Events - 27 Apr 19

House Science Committee World Oceans Month Events

On June 4, please join us for a screening of the award-winning Netflix documentary Chasing Coral, followed by a Q&A with Dr. James Porter of the University of Georgia, a Scientific Advisor to the documentary. On June 6, please join us for an Ocean Exploration Expo to showcase breakthrough ocean technology, including footage from ocean exploration missions and other hands-on experiences from the start-ups, researchers, philanthropists, and government agencies at the front lines of modern ocean exploration.

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Screening of a Film About Chernobyl Children in Cuba

“Un Traductor” (“A Translator”) tells the true story of a Cuban professor of Russian literature who, in 1989, abruptly finds his lessons canceled and a note on the university door directing him to the local hospital in Havana. There, he is told he must serve as a translator. But for whom? “The patients from Chernobyl” replies a nurse. The film is in Spanish with English subtitles. Admission is free at the National Gallery of Art but tickets are $14 at the “E” Street Cinema.

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Climate Potluck on the Mall

In an effort to expand its community outside of monthly chapter meetings, Citizens’ Climate Lobby DC  is hosting an Earth Day-themed potluck on April 27th after our Lincoln Memorial tabling event. If you’ve been waiting for a special occasion to try out that new low-carbon recipe you found, now’s the time! Please sign up here to let us know what food you are bringing, and if it is made of carbon.

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