In McHenry County, the first Wednesday of each month is Green Wednesday!
Our next gathering is June 3rd, 2015, from 5pm - 7pm
Biking in McHenry County
Come and explore biking in McHenry County. Topics will include: Navigating around local communities on a bicycle; easy, inexpensive ways to upgrade older bicycles; tips for maintaining your bike; upcoming bike events; local bike trails and more!
Presenters: Bob Olsen, owner of Wheel Werks, and Tim Heil, owner of Ski and Bike, both in Crystal Lake.
Displays: Wheel Werks and McHenry County Bicycle Advocates
Tentative future topics:
July 1: Fox River Corridor, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
Aug. 5: Composting for Apartment Dweller & Small Households, Rich Tobias, U of IL Master Gardener
Sept. 2 (6th Anniversary!): "Working Toward Sustainability" Mike Shipley, owner/managing partner of Conscious Cup Coffee, Crystal Lake.
Mike will share their journey of bringing sustainable practices to a business and their goals for the future. Green America business member since 2006!
(Helping create economy that works for the planet and all the people on it), Green America business member
Oct. 7: Oaktober, Jim Anderson, Lake County Forest Preserve District
Nov. 7: EarthShare Opportunity, Thomas Jacks
Dec. 2: Home Brewing - Holiday Gift Idea
Join us at Duke's Alehouse & Kitchen, 110 N Main Street in Crystal Lake. Head upstairs at Duke’s for info and inspiration, business and pleasure. Come talk about “greening” the future with others. Must be 21 to purchase alcohol - non-alcoholic drinks are available, of course!
We have an information table set up, and you are welcome to bring information about your green products and services each month to share.
Additional parking is available at the train station.
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