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*'''Saturday, May 18, 2013: (Vacaville)''' A new Solar Cooking/Build a Solar Cooker course is being offered by the City of Vacaville’s Community Services Department that will teach participants the benefits of cooking with sunshine. Participants in this class will create an economical, portable solar cooker and receive instruction on essential solar cooking tips. It’s a great way to add solar cooking to your camping/backpacking adventures or emergency preparedness plan. The one day class is from 10 a.m - noon. [http://www.ci.vacaville.ca.us/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=2409 Registration information...]
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*{{NewJun15}}'''Saturday, July 11, 2015: (Barstow)''' The Desert Discovery Center located at 831 Barstow Road will host a solar cooker workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $8 per person. [http://www.desertdispatch.com/article/20150622/NEWS/150629983 More information...]
*'''Saturday, June 22, 2013: (Fresno)''' [[Central Valley Solar Cookers]] will be holding a solar cooking festival in Fresno. It will feature solar cooking demonstrations, local bands, solar science demonstrations, and all things solar. Please come join us to celebrate solar cooking and the summer solstice. [http://www.cvsolarcookers.org/ More Information...]
 
*'''Saturday, August 3, 2013: (Nevada City)''' The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (no alcohol, drugs, tobacco or foul language allowed) will be having a Solar Cook-Off and Potluck at 615 Hollow Way. Cooking will begin at 10 a.m., and the potluck will start at 4 p.m. Bring tasty ingredients of your favorite dish to solar cook and share. If you don’t have a solar cooker, bring yourself and see what the excitement is about. Information available to learn how to make a cooker to use the sun to cook food. For more information contact Ken Dorris, +1 (530) 292-4213.
 
*'''Wednesday, August 14, 2013: (Sacramento)''' [[Solar Cookers International]] is holding it's annual Shine On! gathering to pay tribute to the work of many who have helped teach solar cooking and water pasteurization around the world. Catch up with old friends and meet new ones. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. More details to follow.
 
   
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*{{NewJun15}}'''July 13-17, 2015: (San Bernardino)''' Elementary school students who take part in a math and science summer camp in July at California State University San Bernardino will get a chance to build a solar oven and a wind engine as they learn about green energy, mechanical engineering and other fields. [http://www.pe.com/articles/camp-770152-summer-learn.html More information...]
*'''July 26-28, 2013: (John Day)''' This year's SolWest Fair at the Grant County Fairgrounds hopes to include solar cooking demonstrations, with classes for all ages, solar food vendors and a solar potluck. Since 1999, SolWest has been a back-to-our-roots education-oriented event with the aim of helping small businesses and sustainability-oriented attendees, but the fair is endangered by lack of funding. Consider offering what aid you can to continue the SolWest Fair tradition. [http://www.solwest.org/fair.htm More information...]
 
   
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*'''Saturday, July 18, 2015: (Sacramento)''' The 2nd annual Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival will be held once again in William Land Park from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Solar chefs interested in cooking at the festival are required to pre-register, which will begin in May, 2015. Attend mini solar-cooking classes, learn how solar cooking helps families around the world, and learn how to make a solar cooker yourself. A video of the 2014 festival can be seen at: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rl3RYaxPJlQ Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival 2014]
   
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*{{NewMay15}}'''Sunday, July 19, 2015: (Sacramento)''' Registration is open to attend [[Solar Cookers International|SCI’s]] Regional Convention (North America) event – focusing on Regional trends for the solar cooking sector. Be sure to register early. SCI Network Associates and other partners worldwide are invited. Unsolicited requests for travel funding will not be accepted. [http://www.solarcookers.org/events/north-america/#sthash.Va22Jl6R.dpuf More information...]
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*Also: SCI is still seeking conference abstracts and proposed sessions that highlight innovation, and scalable project and production models. Submissions should be consistent with the SCI’s focus on global promotion of solar cooking and sustainable development. '''Deadline: Friday, June 5th, 2015'''. Submissions should be no longer than 150 words. The abstracts and proposed sessions should be related to an organization’s current or recent work in the solar thermal cooking sector with a focus on lessons learned. Joint submissions from multiple organizations proposing sessions are allowed and welcomed. Preference will be given to submissions from SCI partner organizations. [http://www.solarcookers.org/contact/ Contact SCI]
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*{{NewApr15}}'''Saturday, August 8, 2015: (San Diego)''' [[Jim La Joie]], designer of the [[All Season Solar Cooker]], will present a 2 p.m. free class about solar cooking at the City Farmers Nursery located at 4832 Home Ave. He will cover the different types of solar cookers available and cooking techniques. When registering for the class you are offered a reduced price on an All Season's Solar Cooker. Sign up for this option prior to the class. [http://www.eventbrite.com/e/solar-cooking-101-free-class-tickets-15833596714?aff=es2 More information...]
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* [[Solar Cooker at Cantina West]] will arrange solar cooking classes and demonstrations throughout Utah and southern Nevada for interested groups. Shade and seating will be provided for the class. [http://www.solarcooker-at-cantinawest.com/solarcookingclass-info.html More information...]

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  • NEW: Saturday, July 11, 2015: (Barstow) The Desert Discovery Center located at 831 Barstow Road will host a solar cooker workshop from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $8 per person. More information...
  • NEW: July 13-17, 2015: (San Bernardino) Elementary school students who take part in a math and science summer camp in July at California State University San Bernardino will get a chance to build a solar oven and a wind engine as they learn about green energy, mechanical engineering and other fields. More information...
  • Saturday, July 18, 2015: (Sacramento) The 2nd annual Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival will be held once again in William Land Park from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Solar chefs interested in cooking at the festival are required to pre-register, which will begin in May, 2015. Attend mini solar-cooking classes, learn how solar cooking helps families around the world, and learn how to make a solar cooker yourself. A video of the 2014 festival can be seen at: Sacramento Solar Cooking Festival 2014
  • Sunday, July 19, 2015: (Sacramento) Registration is open to attend SCI’s Regional Convention (North America) event – focusing on Regional trends for the solar cooking sector. Be sure to register early. SCI Network Associates and other partners worldwide are invited. Unsolicited requests for travel funding will not be accepted. More information...
  • Also: SCI is still seeking conference abstracts and proposed sessions that highlight innovation, and scalable project and production models. Submissions should be consistent with the SCI’s focus on global promotion of solar cooking and sustainable development. Deadline: Friday, June 5th, 2015. Submissions should be no longer than 150 words. The abstracts and proposed sessions should be related to an organization’s current or recent work in the solar thermal cooking sector with a focus on lessons learned. Joint submissions from multiple organizations proposing sessions are allowed and welcomed. Preference will be given to submissions from SCI partner organizations. Contact SCI
  • Saturday, August 8, 2015: (San Diego) Jim La Joie, designer of the All Season Solar Cooker, will present a 2 p.m. free class about solar cooking at the City Farmers Nursery located at 4832 Home Ave. He will cover the different types of solar cookers available and cooking techniques. When registering for the class you are offered a reduced price on an All Season's Solar Cooker. Sign up for this option prior to the class. More information...

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