News, Meetings & Near-term Events of Interest to NTREG Members and the Public


Near-term Meetings, Plus Local and Regional Events
Updated: October 12, 2014.
(See our "Calendar" page for long-term schedule of activities as well as a history of past meetings.)

"Village Fair" Public Safety, Health, Education & Sustainability Fair
Date: Saturday, October 18, 2014.
Location: Mountain View College, 4849 West Illinois Avenue, Dallas, Texas
Hours: Fri: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Animals from the Dallas Zoo. Free electronics recycling. Appearances by the Dallas Police Department. McGruff the Crime Watch Dog. Sparky the Fire Dog. Soccer & Baseball Clinics. Live music & entertainment on a solar-powered sound stage! Ballet Folkorico. Games and giveaways for the children! Arts & crafts. Face painting .. and MORE!
Dan Lepinski's "Solar Shuttle" solar trailer will provide 100% solar electricity for the event sound stage AND the event vendors! No generators will be used at this event!

"2014 Texas Veggie Fair"
Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014.
Location: Reverchon Park, 3505 Maple Avenue, Dallas, Texas
Hours: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
5th annual Texas Veggie Fair held on 46 acres of beautiful park land just north of downtown in the Oak Lawn area of Dallas.
Featuring: Food. Speakers. Live Music. Clothing. Housewares. Veggies. Beer Garden. Chef Demos. Games. Yoga. Children's Activities. Give-aways. Food Contest. Dog Friendly!
In 2013, over 7,000 people celebrated with food, products, live music, speakers, games, activities and information which promote healthier, kinder, more sustainable choices.
Free event! Open to the public! Vegans, Vegetarians, Omnivores and everyone in between are welcome at Texas Veggie Fair!
Dan Lepinski's "Solar Shuttle" solar trailer will provide 100% solar electricity for the keynote speaker's stage and some event vendors!

"Going Green in Greenville"
3rd Annual Sustainability & Natural Health Fair
Date: Saturday, October 25, 2014.
Location: Farmer's Market Square, Lee Street just east of Highway 34, Greenville, Texas (northeast of Dallas)
Hours: Fri: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Speakers, demonstrations, and exhibitors covering all areas of sustainability. Renewable energy, organic gardening, green transportation; medicinal herbs, permaculture, prepping, community, and use of earthen & other natural building materials.

NTREG Monthly Meeting
Date: SPECIAL DAY! Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 noon
SPECIAL ONE-TIME LOCATION! Makerspace, 1825 Monetary Lane, Carrollton, Texas
Our November meeting location is NORTH of Interstate 635, and WEST of Interstate 35E. More specifically, Monetary Lane is two blocks west of I-35E. 1825 is NORTH of Valwood Parkway, on the east side of Monetary Lane.
Map to our November meeting at Makerspace.
This one-time location for our November meeting is approximately ten minutes drive from our usual location!
Topic: "2015 Solar-Related Legislation"
A legislative update for the upcoming session in Austin, including a preview of what the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association ("TREIA") may be advocating as policy positions, and what NTREG could be doing to advance the renewable cause."
Presenter: Russell Smith, Executive Director of TREIA.
In the 2013 legislative session, solar energy won some important victories, due in part to the dedication and actions by many individuals. At one of our past meetings, a state legislator told us as few as five or six people contacting her could make a difference!
At our special November 1 meeting, we will hear from Russell about the next legislation efforts we can expect from TREIA and others - and what we can do to help.

Renewable Energy Events from Around Texas, the USA, and the World.

Events Courtesy of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Association


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