Holiday Parade – March With Us – Just Show Up – It’s Easy – 12/5 – 4:30PM

NCEA Member and Friends

The Encinitas Holiday Parade is coming up on Saturday, December 5th at 4:30pm and the NCEA will be participating.

We invite you to JOIN US in walking down the 101 and spreading our message of ‘Protect the Planet’ to the citizens of North County.

When – Sat. 12/5.  Line up at 4:30. Please allow time for parking

Where – Look for ‘Spot #85 Red’, 2nd & G St  (818 2nd St. 92024).

Parade Rules – No Handouts/flyers, No Santa Suits. Yes Bikes and Skate board (wear a helmet).

Theme – Tree Huggers Protect the Planet,  We will have a 5’ Globe on top of an electric vehicle and live trees in little red wagons.

Signs & Live Trees – Bring a sign or banner touting your organization.  We will have extra signs, Carry a small tree.

Shout out – Be ready to join in a song or chant.  Bring your ideas. We will have a portable PA System. Do you do the Tree Hugger Polka?

Dress –  Wear something WARM, green, festive and fun.  Bangle and baubles are great.  It will be cold and dark.

RAIN? – Watch the weather. It might rain. Bring rain gear or big trash bag just in case. We will march anyway

Bring – Flash light, Water, Snack

We Need – Childs wagons (4) to transport the live trees.

Parking, Shuttle –  Allow extra time. Very limited street parking. No parking at Moonlight beach, Take a shuttle from

  • Scripps Hospital on Santa Fe Dr.
  • YMCA – Saxony Ave

Parade Timing – The Parade goes down 101 from D St to J St starting at 5:30 PM.  We should be done by 7:00.

Please contact Sandy Atkinson to let us know you’ll be joining us and she will give you the details.
NCEA – North County Eco Alliance,

Agua Hedionda – Free Composting Workshop

Wednesday – 11/18/2015, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Agua Hedionda Center

Join us for a free 2 hour workshop presented by Solana Center that covers the basics of traditional composting and vermicomposting (composting with worms)Agua Hedionda. Learn what composting is and why it’s so important to do, what tools and materials you’ll need, which items are or are not compostable, how to harvest and use your compost.

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Pacific View School – What’s Next?


Engage Encinitas Third Thursday Citizens Academy presents “Pacific View School – What’s Next?”

When: Thursday, November 196:007:30pm

Where: Encinitas Library, 540 Cornish Drive, Encinitas

Entrance: Free

The Encinitas City Council recently gave its unanimous vote of confidence to the Encinitas Arts Culture and Ecology Alliance [EACEA] in its bid to become the Operating Partner of the Pacific View School site.

The EACEA is a consortium of local arts, cultural, civic and environmental entities, foundations and community leaders. Their mission is “to create a rich and dynamic visual, cultural and intellectual arts and ecology learning experience” at the restored school.

Learn more about Encinitas Arts, Culture and Ecology Alliance’s proposal for the historic school site. Meet members of the Alliance and view their conceptual drawings. Share your ideas. They want to hear from artists of all genres, Pacific View alumni and anyone curious about the project.