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THE COLLIDER EVENTS – Check it out ! July Lunch & Learns and Lots More!

Lunch & Learns
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12 – 1pm | The Collider

We invite the Asheville business, entrepreneurial, and science community at large to join us and participate in trainings delivered by world-class business, start-up, and climate science experts on topics ranging from how to pitch investors to how climate change is a factor in the increased prevalence of mosquito and tick-borne diseases.

 

Free for members of The Collider; 50% off for Friends of The
Collider; $20/pp for the public.
 
Justice First Tour: Asheville
July 14, 1:00PM | Southside Gardens
Dogwood Alliance’s Justice First Tour will be making a stop in Asheville on July 14th at Southside Gardens.The Justice First Tour calls for a strong network of grassroots and frontline organizations working together to advance climate justice and forest protection, with a focus on 100% clean energy for 100% of the people.
Free and open to the public.
 
The Climate Adaptation Game
July 18, 4:30-6:00PM | The Collider
Collider member Climate Interactive has a new game you’ve gotta try – the Climate Adaptation Game! Join us to try out this powerful and oddly entertaining exercise on decision-making in the face of high-stakes uncertainty. This game pits countries against each other as they plan for the possibility of droughts, floods, or the change to improve livelihoods.

The Climate Interactive Team is looking for your feedback on the game and would love to teach others to lead it in their communities!

Free and pen to the public.
Doors open at 4:30pm and the game will begin shortly thereafter. 
Drinks & snacks will be provided. Please RSVP.
 
Climate Data 101
July 20, 3:30-4:30PM | The Collider
Asheville is home to the largest repository of climate data in the world, but how is it used? What does it look like? Who has access? If you’ve been wondering about any of these questions, then join The Collider and NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information to learn more!
 
Free and open to the public.
 
Open Happy Hour, aka. Big PERC
July 20, 4:30-6:00PM | The Collider
Beers are on us this month at our Open House Happy Hour, dubbed the Big PERC. Meet our climate startups, learn about ways to get involved with our mission, and enjoy fine views overlooking Pritchard Park as the dulcet beats of the drum circle get your Friday evening started off right.

Cheers to Hi-Wire Brewing, our official beer sponsor.
 

Free and open to the public.
 
Science Pub: Science of Cities
June 27, 5:30-7:00PM | The Collider
The Asheville Museum of Science (AMOS) and The Collider host Science Pub, a free Friday night guest speaker series. This month features Joe Minicozzi of Urban3 speaking about human behavior’s influence on where people live.

 

Free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of $10/person or $20/family. Doors open at 5:30pm and the presentation begins at 6:00pm.
 

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We are a one-of-a-kind magazine that provides local, regional, national and international information about women’s lives and education, performing and visual arts and writing, the environment, green living and sustainability and regional Western North Carolina business, people and events. “Villages preserve culture: dress, food and dance are a few examples. As villages grow in population and turn into towns, local cafes make way for large American chains. Handmade leather sandals are discarded for a pair of Western sneakers. Due to its small size, a village fosters a tight-knit sense of community. Justpeace.org explains the meaning of the African proverb, “It takes a village,” by stating that a sense of community is critical to maintaining a healthy society. Village members hold a wealth of information regarding their heritage: they know about the ancient traditions, methods of production and the resources of the land. When villages become dispersed or exterminated in times of war, this anthropological knowledge disappears. Large cities are not as conducive to growing and producing foods such as fruits and vegetables. Villages, on the other hand, usually have ample amounts of land and other resources necessary for growing conditions.” The Importance of Villages by Catherine Capozzi Our Mission SheVille.org provides readers with information important to women’s lives and well-being. We focus primarily on the areas of education & health, business & finance, the arts & the environment. We are particularly interested in local & regional resources, organizations & events.
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