Dam Removal on the Elwha River | Climate Justice Around the World
Wednesday, April 1, 5:00-6:30 PM--Student Center 160
Wednesday, April 8, 12:30-1:30 PM Reflection Pool in front of the St. Ignatius Chapel
Join Seattle U’s garden experts for a tour of the grounds
highlighting our sustainable practices!
April 9th, 7:30 PM
Friday, April 10, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 111 Northeast 80th St.,
Seattle, WA 98115
Share a meal with members of other faith groups around King
County. Join us as we talk about our experiences in the garden and how these
experiences relate to our own faith traditions.
We will be hosting a garden tour of St. Andrew’s Episcopal garden and a
garden workshop. Please RSVP -- reserve tickets here!
Monday, April 13, 7:00 PM Pigott 201
Dr. Graham Parkes is one of today's leading comparative philosophers and environmental philosophers. His many works include Composing the Soul: Reaches of Nietzsche's Psychology (Chicago, 1996), the edited volumes Nietzsche and Asian Thought and Heidegger and Asian Thought, and translations of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Berthier's Reading Zen in the Rocks, and Reinhard May's Heidegger's Hidden Sources: East-Asian Influences on His Works. He is currently finishing a comparative philosophical study on climate change. For more information, contact Dr. Jason M. Wirth, firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored by the Pigott-McCone Chair.
Wednesday, April 15th, 2:30-4:30 Wyckoff Auditorium
Patrice Vecchione shows readers how nature can support and enhance their own creative output, invigorate their curiosity, and restore their sense of connection to the earth. Plus, throughout the text Vecchione includes "Cabinets of Curiosities," exercises and suggestions for practical and unexpected ways that readers can stimulate their imaginations, deepen their relationships with nature, and experience the harmony between creativity, spirit, and the natural world.
Vecchione will also be hosting a book signing and reading on April 14th at 7:00pm at The Elliot Bay Book Company.
Thursday, April 16th, 7:00 PMTBD
On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony.
Come enjoy this epic Japanese fantasy anime classic and explore its message of industrialism's degradation of the environment.
Saturday, April 18th, 8:30 AM-5 PMWhidbey Island Earth Sanctuary - Transportation Provided by OAR
This trip provides an easy, 90-minute guided tour of Earth
Sanctuary nature reserve on Whidbey Island. Walk through the surrounding
forests and wetland ecosystems and be introduced to calming meditation
practices you can do outside. Register here with OAR to reserve your spot!
Tuesday, April 21, 11:45 AM-1:30 PM Student Center 160
Join us for this year's Interfaith Earth Day, hosted by
Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry and Earth Ministry. The theme,
Indigenous Rights, Indignant Wrongs, will address the devastating impacts of
fossil fuel megaprojects on Native American culture and spirituality, reminding
us all of our shared responsibility to protect Mother Earth.
Lummi Nation elder and master carver Jewell James will tell the tale of the 2014
Totem Pole Journey that honored, united, and empowered communities in the
destructive path of coal and oil exports. Mennonite activists Meg and Peter
Lumsdaine will speak about their recent efforts to address mining injustice
with Native communities in Mexico.
This Earth Day celebration will include a stunning array of visual representation of indigenous communities' connection to creation, including a performance by the Danza Quetzalcoatl de Olympia Dance Troupe and a display of the collaborative mural that was painted by communities along the Totem Pole Journey.
Find out more about the event here.
Wednesday, April 22, Pigott Auditorium, 7-8:30 PM
The living Earth is
under assault by an economy that values money more than life. This Seattle
University Earth Day event will examine why we fail as a society to address
this crime against creation and how our religious and educational institutions
are being called to respond.
Friday, April 24, 11:30 AM-1:30 PMBroadway Community Garden (Broadway and Columbia)
Stop by and grab free veggie starts for your garden! Visit
our pop-up stations where you can learn about biochar, potting soil sustainable
alternatives, and vermiculture.
Tuesday, April 28, 10:00 AM-12:00 PMTBD
You love tomatoes! So do we! Just because you live in the
Pacific Northwest, doesn’t mean you should be discouraged. Janice will teach
you the secrets to growing heat-loving veggies!
Thursday, April 30th 2:05-3:00 PMUnion Green (Rainsite - Bannan Atrium)
Learn to make stress melt away using mindfulness meditation
while appreciating the beauty of the outdoors. Participants will be introduced
to the method with an outdoor, guided meditation. Following the 10-15 minute
guided meditation, the facilitator will offer tips and tricks to help
participants begin to familiarize themselves with the feeling of meditation and
help them understand how to mediate on their own.