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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...]
   
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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...]
   
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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...]
*'''Wednesday, July 24, 2013: (Rohnert Park)''' This one hour class will provide an overview of the steps and supplies necessary to build your very own solar oven. A great hands-on project - this is the perfect afternoon activity for families, friends, and groups. It takes place at Sonoma Mountain Village, 1300 Valley House Dr, from 5:45 p.m. - 7 p.m. [http://solaroven.eventbrite.com/ More information...]
 
*'''Monday, July 29, 2013: (Mendocino County Public Broadcasting)''' Join Jeff and Doug and their guest [[Julie Greene]], Executive Director of [[Solar Cookers International]]. They will be discussing solar cooking strategies and equipment, and the impact of SCI's work in emerging nations. On these FM stations: 90.7 Philo, 91.5 Willits and Ukiah, 88.1 Fort Bragg. [http://www.kzyx.org/index.php/talk-shows/self-help-and-sustainability/the-renewable-energy-hour/entry/upcoming-re-hour-show-07-29-13-solar-cooking-with-solar-cookers-international 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 its 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. See http://solarcookers.org for more information.
 
*'''Saturday, August 17, 2013: (Hopland)''' SolFest XV is returning to the Solar Living Center located at 13771 Hwy 101 for one day only. Live music, educational solar workshops, and good times. [http://www.solarliving.org/special-events/solfest/ More information...]
 
 
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*'''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...]
 
 
*'''Saturday, July 27, 2013: (Portland)''' Build and take home your own solar oven, learn how to cook with solar energy and receive solar recipes and tips. Registration required. 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. at Lents Park, Southeast 92nd Avenue and Holgate Boulevard; $39; +1 (503) 760-3000
 
   
 
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*'''Third Saturday each month: (St. George)''' [[Solar Cooker at Cantina West]] offers solar cooking classes the third Saturday of each month at their downtown St. George location, 867 S. Bluff St. [http://www.solarcooker-at-cantinawest.com/solarcookingclass-info.html 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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*'''Thursday, July 25, 2013: (Seattle)''' The 5th Annual NE Seattle Solar Cookout at the Hunter Gathering Place, 7744 35th Ave NE, will take place from noon to 8 p.m. If you want to cook with the sun, there will be people tending solar cookers starting at noon. If you prefer to bring a salad or something to drink, join us for dinner at 6:00. Then Rock & Roll with the Barker Boys! All are very welcome, regardless of solar cooking knowledge or ability to stay for the whole event. [http://sustainableneseattle.ning.com/events/5th-annual-solar-cook-out More Information...]
 
 
*'''Saturday, July 27, 2013: (Shoreline)''' The 10th Annual NW SolarFest is an outdoor annual regional event supported by the City of Shoreline, Shoreline Community College, Seattle City Light and many others. The festival is organized by the Shoreline Solar Project. The free event will run from 10 am to 6 pm at Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Avenue North, with the beer garden and the live music continuing until 8 pm. Solar cooking demonstrations will be included in the activities. [http://shorelinesolar.org/nw-solarfest-2013 More Information...]
 
 
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*'''Thursday, August 15, 2013: (Dodgeville)''' [[Joel Goodman]] will be presenting drawings and model studies of the thru-wall fixed concentrator solar cooker he has designed. The fixed location cooker connects the cooking level directly to the interior of the kitchen at counter height. The presentation will be at the Dodgeville Public Library, 139 S. Iowa St. at 7 p.m. [http://www.PVO-Pergolas.com/index.html Preview images]
 

Latest revision as of 22:56, June 29, 2015

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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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