PARENTING CENTER WORKSHOP
PARENTING IN A WARMING WORLD:
A Climate Change Workshop for Families
Sunday, March 30, 9:30am-12pm
$15 per family for Workshop and Kids Program (registration deadline March 27)
$5 per couple for Workshop only (pre-registration preferred, but walk-ins welcome)
Join us starting at 9:30 for shmoozing and coffee (kids welcome).
Grown-up and Kids Programs will run concurrently from 10 am to 12 pm.
Co-sponsored by Interfaith Power & Light
Worried about climate change but too busy to figure out
what to do about it? Learn simple, practical strategies for your family to live
sustainably at home and beyond. Kids
will enjoy a drop-off Going Green Playtime while parents
hear from local experts about how to get involved and how to help our children
cultivate an optimistic and pro-active environmental outlook as they grow. The Kids program is geared toward children 2-9, while the Adult
Workshop welcomes all parents/grandparents.
Going Green Playtime for Kids
Kids will join early childhood educators for
songs, stories, and art projects about caring for the Earth and saving energy! The
morning will culminate with a performance by acclaimed children's performer
Kinderman, a Master Teacher Artist who will engage children in appreciation for the
natural world through puppetry, story telling, music, and dance. The registration deadline for the Going Green Playtime is March 27; we cannot accept walk-ins.
Going Green Workshops for Grown-ups
The morning will include:
- What's Happening to Our Kids' World?
Faciliated by Julie Hantman & Joelle Novey (See "About the
Pre-registration is preferred for the Workshop for Grown-ups, but we can take walk-ins if necessary.
About the Facilitators:
Joelle Novey is the director of Interfaith Power &
Light, which works
with hundreds of congregations of many traditions across Maryland, DC, and
Northern Virginia to save energy, go green, and respond to climate change.
Julie Hantman is a new parent, storyteller, public health
policy advocate, and a member of the Climate Reality Project's Leadership