EV test drives & Activities

Start at Town Hall and get a free Clean Power Guide.
Then grab an Action Checklist and a Village Map and “Walk the Talk”.

Participating local businesses and volunteers, presenting actionable tips and tricks to green your life:

Action: Test drive an electric vehicle
Host: outside Rhinebeck Town Hall

Action: Commit to Composting
Action: Recycle specialty items (drop off your toothpaste tubes, watch/hearing aid batteries, wine corks and Brita filters)
Presented by JSA Sustainability Director, Leola Specht
Host: Rhinebeck Artist Shop

Action: Shop from farmers
11am: catch Terrapin Chef Kroner’s kids talk about local healthy food
Host: Rhinebeck Farmers Market

Action: Switch to Eco-Friendly Containers and go strawless
Presented by Shiwanti Widyarathna (owner of Cinnamon) and Kellianne (Stonybrook student, former president of the Rhinebeck High School Environmental Club, and co-founder of The Last Straw Rhinebeck)
Host: Cinnamon

Action: Read up! Oblong is offering 10% off any science and nature books for the day. Browse their recommendations in a curated Climate display.
Host: Oblong Books

Action: Shuttle not-to-be-wasted food from Rhinebeck public schools to shelters in need
Presented by Larry Anthony, (RSD Food Services Director)
12pm: Nels Leader, VP at Bread Alone, on greening business
Host: Bread Alone

Action: Did you know Rhinebeck municipal water comes from the Hudson River? Learn about actions you can take to address BOTH climate and clean water issues
Presented by Riverkeeper
Host: Aroi

Action: Recycle a T-shirt: Make a Tote Bag or Dog Toy
1pm to 3pm: Presented by Ann Braybrooks. Bring a T-shirt as our supplies may not last. Free and open to all families, teens and adults.
Host: Starr Public Library

Action: In an act of eco-rebellion, color-run powder your kid’s (or your hair) green!
Host: Land of Oz

Action: Sign on to Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s push for federal action on climate: Carbon Fee & Dividend
Host: Winter Sun & Summer Moon

Action: Pick your favorite biomimicry project with educator Dorna Schroeter
Host: Willow Wood

Action: Learn how to fix something headed to the heap with Repair Cafe
Host: The Portly Pug

Action: Commune with Bike Commuters
Get inspired to ride to work or school & check out an electric bike
Host: TBD

Action: Check out solar options for your home
Host: SunCommon, SunPower, and other Clean Power Guide sponsors at Rhinebeck Town Hall

Action: Go geothermal
Host: Dandelion at Rhinebeck Town Hall

Action: Join forces with the Climate Smart Community Task Force
Host: Rhinebeck Environmental Committee at Village Hall




(Sunday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Rhinebeck Town Hall

80 E Market St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572


New Yorkers for Clean Powerinfo@nyforcleanpower.org