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[live] Thirsty Thursday Virtual Concert: Latino music: Free but donations accepted.

Fenix Dance will perform some smooth Latin moves followed by a Salsa class. Later you will be treated to the sounds of 2x Grammy Award winner Christian Pepin y su Orquesta Bembe!

The Thirsty Thursday Virtual Concert is a team effort of musicians and performers and presenters for an evening to benefit the Ecology Center and their many important programs.

July 2 from 7-8:30pm.
Where:  Live stream on their Facebook page.

 

 

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2X Grammy Award winner Christian Pepin y su Orquesta Bembe and a cameo by multi-award winning Blues legend Fillmore Slim.

Virtual wine tasting, Salsa dance class and more.

Please spread the word to family and friends and join on us July 2 from 7-8:30pm.

Spread the word by sharing with your FB friends. This will be vital to support the success of this event!

 

For a schedule and more information:
https://ecologycenter.org/ThirstyThursday

 

 

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You’re invited to join the Ecology Center for a virtual concert benefit highlighting many of the performers and musicians who would have joined with us in the community at North Berkeley Farmers’ Market Thirsty Thursdays, Earth Day 2020, and at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market Salsa Festival.

The Ecology Center located in Berkeley, CA is celebrating 50 years of Inspiring and building a sustainable, healthy, and just future for the East Bay, California, and beyond. Join us on Thursday, July 2, 2020, for a virtual concert on Facebook Live.

This is a free live stream community event co-hosted by North Shattuck Association filled with music and entertainment with keynote presenters from the Ecology Centers’ programs and local community leaders. Any donations will go to support the costs to host the event and to support Ecology Center Programs.

 

Suggested Donation: $5-$25. RSVP SUGGESTED.

Enter into our RAFFLE for a chance to win:

Wine, A Virtual Wine Tasting Experience, virtual dance lessons, virtual drumming lessons, Bamboo Houseware packages and more!

The event will be streamed on the Ecology Center Facebook page:
https://www.facebook.com/ecologycenter.org/

 

Presenters:
Martin Bourque, Ecology Center Executive Director
Nina Scoville, Ecology Center Farmers Market Program Manager
Sandra Kozma-Kennedy, Ecology Center Store Program Manager
Giuliana Blasi, Ecology Center Youth Development Program Manager
Ecology Center Youth Environmental Academy Interns
Helga Allessio, Professional Chef, and StopWaste Educator
Ben Bartlett, Berkeley City Council, District 3
Sophie Hahn, Vice Mayor, Berkeley City Council, District 5
Nancy Judd, Recycle Runway
Heather Hensley, North Shattuck Association
Matthew Jervis, Downtown Berkeley Association
Kirsten MacDonald, Berkeley Chamber of Commerce

With performances by:
Grammy Award-Winning Christian Pepin y Su Orquesta Bembe
Fog Holler
Fenix Dance
Filmore Slim
Rusty Strings Express
Patch Notes
Rebirth Canal
San Francisco Scottish Fiddlers
Pitch Please
Bob Athayde
Sin Silver

Co-Sponsor
North Shattuck Association

Partner Organizations: Berkeley Community Media, Downtown Berkeley Association, Visit Berkeley, & Wachira Wines

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July 02 2020

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Date: July 2
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost: FREE
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