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Thursday, June 7: Join us for Green Drinks Winston-Salem!
Are you an environmentalist looking to connect with like-minded friends in Winston-Salem? Join local environmental organizations for drinks, community, and conversations at the monthly Green Drinks Winston-Salem. A portion of each drink (not actually green!) will benefit your favorite environmental non-profits.
Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Place: Fiddlin' Fish Brewing Company
Where: 772 Trade St NW · Winston-Salem, NC
Saturday, June 9: Day Hike in the Linville Gorge Wilderness Area
We will hike to the top of Hawksbill Mountain, Table Rock, and then to the Chimneys. This is rated as a moderate hike of about 6 miles total. You will need to bring water, lunch, rain gear, and hiking footwear. For more information and to participate, contact Joel Wooten at 336-466-1314 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Sierra Club requires all outings participants to sign a standard waiver.
Saturday June 9 Piedmont Conservancy Event: Explore the Aquatic Resources of the Dan River at Hill Farm at 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kevin Hining from the NC Wildlife Commission will help us learn about and explore some of the special aquatic resources in the Dan River. We will learn about stream ecology and Kevin will demonstrate how the technique of fish shocking is used to monitor types and densities of fish populations.
Park at the WRC parking area across the road from the Hill Farm and Jessup Mill. This will be a low-walking outing with a chance to get your feet wet if you like. Waders are encouraged and a few will be provided.
Wednesday, June 13: Foothills Group Program Meeting: Charles Robbins: Explorations of the Black River
NOTE: New day and location
Meeting will be on Wednesday, not Thursday
Meet at the Alpha Chapel in Bethania, 5393 Ham Horton Lane; Bethania.
Captain Charles Robbins will describe his kayak explorations on the Black River and the Three Sisters Swamp, home to hundreds of ancient bald cypress. Robbins may even give us some clues to the mystery of Roanoke’s lost colony
The program is free and open to the public.
Refreshments are provided.
Saturday June 30: Sierra Club Foothills Summer Yard Sale
1000 Yorkshire Rd, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27106
Time: 7:00am to 1:00pm
Sierra Club is looking for your donations
We politely ask that all items be gently used
(no holes, no stains, no worn out springs)
So! Clear your clutter and give it to us
We'll sell it to support the causes we must!
We need your donations, but we don't need them today,
We need you to save them instead of giving them away.
We accept donations on June 28th and 29th from 8 am to 8 pm at the church. Our Yard Sale is on the 30th!
We thank you so much, from the bottom of our hearts but need to remind you this can't be written off (these donations are not tax deductible).
Thursday July 19 through Sunday July 22: Foothills Camporee!
Save the Dates!
Our camporee has been scheduled for Thursday, July 19 through Sunday July 22 at the Davidson River Campground. It is three miles from Brevard and 45 minutes from Asheville.
NOTE: No tent, sleeping bag, pads? We have equipment to loan for use on our events.