Uptown Goes Green Event
Saturday, April 26
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
St. John's Assyrian Church
1421 W. Lawrence
10 a.m. What's happening with electric and natural gas proposed rates?
David Kolata, Citizens' Utility Board Exec. Dir.
10:30 Real time energy pricing & reducing your electric bills
Stephanie Folk, Center for Neighborhood Technology
11:00 Eating green and reducing your carbon footprint
Zina Murray, Logan Square Green Kitchen
11:30 How to do an eco-friendly house rehab
Nadine Bopp, Professor and Environmentalist
Noon What's powering the bicycle revolution?
Harry Wray, DePaul Professor & Author of Pedal Power
12:30 Overview on Chicago's new laws to protect bicyclists
Arline Welty, Chicagoland Bicycle Federation
1 p.m. How to go solar in your home, tour and lecture
Greg Redfaeirn, Uptown owner of a solar 2-flat
All events are free and open to the public. Attendees will receive a free compact fluorescent bulb. You can also enter a drawing for a free membership to the I-GO car sharing program.