Oct 19 – A Community of Communities

Interview with organizer Macaco from the Ecovillage Education Institute.

Funologist: What is happening at the Charlottesville Ecovillage on October 19th and why is it interesting and important for the folks to come?

Macaco: This event is the Charlottesville Ecovillage October social and it is a multi-offering event, with many different aspects.  It is principally a local gathering and celebration, activities included:a potluck brunch, drumming, dancing, barbecue, sewing circle, recycling presentations, electronic waste collection, workshops and divination.  This is a family friendly event, open to everyone and runs all day (10 AM to midnight). There is no charge for this event which is located at 480 Rio Rd, parking is available, but carpooling is encouraged.

Macaco on drums

One of the purposes of this event is to introduce folks who are in various different communities in the area to see that they are also part of a greater community.  Many different groups use and work with the Ecovillage. This event is designed to bring them together in an intergenerational celebration.  

One specific focus of this event is sorting waste and specifically electronic computer waste.  We are encouraging participants to bring their electronic and computer waste and instead of simply sending these items to a landfill, this event examines other endpoints.  Sometimes electronic waste can be salvaged and reused. The tech wizards from Open Source Recycling will review the electronic hardware which comes in and see which pieces can be rescued, cleaned up and retrofitted so they can become donated computer systems to people who need them but can not afford them.  But not everything can be reused and some of these items will be turned into art objects at this event. Whatever is left will be disposed properly.  
Please come and invite your friends.  RSVP at this Facebook event page

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a funologist, memeticist and revolutionary. Can be found in the vanity bin of Wikipedia and in locations of imminent calamity. buckle up, there is going to be some rough sledding.

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