Tweed Ride this Earth Day

Tweed Ride

Join us at Earth Day Staunton for the 2nd Annual Tweed Ride Staunton, a jaunty ride about town brought to you by Transition Staunton Augusta, Black Dog Bikes, and Ride Staunton. No pre-registration necessary and the ride is FREE. All ages.* Just show up in the back parking lot of Black Dog Bikes as early as 10:45 for a short ride in your dandy best that begins at 11am. Festooned bikes … [Read more...]

Young and Green: City Council Candidates Forum 3/31

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Transition Staunton is pleased to be sponsoring, in partnership with The Spencer Center for Civic and Global Engagement at Mary Baldwin College, Young and Green: City Council Candidates Forum on Youth Issues and Local Sustainability. The event, free and open to the public, will be held Monday, March 31, 2014 at 7pm on the Mary Baldwin College campus in Francis Auditorium. With Staunton City … [Read more...]

Newtown Community Garden Meeting 2014-15 Season

Garden Meeting 2014

It's that time of year again — to plan for the seasons ahead by planting seeds and getting ready to venture outdoors, dig in the dirt, raise food, and hang out with cool people. So join us for a meeting to discuss the 2014-15 garden season at the Newtown Community Garden. We'll talk about: Plot availability and building more plots Minimal participation cost of $30 per garden year (and … [Read more...]

OXFORD: 1,000-Year City, A talk by Dr. Jon Cawley

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Staunton has been around for 266 years — but what would it take for our fair city to survive for 1,000 years? Dr. Jon Cawley, Associate Professor of Environmental Studies at Roanoke College returns to Staunton with his entertaining and compelling talk on what it takes for cities to survive — and thrive — for millennia. He highlights those elements of city living that help make people HAPPY, … [Read more...]

Fellowship of Warmth

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The recent Polar Vortex cold was a reminder that not everyone in our community has access to all the cold-weather gear they need. This event is a response to that; it's an opportunity to come together to donate clean, gently used (or new if you have it) coats and winter gear — hats, coats, scarves, socks, boots, mittens, snow suits — for people in need. With members of our community suffering … [Read more...]