Events: education

Upcoming events

    • Tue, November 22, 2016
    • Tue, November 28, 2017
    • 7 sessions
    • NSCC Lunenburg Campus, Room C112A


    The Bridgewater Energy Partnership is a learning and action program for local businesses and organizations that encourages innovate energy solutions and increases the collective knowledge of energy sustainability. The Partners help lead our community’s planning and action for energy sustainability by exploring various challenges and opportunities such as emerging energy technologies, affordability, environmental and health impacts, shared service delivery and much more. Partners learn about these issues and how to address them through bi‐monthly workshops. Partners also help the community choose and lead actions that provide an immediate benefit, and are working to shape initiatives and policies that will create Bridgewater’s local energy economy.


    Joining the Partnership

    There is no cost to join the Energy Partnership, other than your business or organization’s commitment toward attending events and being engaged in the process. Membership is open to any business, organization, or community group in Bridgewater and area. 


    Benefits for Partners include:

    • Transferrable training and experience in energy sustainability that can be used to reduce energy consumption, reduce costs, and achieve associated benefits (eg. energy security, green reputation)
    • Facilitated and networked connections with other committed organizations
    • Learn and practice leadership skills like presentation, facilitation, and event management
    • Shape the future of the community in a way that matches your capacity
    • Public promotion of your involvement through press releases and online tools

    To see the current list of Energy Partners, and to learn more about the program, please visit the Energize Bridgewater website

    • Fri, October 27, 2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • Sat, October 28, 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • 564 Glen Allan Dr, Bridgewater (Bridgewater Baptist Church)



    Click here to learn more about this event

Past events

Tue, June 13, 2017 Affordable Energy to Power Our Homes, Transportation, and Fight Poverty: How Bridgewater Can Benefit by Investing in Energy
Fri, May 26, 2017 Mashup Weekend: Energy Edition
Wed, April 26, 2017 Wind Turbines or Solar Panels: Exploring Energy Opportunities for Bridgewater
Fri, October 21, 2016 Our Changing Energy Economy: A discussion with local businesses
Fri, October 21, 2016 Community Workshop: Affordable, Efficient, Renewable Energy for Bridgewater
Wed, August 24, 2016 DIY Energy
Fri, April 29, 2016 Buy Local? Invest local!
Wed, April 27, 2016 Ecological Food Gardens Workshop
Wed, April 20, 2016 The Future is Blue: Inspirations and Insights about Water
Thu, April 14, 2016 South Shore Seed Library Launch 2016
Sun, April 10, 2016 The Future is Blue: Photography Exhibit
Sat, April 02, 2016 Introduction to Permaculture Design Course
Wed, March 23, 2016 Seed-Starting Workshop
Sun, March 20, 2016 Tool Sharpening & Pruning Workshop
Thu, March 17, 2016 "Back to the well - Rethinking the Future of Water" Public Lecture
Sat, March 12, 2016 Composting & Soil Building Workshop
Sat, March 05, 2016 Shoreline Views: Photography and Adaptation Workshop
Sun, February 28, 2016 Windhorse Daylight Snowshoe Wander
Sat, February 27, 2016 Windhorse Moonlit Snowshoe Wander
Sat, February 20, 2016 10th Annual Seedy Saturday
Thu, February 18, 2016 "Bluenose Coastal Action Foundation: Who we are and What we do" Public Lecture
Tue, February 16, 2016 Biodynamics Workshop
Tue, January 26, 2016 Solar Shelter Design Course
Wed, January 06, 2016 Sustainable Landscape Design Course
Fri, January 01, 2016 CSN Members New Year's Levee
Wed, December 16, 2015 Making Natural Christmas Gifts and Cards
Sat, December 12, 2015 Garden Journaling
Wed, December 09, 2015 Biodynamics
Sun, December 06, 2015 Introduction to Goat Keeping and Cheese Making
Fri, December 04, 2015 Helping Nature Heal's Holiday Open House
Wed, December 02, 2015 CSN Members Meeting + Film Screening: The Wisdom to Survive
Wed, November 25, 2015 Composting and Soil-Building
Sat, November 21, 2015 Making Natural Christmas Gifts and Cards
Sat, November 07, 2015 Wildlife and Pollinator Gardens
Wed, November 04, 2015 Wreath-Making with Dried Garden Materials
Wed, October 28, 2015 Edible Landscape Design
Wed, October 21, 2015 Winterizing your Garden
Wed, October 14, 2015 Seed-Saving
Sat, October 10, 2015 Edible Landscape Design
Tue, September 29, 2015 Candidates Forum on Democracy, Women's Issues, Youth Issues and the Environment
Sat, September 26, 2015 Squashtastic
Fri, September 25, 2015 Afterglow Art Festival
Wed, September 23, 2015 Special Film Screening: Just Eat It
Sun, September 20, 2015 Open Farm Day
Sat, September 19, 2015 Hodge Podge Community Garden Harvest Picnic
Wed, September 16, 2015 Sustainable Landscape Design Course
Sun, September 13, 2015 Sharing Square Community Garden Harvest Open House
Sat, September 12, 2015 Building Nature Trails Workshop
Sun, August 23, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Glowing Green Campfire Night
Sun, August 23, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Up!Skilling Expo
Sat, August 22, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Bridgewater Street Fair
Fri, August 21, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Film Night
Fri, August 21, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Crave Local: a Taste of Home
Fri, August 21, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Sustainable Housing Tour
Thu, August 20, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Sound of Home Jam Session
Sat, August 15, 2015 Chainsaw Skills and Safety Course
Mon, August 10, 2015 Eco Scientists Half-Day Camp
Sat, August 08, 2015 Family Campfire Night: Sunset Stroll & Campfire
Mon, July 27, 2015 Pirate's Cove Half-Day Camp
Sat, July 25, 2015 Making Garden Maintenance Fun
Sat, July 25, 2015 Nature Writing Retreat
Sat, July 18, 2015 Hodge Podge Community Garden Open House
Sat, July 18, 2015 The Morton Centre Family Picnic and Open House
Sat, July 18, 2015 Chainsaw Skills and Safety Course
Mon, July 13, 2015 Wild Adventurers Camp
Sat, July 11, 2015 Helping Nature Heal's Annual Open House
Wed, June 24, 2015 Re-Connecting with Nature: Workshop
Sat, June 20, 2015 Growing and Using Herbs
Sat, June 20, 2015 Workshop: Scything Weekend
Wed, June 10, 2015 Tree and Shrub Pruning Workshop
Sun, June 07, 2015 Traditional Medicines and Teas with Laurie Lacey
Sat, June 06, 2015 Building Nature Trails Workshop
Fri, June 05, 2015 3rd Annual Rum and Chowder Social
Fri, June 05, 2015 Bike Week!
Fri, June 05, 2015 Mushroom Culture Workshop
Wed, June 03, 2015 Tool Sharpening Workshop
Wed, May 27, 2015 Organic Pest and Weed Control Workshop
Sat, May 23, 2015 Creating Nature Trails Workshop
Wed, May 20, 2015 CSN Members Meeting: Local Prosperity Conference Discussion
Wed, May 20, 2015 Pollinator Garden Workshop
Wed, May 13, 2015 Building Healthy Soils Workshop
Wed, May 06, 2015 Companion Planting Workshop
Sat, May 02, 2015 Garden Journal
Wed, April 29, 2015 Plant First Aid Workshop
Sun, April 26, 2015 St. John's United Food Bank Concert
Wed, April 22, 2015 Seed Starting Workshop
Sat, April 18, 2015 Hodge Podge Garden Opening
Sun, April 12, 2015 Learn to make Feta Cheese
Sat, April 11, 2015 Climate Change March
Thu, April 09, 2015 Local Prosperity - New Economics for Rural Canada
Sun, March 29, 2015 Dormant Pruning and Tool Sharpening
Sat, March 28, 2015 Learn to Build Nature Trails
Sat, March 28, 2015 Agriculture Day
Sun, March 22, 2015 Learning to make Hard/Pressed Cheese
Sat, March 21, 2015 Bio-Dynamics
Sun, March 15, 2015 “Our Water, Our Life” Water Week Photo Exhibit
Sat, March 07, 2015 Starting Seeds
Wed, March 04, 2015 Sustainable Landscape Design #2
Sat, February 28, 2015 Learn to Build Nature Trails
Wed, February 25, 2015 Starting From Seed
Sat, February 21, 2015 9th Annual Seedy Saturday Event
Sat, February 21, 2015 Making Tracks - Walking Safety Leader Program
Fri, February 20, 2015 Bio-Dynamics
Tue, February 17, 2015 My Year of Buying Nothing + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, February 14, 2015 Dormant Pruning and Tool Sharpening
Wed, February 11, 2015 Garden Journal Workshop 2015
Tue, January 27, 2015 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sun, January 18, 2015 Introduction to Cheese Making Workshop
Sat, January 10, 2015 Sustainable Landscape Design Workshop 2nd run 2015
Wed, January 07, 2015 Sustainable Landscape Design Workshop
Thu, January 01, 2015 Second annual CSN Open House
Wed, December 10, 2014 Cheese making workshop - learn to make your own chevre for the holidays!
Fri, November 28, 2014 Film Screening: 'The Wisdom to Survive - Climate Change, Capitalism & Community'
Tue, November 18, 2014 Sustainable Businesses & Local Economy + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, November 15, 2014 "Clean Water - Protecting Your Watershed" Symposium and Trade Show
Fri, November 07, 2014 MTRI's Third Annual Conservation Science Meeting
Sun, November 02, 2014 Film Screening: The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism and Community
Thu, October 23, 2014 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sat, October 18, 2014 Workshops: Learn How to Prevent and Treat Cold & Flu with Herbal Medicine
Mon, October 13, 2014 Cheese Making Class
Fri, October 03, 2014 HAND CRAFTED - fairly traded textiles for Christmas giving & more
Sun, September 21, 2014 Open Farm Day
Sat, September 20, 2014 Film Screening: Climate Change in Atlantic Canada
Sat, September 20, 2014 Community Garden 2nd Annual Harvest Pot Luck Picnic
Sat, September 20, 2014 People's Climate March
Mon, September 15, 2014 Waterlution Workshops for Transformative Young Leaders
Sun, August 24, 2014 Growing Green Festival - Lunenburg County Sustainability Tour
Sat, August 23, 2014 Growing Green Festival - Bridgewater Street Fair and Food Truck Rally
Fri, August 22, 2014 Growing Green Festival - Film Night and Opening Ceremonies
Thu, August 21, 2014 Growing Green Festival - Close to Home Dinner
Mon, August 11, 2014 The Basics for SEED SAVING for Vegetables
Mon, July 28, 2014 Pirates' Cove Day Camp (Ages 6-9)
Mon, July 21, 2014 Eco-Scientist Day Camp (Ages 10-13)
Sat, July 19, 2014 Hodge Podge Community Garden Open House
Tue, July 15, 2014 Home Energy Renovations + CSN Members Meeting
Mon, July 07, 2014 Eco-Scientist Day Camp (Ages 6-9)
Sun, July 06, 2014 Cheese making class!
Sun, June 29, 2014 Permaculture Design Course (PDC)
Tue, June 24, 2014 Transition Film Screening and Discussion
Sat, June 21, 2014 5KM FUN RUN/WALK
Fri, June 13, 2014 The Otesha Project
Fri, June 06, 2014 Bike Week
Mon, June 02, 2014 Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good: An Evening with Author Heather Menzies
Tue, May 20, 2014 Taking Action on Climate Change + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, May 10, 2014 Community Garden - Early Planting Day
Sun, May 04, 2014 Cheese making class!
Sat, May 03, 2014 Edible Landscaping Workshop
Fri, April 25, 2014 GMO Foods and Your Health
Wed, April 16, 2014 Healthy Plants Need Healthy Soil
Sun, April 13, 2014 Cheese making classes
Sat, April 12, 2014 Energy Super-Hero Workshop
Mon, April 07, 2014 Living Shorelines: A New Approach to Coastal Erosion Management in Nova Scotia
Sat, April 05, 2014 South Shore Sustainability Expo & Forum 2014
Sun, March 30, 2014 Cheese making classes
Fri, March 28, 2014 PowerShift Atlantic
Fri, March 21, 2014 A Conversation about Water Stewardship
Thu, March 20, 2014 Using the Biodynamic Calendar
Sun, March 16, 2014 Canada Water Week Photo Exhibit
Sun, March 09, 2014 Cheesemaking Class
Sat, February 22, 2014 8th Annual Seedy Saturday
Fri, February 21, 2014 Documentary "Occupy Love: Revolution of the Heart"
Tue, February 18, 2014 Whynotts Community Wind Farm Open House
Sat, February 15, 2014 Tool Sharpening & Dormant Pruning
Thu, February 06, 2014 Community-Based Renewable Energy
Wed, February 05, 2014 Sustainable Landscape Design Workshop
Thu, January 30, 2014 Freedom in the Anthropocene Era
Tue, January 28, 2014 Solar Shelter Design Course
Fri, January 24, 2014 Film Screening: "Peace Out: Energy Costs"
Tue, January 21, 2014 Sustainable Households On & Off the Grid + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, January 18, 2014 Training For Transition Workshop
Fri, January 17, 2014 Inner Transition: the Heart and Soul of Living Resilience
Sat, January 11, 2014 The Georgetown Conference - Second Community Meeting
Wed, January 01, 2014 CSN Members' New Year’s Levée Invitation
Wed, December 04, 2013 Cafe Canada: Energy for Everyone
Fri, November 29, 2013 Fair Trade Christmas Gift Show - Mahone Bay
Mon, November 25, 2013 The Georgetown Conference - Public Talk
Sat, November 09, 2013 Young Naturalists: Free Child / Parent Activity
Sat, November 09, 2013 TIME: A High School Environmental Leadership Program
Sat, November 09, 2013 Neighborhood Co-operative Greenhouses: A How-To Workshop
Wed, November 06, 2013 Film Screening: Watermark (2013)
Thu, October 24, 2013 Solar Shelter Design Course
Fri, October 18, 2013 Film Screening: On The Line
Tue, October 15, 2013 Citizenship in a Changing Climate + CSN Members Meeting
Wed, October 09, 2013 Energy Efficiency Workshop for Not-for-profit Community Organizations
Sat, October 05, 2013 TAMAMCHAT Natural Textiles' Fair Trade Gift Show
Sun, September 22, 2013 IncrEDIBLE Community Picnic - Blockhouse School Project
Sat, September 21, 2013 IncrEDIBLE Community Picnic - Caledonia Exhibition
Wed, September 18, 2013 The Edible Read-a-Thon
Tue, September 17, 2013 Special Film Screening: Feast or Famine
Sun, September 15, 2013 Harvest Pot Luck Picnic
Sun, September 15, 2013 Local Food Awareness Week
Sun, September 15, 2013 Open Farm Day
Wed, September 11, 2013 Join the Scouts!
Mon, August 19, 2013 WILD THINGS: Herbal Camp for Children
Tue, August 13, 2013 Growing Green Sustainability Festival
Sat, July 20, 2013 Hodge Podge Community Garden Open House
Tue, July 16, 2013 Economics of Local Food + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, June 22, 2013 Women-Only Chainsaw Course
Mon, June 10, 2013 Presentation on Flood Risk for Town of Bridgewater
Sat, May 25, 2013 Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course
Thu, May 16, 2013 Making Tracks - Cycling Train the Trainer Session
Thu, May 09, 2013 Nova Scotia Food Gathering
Sat, April 20, 2013 Making Real Craft Beer from Whole Grains
Thu, April 18, 2013 Solar Shelter Design Course
Wed, April 17, 2013 Rainwater and Your Property: From Risk to Resource
Sat, April 13, 2013 Yurt and Green Wood Construction Workshop
Sat, April 06, 2013 Inner Narrative and Outer Journey to a Sustainable Future
Sat, April 06, 2013 South Shore Sustainability Expo 2013
Fri, March 22, 2013 World Water Day
Fri, March 15, 2013 Film Screening: Bottled Life
Wed, March 06, 2013 One Nova Scotia: Shaping Our New Economy Together
Tue, February 26, 2013 Sustainable Landscape Design #3
Mon, February 25, 2013 FarmWorks Information Session
Sun, February 24, 2013 Fire Pit Medicine Talk and Walk
Sat, February 23, 2013 7th Annual Seedy Saturday 2013
Tue, February 19, 2013 Lawns to Gardens
Tue, February 19, 2013 SkillsonlineNS Orientation and Networking Lunch
Sun, February 17, 2013 Holistic Management for Farms
Sat, February 16, 2013 Woodland Clearing with Rita Baruss
Thu, February 14, 2013 ONE BILLION RISING!
Tue, February 12, 2013 The Biodynamic Calendar
Thu, February 07, 2013 What in the World Is Transition?!
Wed, February 06, 2013 Sustainable Landscape Design #2
Mon, February 04, 2013 Sustainable Landscape Design #1
Fri, January 25, 2013 Film Screening: Salmon Wars
Tue, January 22, 2013 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Thu, December 06, 2012 Holiday Market at NSCC
Fri, November 30, 2012 Cafe Canada: Canadian Resources-Salvation or Sellout?
Sat, November 24, 2012 Breadmaking with Martina Groeger
Sat, November 24, 2012 TAMMACHAT Natural Textiles' Ethical Gift Show
Mon, November 12, 2012 Annual General Meeting, South Shore Social Ventures Coop (SSSVC)/The Blockhouse School Project
Sat, November 10, 2012 South Shore Young Naturalists Club Trip to Windhorse Farm
Mon, October 29, 2012 Sustainable Landscape Design Course
Sat, October 27, 2012 4th Annual Stinking Rose Garlic Festival
Thu, October 25, 2012 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sat, October 20, 2012 Ecological Siting Seminar and Supper
Tue, October 16, 2012 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Thu, October 11, 2012 At Issue:Municipal Election Forum (Lunenburg)
Fri, October 05, 2012 Ecological Design and Gardening: Introduction to Permaculture
Thu, October 04, 2012 At Issue:Municipal Election Forum (Bridgewater)
Wed, October 03, 2012 Workshop on Natural Building and Regulatory Compliance
Tue, October 02, 2012 Natural Building and Regulatory Compliance: Public Presentation
Sat, September 29, 2012 TAMMACHAT @ Culture Days: Celebrating Weaving Traditions
Sat, September 22, 2012 Cuisine for Life workshop
Fri, September 21, 2012 Journey into Nature
Sun, September 16, 2012 Radial Chromatography: Nature as Artist
Sat, September 15, 2012 Scenario Planning Workshop
Wed, September 12, 2012 Introduction to Edible Landscaping
Sun, September 09, 2012 Season Extension - Pushing the Envelope
Sat, September 08, 2012 Seed Saving Workshop
Sat, September 08, 2012 Nature Hike at Indian Point Commons - The World of Mosses with Anne Mills
Sat, August 25, 2012 "Close to Home" - Dinner and a Movie
Sat, August 25, 2012 Lunenburg County Sustainability Tour
Sat, August 25, 2012 Growing Green! Festival 2012 - Day 2
Fri, August 24, 2012 Growing Green! Festival 2012 - Day 1
Sat, August 18, 2012 Farm Flicks: To Make A Farm
Tue, July 24, 2012 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Sun, July 22, 2012 Growing Green Fest Volunteer All-Call
Sat, July 21, 2012 Farm Flicks: Chocolate Farmer
Sat, July 21, 2012 Hodge Podge Community Garden Open House
Sun, July 15, 2012 Season Extension - Quick Easy and Affordable Solutions
Sat, July 14, 2012 Earthship Building Workshop
Sat, June 23, 2012 Farm Flicks: Symphony of the Soil
Thu, May 17, 2012 Natural Beekeeping with Ross Conrad
Thu, May 10, 2012 Composting Workshop
Sun, May 06, 2012 Turning the Tide: the Way Forward into Our Water Future
Tue, May 01, 2012 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Sat, April 28, 2012 Learning about Lichens and Nature Art Contest Winners - South Shore Young Naturalists
Fri, April 27, 2012 Cafe Canada: Small Grids, Big Choices: South Shore Electricity and Communications Options 2012-2020
Thu, April 26, 2012 The GREAT RE-SKILLING
Sun, April 15, 2012 Making Tracks - Cycling Train the Trainer Session
Sat, April 14, 2012 Introduction to Permaculture Course
Sat, March 31, 2012 'Queen of the Sun: What are the Bees Telling us?' - a film event
Sat, March 31, 2012 Basketry Basics - Weaving Willow Trays and Platters
Sat, March 31, 2012 South Shore Sustainability EXPO
Sat, March 24, 2012 From the Ground Up: Workshop for Farmers
Sat, March 17, 2012 Pruning Workshop
Tue, March 13, 2012 Sustainable Landscape Design Course
Sun, March 11, 2012 EarthDream Film Series: A Little Black School House
Sun, March 04, 2012 EarthDream Film Series: A Small Act
Sat, February 18, 2012 South Shore Young Naturalists Club - Stargazing
Sat, February 18, 2012 Wayne's World
Sat, February 11, 2012 6th Annual Seedy Saturday
Wed, February 01, 2012 Clean Across NS
Sun, January 29, 2012 EarthDream Film Series: Youth Producing Change
Fri, January 27, 2012 Training for Transition
Tue, January 24, 2012 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sat, January 21, 2012 Small School Summit
Sat, January 21, 2012 Wayne's World
Tue, January 17, 2012 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Sat, January 14, 2012 Project WET team comes to South Shore Young Naturalists Club
Thu, January 12, 2012 Take Charge! Saving Money, Creating Jobs and Helping the Planet
Sat, December 17, 2011 Wayne's World
Sat, December 10, 2011 Young Naturalists Club FREE nature workshop
Fri, December 02, 2011 Bridgewater Sustainability Tour
Mon, November 28, 2011 Coastal Management Strategy Public Meeting
Sat, November 26, 2011 System Change! not Climate Change Teach-In
Sun, November 20, 2011 Young Naturalists Club FREE nature field trip
Sat, November 12, 2011 Young Naturalists Club FREE nature workshop
Sat, November 05, 2011 Book Discussion: "A Taste of the Maritimes"
Sun, October 30, 2011 Book Discussion: "Our Way Out"
Sat, October 29, 2011 Stinking Rose Garlic Festival
Mon, October 24, 2011 Drivewiser Green Check-Ups
Sun, October 16, 2011 Young Naturalists Club FREE nature field trip
Tue, October 11, 2011 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sat, October 08, 2011 Young Naturalists Club FREE nature field trip
Sun, September 25, 2011 Moving Planet’s Bike ‘n Hike and Great Garlic Giveaway!
Mon, September 19, 2011 Solar Energy Tour & Presentation
Sun, September 18, 2011 Young Naturalists Club FREE nature field trip
Sat, September 10, 2011 Young Naturalists Club FREE nature workshop
Sat, July 23, 2011 Growing Green! Festival 2011
Mon, June 06, 2011 An Evening of Permaculture

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