Monthly Meetings

Central Piedmont Group Meetings

Fourth Wednesday of the Month

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm (unless noted in announcement)

Mahlon Adams Pavilion at Freedom Park, 2435 Cumberland Ave., Charlotte, NC, 28203. The program is free and open to the public and you do not have to be a member to attend. Free parking is available.

Bring a friend or two; you’ll be glad you did!

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Central Piedmont Sierra Club Group Website:

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April 23 – Monthly Meeting – Kayaking in Florida

Two Local Guys Kayak Adventure Around Florida: Join the Central Piedmont Group of the Sierra Club Wednesday April 23rd to hear the tale. Marc Delucca and Jim Windle pushed their kayaks into the Gulf of Mexico in November 2013. They completed their final takeout on the Atlantic coast near the Georgia Florida border in March of 2014. Marc and Jim’s route, The Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Trail, covered over 1500 miles, included various National Parks and seashores, and had them experience many types of wildlife. Come and meet these modern explorers. Free pizza is served at 6:30 pm and the program begins at 7:00 pm at the Mahlon Adams Pavilion in Freedom Park

A Fierce Green Fire and Much More – 3/26/14

A Fierce Green Fire

Please join us on Wednesday, March 26th for a screening of the award winning new documentary film, “A Fierce Green Fire” which spans 50 years of grassroots and global activism. The Sundance documentary brings to light vital stories of the environmental movement where people fought – and succeeded – against enormous odds. From the Academy Award-nominated director of “Berkeley in the Sixties,” the film features Lois Gibbs, Paul Watson, Bill McKibben, Paul Hawken, Carl Pope, John Adams, Bob Bullard, Amory Lovins, Barbara Bramble, Jennifer Morgan and more.  Screening followed by Q&A discussion.

View trailer here:

Our meeting starts off at 6:30 PM with pizza, refreshments and a chance to meet and socialize with other Sierra Club members and friends. The business meeting and program will begin at 7:00 PM. Non-members and potential new members are very welcome!

Central Piedmont Sierra Club meetings are held in the Mahlon Adams Pavilion at Freedom Park, 2435 Cumberland Avenue, Charlotte, NC, 28203. Cumberland Avenue is off of the 1500 block of East Boulevard.

The program is free and open to the public and you do not have to be a member to attend.

Free parking is available.

Bring a friend or two; you’ll be glad you did!  See you there…

Sometimes what happens in Vegas needs to be Shared – 2/26/14

Moving NC Beyond Coal to Clean Energy – Jan 22 Monthly Meeting

Sierra Club Year in Review and Potluck Dinner – Dec 18

Give Thanks for the Earth, Dirt! that is – Nov 20

“Nuclear Power in the Carolinas – Wasting Away or a Glowing Threat?” – Oct 23 Meeting

Sept 25 Sierra Club Meeting – “For Earth’s Sake: The Life and Times of David Brower”

“Trash Talk – Garbage In, Garbage Out”: Sierra Club Meeting Aug 28

“Finding Refuge and Nourishment During Difficult Times” – July 24 Sierra Club Meeting

June 26 Monthly Meeting – Change of Location and Time for a Very Special Event

May 22 – “1 Tree, Two Trees, Old Trees, New Trees”

“Attack on NC Solar Energy – Can it Survive?”, Wed, Apr 24 Monthly Meeting

March Monthly Meeting: “A Burning Desire to be Outside, Hiking with Sharon McCarthy”, Mar 27

Monthly Meeting, Feb 27: “The Climate Crisis In NC, Our Energy Future, And What We Can Do About It!”

The Coal Hard Facts from The Queen of Coal – Dec 12th Sierra Club Meeting

Sierra Club Monthly Meeting, Oct 24: Celebrate Food Day 2012, Watch “Nourish”, Meet Candidates, and More!

Sierra Club Fall Kick-off and Cookout, Sept 26 at 6:30 PM

August 22 Sierra Club Meeting – “Bicycling, sustainability and culture change”

July 25th – “Mecklenburg County’s State of the Environment Report: Are we trending in the right direction?”