MiamiGreen.Co is a Green Events Calendar featuring South Florida architecture, environmental design, garden lectures, and eco events. This events calendar is provided as a community service for South Florida environmental activists, garden enthusiasts and green industry professionals. Each of the organizations featured in our calendar is a priceless resource of information for sustainable living practices - consider joining a South Florida botanic garden, garden club or plant society today!
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AUGUST 2014 GREEN EVENTS
August 5 | Orchid Society of Coral Gables
location: Fairchild Tropical Garden | 10901 Old Cutler Road | Miami, FL
room: Corbin Building, classroom "A"
date: first Tuesday of every month
time: 7:30 pm
August 14 | South Dade Garden Club Meeting
location: Fruit and Spice Park | 24801 SW 187 Ave | Homestead, Florida 33031
date: Second Thursday of each month
August 19 | Bromeliad Society Meeting
topic: The Hectias of Mexico: Diversity and Companion Plantings
speaker: Andy Siekkinen
location: Fairchild Tropical Garden, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156
time: 7:30 PM
Andy, a resident of Southern California, was trained as a nanotech chemist, but has switched to botanizing in Southern Mexico. Over the last five years, he has searched for (and found) new species of Hectia and Tillandsia. Currently he is pursuing genetic studies of the genus Hectia. Since 2012, he has been the CEO of Eagle Eye Adventures, in which he leads small groups of people on botanical and cultural adventures in Mexico, specializing in searching for bromeliads, orchids, cacti, and any other interesting plants in their natural habitat. Raffle table provided by Andy Siekkinen and Dian Johnston.
August 20 | Cinema Green in the Garden
location: Miami Beach Botanic Garden
address: 2000 Convention Center Drive | Miami Beach, FL 33139
time: 7:30 - 9:30pm
web: Miami Beach Botanical Garden
ECOMB (Environmental Coalition of Miami Beach) presents a FREE outdoor screening of National Geographic's documentary, Earth Under Water. Miami, New Orleans and New York City could be completely underwater if sea levels continue to rise. In the movie, leading experts will forecast how mankind will be impacted if global warming continues, and explore ways how humanity could adapt, such as building floating cities. Can anyone say Waterworld?
August 26 | East Everglades Orchid Society
location: UF Miami-Dade County Extension 18710 SW 288th ST
date: Fourth Tuesday of each month
time: • Mini-class - 7:15 p.m. • General meeting & program - 8:00 p.m.
August 27 | Redland Tropical Fruit & Vegetable Society
topic: New topic and speaker each month
location: Fruit and Spice Park | 24801 SW 187 Avenue | Homestead, FL 33031
date: Last Wednesday of each month
time: 7:30 pm