Monday, April 21, 2014

Boulder Green Drinks April Solar Party!

You're Invited! to April Green Drinks Boulder - A Solar Party! hosted by SolarCity

WHAT: Learn about the benefits of on-site solar energy production, and the unusual business model used by SolarCity. 
And… get a sneak peek at a very green community in our midst - Nyland Cohousing!  Nyland is the largest cohousing community in the U.S., hosts a CSA farm, functions by consensus, and is a very sustainable-minded community.

WHEN: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:30PM – 8:00PM
Presentation will begin around 6:30PM and door prize registration begins at 5:30PM. 
Arrive early to take advantage of networking.
LOCATIONNyland Common House, Nyland Cohousing
3525 Nyland Way, Lafayette, Colorado 80026

RTD: Nyland Common house is a 7 minute walk from the Baseline Rd/Nyland Way stop on the 225 and 225 E.

CARPOOLA good idea!  Offer a ride or request one on the Green Drinks Facebook page event.

PARKINGTurn south on Nyland Way from Baseline Road, drive slowly, and turn right on a dirt road and park in a mulched parking lot behind an outbuilding.  The Common House is the big blue building on the cul-de-sac.  The event will be on the second floor.

PERKSEnjoy drinks & nosh with professionals and students who care about the environment! Win a door prize and learn more about the cool folks at SolarCity and Nyland Cohousing.

Solar & Suds! March Boulder Green Drinks at Avery Brewing Company!

WHAT SOLAR & SUDS! MARCH BOULDER GREEN DRINKS AT AVERY BREWING COMPANY! Join us TONIGHT for Boulder Green Drinks! This month Avery Brewing Company will be hosting our event and we welcome our guest speaker, Tom Figel of GRID Alternatives Colorado. 

GRID Alternatives Colorado will be kicking off their first Boulder installations this month, so this is a perfect time for Tom to introduce GRID's program and philosophy on renewable energy access, as well as volunteer and sponsorship opportunities for their Boulder installations.

WHEN: TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 5:30PM to 8:00PM
Presentation by GRID Alternatives Colorado will begin around 6:30PM. Arrive early to enjoy networking. Door prize registration starts at 5:30PM.

WHERE: AVERY BREWING COMPANY, 5763 Arapahoe Avenue, Suite E, in Boulder
Anyone up for carpooling? It is a Green event! Post to our Facebook event page if you need a ride.

COST: SUGGESTED DONATION OF $10 to go to GRID Alternatives Colorado.
Avery is also offering $1.00 off beers for all Green Drinkers!

DOOR PRIZE: AVERY DRINKING KIT AND T-SHIRTS! We will have T-shirts from GRID Alternatives Colorado, as well as a Drinking Kit Gift Basket from Avery for a few lucky winners!

WHO: You're invited! Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome!

February Boulder Green Drinks at The Second Kitchen!

WHAT FEBRUARY BOULDER GREEN DRINKS AT THE SECOND KITCHEN! Come check out Boulder's newest and ONLY Food Co-op! Having been a grocery for the last 85 years, The Second Kitchen has taken over the spot at 904 College Avenue and carries everything from meat and produce, to bakery items and health and wellness.
TSK mission statement:
"The Second Kitchen serves as a food-buying cooperative that creates community around food mindfulness and appreciation. TSK utilizes our member buying power to purchase food locally, organically, consciously, and sustainably. TSK strives everyday to change our current food system by buying in bulk, eliminating packaging, and creating awareness around how we feed ourselves."
Check out their website and come down for some great networking, as well as learning all about what The Second Kitchen has to offer!
http://www.thesecondkitchen.org
 
WHEN: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 6:00 to 8:00PM
Presentation by The Second Kitchen will begin around 6:45PM. Arrive early to enjoy networking. Door prize registration starts at 6:00PM.

WHERE: THE SECOND KITCHEN, 904 College Avenue, in Boulder

COST: FREE ADMISSION! plus yummy snacks from local vendors and non-alcoholic beverages to sample!
We encourage you to bring your own cups and snack plates to reduce waste.

DOOR PRIZE: MEMBERSHIP! Our door prize this month is pretty awesome! One lucky winner will receive a waived co-op equity deposit for their new membership at The Second Kitchen. This is a $100 value for a "household" and $75 for a "student!"

WHO: You're invited! Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome!


AFTER HOURS: KEEP THE DISCUSSION AND NIGHT GOING!! Join us for a drink after Green Drinks at a local watering hole.

Boulder Green Drinks 2014 Kickoff Event!

WHAT: BOULDER GREEN DRINKS 2014 KICKOFF EVENT! Let's start the New Year with Great Networking at one of our favorite local spots! Sponsored by Emmpress Naturals, Meredith Mandell and featuring Andrew Wyatt.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Andrew Wyatt will be presenting a sneak peak of art and photos from his collection of work that ranges from most recently The Flaming Lips, The String Cheese Incident and Burning Man!

WHEN: TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 5:30 to 8:00PM
Presentation will begin around 6:30PM. Arrive early to enjoy networking, happy hour food n' drink specials! Door prize registration starts at 5:30PM.

WHERE: Shine Restaurant & Gathering Place- 2027 13th Street, in Boulder

COST: FREE ADMISSION! plus Happy Hour &/or Dinner Menus available

DOOR PRIZE: We are giving away an awesome gift basket generously donated by Emmpress Naturals, Meredith Mandell!

WHO: You're invited! Bring friends, colleagues, visitors, everyone welcome!

* Great Food, Super Drinks (full bar, or non-alcoholic choices also)
* Door Prizes &/or Give Aways
* Great Networking n' good times with great people!
* Happy Hour Special Menu, or Full Dinner Menus

Monday, December 2, 2013

Colorado Gives! A Green Drinks Celebration on 12/10

December 10th, 5P - 8P:  Celebrate Colorado Gives Day, and support the excellent work of local non-profit Wildlands Restoration Volunteers.

Cool Location - A chance to check out the Agora at the Riverside,
1724 Broadway St, Boulder, Colorado 80302

FREE Ballroom Dancing Class!

Great Networking with community-minded locals

Free Admission, Door Prizes, plus a cash bar.

Arrive early for door prizes, and time to meet n' greet. Free dancing lessons start promptly at 7:30!

Enjoy good conversation with other sustainable-minded people, a drawing for a WRV backpack, and a presentation about the work of WRV and the impacts of the flood on our streams and open spaces.

Agora at the Riverside is a beautiful, 1900s brick venue located at the intersection of Broadway and Arapahoe, across the street from Mustard's last stand. Agora is donating the rent of the location in honor of Colorado Gives Day, so please think of them for your next event or co-working needs! Public parking is available across the street next to Mustard's Last Stand.

PS: If you can't join us for Green Drinks but would still like to support the volunteer restoration of wild lands across Colorado's Front Range (especially including flood recovery for trails, streams, and open space) through Colorado Gives Day, you can schedule a donation online in advance, or just donate on December 10, at www.coloradogives.org/WRV


Sponsored by Agora at the Riverside, ReDirect Guide, and General Services Corp of Boulder!

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Green Drinks: FRESH BLOOD in SPOOKTOBER CELEBRATION

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22nd: 6:00P - 9:00P
Boulder Outlook Hotel & Suites
800 28th Street, Boulder, Colorado 80303
FREE Admission

Green Drinks Celebrates FRESH BLOOD - A Heart-y welcoming to Lindsay Bourgoine, the "fresh blood" joining Boulder Green Drinks as another organizing volunteer! Lindsay recently relocated to Boulder, and has extensive experience, having served on the board of Portland, Maine's Green Drinks!

That means fresh ideas, fresh energy - good stuff to propel Green Drinks into even more success, with Lindsay on board!

Staying in this Fresh Blood // Halloween Theme, we also plan to have:

Special Prices on BLOODY MARYS, or BLOODY MARIAS (as well as other happy hour food n' drinks specials that will be extended for Green Drinks attendees through 8:00P)

FREE CHOCOLATE! Samples from an Organic and Fair Trade, North America Based Company (to be confirmed soon)

DOOR PRIZE(s)! ReDirect Guide (www.redirectguide.com) will be donating a gift certificate to LEAF RESTAURANT - more prizes might also be donated. DOUBLE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING by wearing a costume!

Remember to bring your networking materials also - business cards, name tags, et cetera - anything to make your networking successful!

Cheers! - Mike, Heather, Sarah, Lindsay!

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

OCTOBER BACK ON TRACK! GREEN DRINKS IN BOULDER!

"They're Baaaack...." remember that creepy scene from the movie Poltergeist? Seems appropriate for Spooktober, right?:)

Anyhow Green Drinks is back, after a longer than expected 1 month break, just in time for Autumn and Halloween.

We will be hosted at the incredible Boulder Outlook, on Tuesday the 22nd from 6:00P - 9:00P.

Please mark your calendar; more details to follow soon..

Cheers!

- Mike, Heather, and Sarah