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Schedule of Events 2013 (We will soon begin posting the 2014 Schedule)

We will continue to update the schedule until the Festival starts, so check back to see how our programs develop.

Thursday, August 15
12 pm One Gallon ChallengeTM
Participants leave from respective points of departure to Boston GreenFest at Boston City Hall Plaza. They will measure their fuel usage, whether gasoline or gasoline equivalent, to see how far they can get on one gallon.
4 pm One Gallon ChallengeTM
Participants arrive at Boston GreenFest on Boston City Hall Plaza.
5 pm
to
10 pm
Kick-Off Concert at Boston City Hall Plaza, starting with a Native American Drum & Dance Ceremony. Words of wisdom and peace by Rabbi Sonia Saltzman of Temple Ohabei Shalom and Reverend Garvin Warden of Greenwood Memorial United Methodist Church. Freevolt, winners of the New England Music EcoAward 2013. Check the Performance Schedule. Choose from many eco-friendly world cuisines available on the Plaza at the Local Food Emporium and find a range of unique items at the EcoBazaar. America's Best Dance Crew Winners from Everett, Phunk Phenomenon and Lil' Phunk, will top off the night!
Friday, August 16
12 pm The Festival is in Full Gear!
All areas are open: EcoPavilions, EcoArt Gallery and Workshop with Resident EcoArtist George Sabra, EcoFashionShoppe, EcoKids Center, Metro Main Stage, EcoTerrace(21+), EcoStage, GreenSouleStage, Family Stage, BostonGreenFilmFest, MIT FAB LAB, GreenSpeakerSeries, Local Food Emporium,and more.
10 am
to
11 am
Massport Transportation Forum: Transportation Tomorrow Today!
If you are involved in transportation planning or operations, or are interested in thinking creatively about the future of transit, please join us at the EcoStage! Pre-registration is advised since seating is limited to 200.
11 am
to
12 pm
Water Forum: H20 on the Go! presented by Ford Motor Company
If you are curious about how large corporations are working to solve water issues, please join us at the EcoStage! Pre-registration is advised since seating is limited to 200.
12 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: The Sky is Pink
An emergency short film from Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated director of Gasland addressing the urgent crisis of drilling and fracking in New York state.
12:30
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1:30 pm
Mayoral EcoForum: Building Boston's Future
Come hear all 12 of Boston's Mayoral Candidates share their unique perspectives about a "Green Boston" on the Metro Main Stage and learn more about their vision for our city.
1 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: The Water Front
The Water Front, filmed by Liz Miller, is the story of an American city in crisis but it is not just about water. The story touches on the very essence of our democratic system and is an unnerving indication of what is in store for residents around the world facing their own water struggles.
1:30
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2:30 pm
Water Forum: Water and Technology
Please join us in the Piemonte Room, 5th Floor, Boston City Hall.
2 pm
to
2:30 pm
Boston Green Leader Award Ceremony
Come to the EcoStage to find out who is the winner of the first Boston Green Leader Award.
2:30
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3:30 pm
Water Forum: Health, Nutrition and Water
We will be discussing the links between our food, health and water. Please join us in the Piemonte Room, 5th Floor, Boston City Hall.
2:30 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: The Dirty Truth About Coal
In Appalachia, mining companies literally blow the tops off mountains to reach thin seams of coal. The Dirty Truth About Coal, filmed by Alexia Pritchard, exposes the truth about the emissions from coal-fired power plants. What you can't see, can hurt you.
2:30 pm
to
5:30 pm
Green Entrepreneur Small Business Forum presented by Next Street, Greening America through Public-Private Partnerships and Green Neighbors Education Committee, Inc.
If you are running a small business or thinking of starting one, this event is for you! Meet in the Curley Room on the 5th Floor of Boston City Hall. Pre-registration is advised since seating is limited to 75.
3:30
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4:30 pm
Water Forum: Real and Virtual Water--Gardens, Rain and Your Kitchen Sink
BeCause Water will lead a discussion about the water we use every day, whether it's directly in our tap, in the rainfall outside, or involved in the products we use. Please join us in the Piemonte Room, 5th Floor, Boston City Hall.
3:35 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: Red Gold
Red Gold is a portrait of a unique way of life that would not exist if the salmon didn't return with Bristol Bay's tide. This film depicts the fight for survival and the return of balance to our society and environment.
4:35
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4:53 pm
Everybody is a Star!
Eva Sapper and Loren Moale will appear on the Metro Main Stage.
5:00
to
6:30 pm
Boston EcoPageant International sponsored by SAVERS
This is the 1st annual Boston EcoPageant International - we believe everyone has beauty and wisdom to share. This is a fully inclusive pageant for young men and women ages 18-29. Come see our unique program. Tal Heller, rising Opera singer will be on our stage between the pageant segments.
5:00 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: Blue Gold: World Water Wars
Filmmaker Sam Bozzo examines the growing battle over control of the global water supply in the documentary Blue Gold: World Water Wars. The film examines how major corporations and financial institutions are buying up territories where large water supplies can be found, the fight to protect the Great Lakes, allegations that one of the world's most powerful political families is attempting to corner the market on water in Paraguay, and what ordinary citizens can do to keep the water supply free and shared fairly by all.
6:30
to
10:00 pm
Play for the Planet Concert
Gumbo Diablo, McAlister Drive, Zili Misik, Raynya Simmons and more!
Saturday, August 17
10:00
to
11:00 am
Transportation Forum: Electric Vehicles Now!
This forum will analyze options for electric vehicles from buses to trains to trollies across our city. Organized by EVUIS. Join us at the EcoStage.
11:00 am

Festival Continues in Full Gear!
All areas are open: EcoPavilions, EcoArt Gallery and Workshop with Resident EcoArtist George Sabra, EcoFashionShoppe, EcoKids Center, Metro Main Stage, EcoTerrace(21+), EcoStage, GreenSouleStage, Family Stage, BostonGreenFilmFest, MIT FAB LAB, GreenSpeakerSeries, Local Food Emporium,and more.
11:00 am

BostonGreenFilmFest: Red Gold
Red Gold is a portrait of a unique way of life that would not exist if the salmon didn't return with Bristol Bay's tide. This film depicts the fight for survival and the return of balance to our society and environment.
12:30 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: Blue Gold: World Water Wars
Filmmaker Sam Bozzo examines the growing battle over control of the global water supply in the documentary Blue Gold: World Water Wars. The film examines how major corporations and financial institutions are buying up territories where large water supplies can be found, the fight to protect the Great Lakes, allegations that one of the world's most powerful political families is attempting to corner the market on water in Paraguay, and what ordinary citizens can do to keep the water supply free and shared fairly by all.
2:30 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: The Dirty Truth About Coal
In Appalachia, mining companies literally blow the tops off mountains to reach thin seams of coal. The Dirty Truth About Coal, filmed by Alexia Pritchard, exposes the truth about the emissions from coal-fired power plants. What you can't see, can hurt you.
3:35 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: The Sky is Pink
An emergency short film from Josh Fox, the Oscar-nominated director of Gasland addressing the urgent crisis of drilling and fracking in New York state.
4:15 pm

BostonGreenFilmFest: The Water Front
The Water Front, filmed by Liz Miller, is the story of an American city in crisis but it is not just about water. The story touches on the very essence of our democratic system and is an unnerving indication of what is in store for residents around the world facing their own water struggles.
5:00 pm
to
6:00 pm
Boston EcoFashion Show sponsored by SAVERS
The fifth annual Boston EcoFashion Show will showcase a series of local designers, some of whom will present upcycled work using garments from SAVERS that will be transformed into new upscaled outfits. Sass Brown, World renown ecoFashion designer and Assistant Dean of the School of Art at FIT in New York City, will serve as commentator, educator and MC as our models walk the runway.
6:00 pm
to
10:00 pm
NOCHE LATINA
Hosted by MEGA!

A spectrum of Spanish music and dance from the Caribbean and South America. ¡Vamos a bailar! Come dance and join the fun!
10:00 pm Boston GreenFest 2013 concludes. Until next year!

 
Foundation for a Green Future, Inc. - Boston, MA - 617-477-4840 - info@bostongreenfest.org
Originally designed by Autumn Gedutis & Sarah Prouty.
Please note that there is no commercial audio or video recording allowed during Boston GreenFest without prior written authorization.