Climate Week

Sponsored by: HUMuS, Huntington Mobilization for Sustainability

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Huntington Interfaith Climate Week is a time for the houses of worship, across all faiths, to hold events, preach and participate in programs related to celebrating and protecting our earth.
April 22-30, 2023

COMMUNITY-WIDE CLOSING EVENT

Kiss the Ground
Community-Wide Event
narrated by Woody Harrelson

Sunday, April 30, 2023

A hopeful and real solution on how to heal our planet.

Followed by a Q&A with a Kiss the Ground speaker, Don Smith, lead educator

Stay for a reception and meet local environmental groups

At the Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Ave, Huntington, NY

All Tickets $8

To purchase tickets, please

For more information, please

SYJCC PROGRAMS

Community Garden Cleanup and Planting

Sunday, April 23, 2023 | 1:00-4:00 pm
Behind the SYJCC Building (far end of rear parking lot)

Volunteer in our newly-expanded Community Garden as we prepare and plant vegetable and flower seedlings.

To volunteer, please

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Window Box and Flower Pot Gardening

Monday, April 24, 2023 | 1:00-2:00 pm

Master gardener Cindy Ackerman, lead volunteer for SYJCC’s Community Garden, will speak and share the information needed to create your own potted gardens at home.

Open to the Community; no pre-registration required

ADDITIONAL PROGRAMS

ancient Jain leader

Gathering of Light

Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 10:00-11:30 am
203 East Pulaski Road, Huntington Station

Join us for this auspicious event. Mahaveera Janma Kalyanak: a celebration of the wisdom this ancient Jain leader and his call to care for the Earth. Together we plant a butterfly garden to honor Interfaith Climate week.

Light refreshments following the program

For more information and to register, please

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Community Hike

Saturday, April 22, 2023 | 10:30 am
Veteran’s Park of East Northport

Meet at Veteran’s Park in East Northport for a community hike with First Presbyterian Church of Northport.

For more information and to register, please

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Israel and Long Island: Water Crisis and Innovation

Sunday, April 23, 2023 | 12:00-2:00 pm
Huntington Jewish Center

Join us for festive Israeli lunch followed by presentations on Long Island water standards: the quality of your water and what you can do to improve it and Israeli innovation in water conservation and its impact worldwide.

Fee $20 | Students are FREE

For more information and to register, please

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Sunday Services and Earth Day Fair

Sunday, April 23, 2023 | 10:30 am
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington

We’ll celebrate Earth Day with a non-creedal worship service followed by Earth Day Fair in social hall following service. Learn small things to make positive environmental change; hands-on activities; and 12 pm stroll to the Grow to Give Garden for a compost demonstration and activity. All faiths welcome.

For more information, please

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Suffolk County’s Clean Water Plan

Monday, April 24, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Join on zoom for a community briefing with Deputy County Executive Peter A. Scully discussing what we’ve done and what we’re headed in 2023. Learn more about what YOU can do to help improve water quality.

For more information and to join, please

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“Secret Suburbia – Life Beyond the LIE”

Wednesday, April 26, 2023 | 7:00 pm

A presentation and discussion about plants, nature and critters around us on Long Island by David Taft, member of Temple Beth David and Assistant Superintendent at National Park Service.

Temple Beth David
100 Hauppauge Road
Commack, NY 11725

Open to the public. RSVP for non-members is required. Please email [email protected]

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Water Quality Presentation

Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 7:00 pm
6:15 pm complimentary appetizers and cash bar

Learn about the quality of our waterways, solutions to protect them, and how the NYS Environmental Bond Act can help.

Northport Yacht Club Women’s Committee, Cross-listed with HUMus
11 Bluff Point Road
Northport, NY 11768

For more information or to register, please

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Social Action Committee Project

Sunday, April 30, 2023 | 10:00 am

Dix Hills Jewish Center

Sierra Club speaker followed by butterfly-friendly planting.

Space is limited; open to Dix Hills Jewish Center members only

PARTICIPATING ORGANIZATIONS

BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir

Bethany Presbyterian Church

Centerport United Methodist Church

Dix Hills Jewish Center

East Northport Jewish Center

First Presbyterian Church of Greenlawn

First Presbyterian Church of Northport

Gathering of Light Interspiritual Fellowship

Huntington Jewish Center

Kehillath Shalom Synagogue

Melville Jewish Center

Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care

St. John’s Episcopal Church of Cold Spring Harbor

St. John’s of Huntington

Suffolk Y JCC

Temple Beth David

Temple Beth El of Huntington

Temple Beth Torah

The Congregational Church of Huntington

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington

United Methodist Church of Huntington, Cold Spring Harbor