Courses and Workshops
Summer Sustainable University session at Sunrise Mountain Branch Library!
Escape the heat this June with our summer Sustainable U classes at the library. There is something for everyone. Whether you're interested in adding solar to your rooftop, how much to water your landscape, how to start composting or where Peoria's water comes from, we've got you covered.
All classes are free, but registration is required. Classes held at Sunrise Mountain Branch Library (21109 N. 98th Ave., Peoria, AZ 85382).
Click HERE to register.
Compost Happens: The Complete Guide to Backyard Composting
Did you know that almost 21% of all waste in America is food waste? What are you doing with those plant and grass clippings? In this fun and interactive class learn how to turn these common wastes into a nutrient rich soil additive - compost.
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pmCost: Free
SRP Solar Education Workshop
Interested in learning more about the possibility of solar for your residential rooftop? SRP invites you to attend a Residential Solar Basics Workshop. Attendees will learn how a solar installation works and about the financing options available to SRP customers through their incentives programs. Participants will also learn about the various other solar applications available to them such as solar water heaters.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pmCost: Free
Sustainable Water Supplies: The Life Cycle of Urban Water
Do you know where your water comes from? Interested to know more about the incredible path that water travels before it reaches your tap? Come to this informative class to get all your questions answered and to learn more about the treatment, distribution, and path your water takes. You'll be amazed.
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pmCost: Free
SRP Energy Efficiency Workshop
SRP invites residents to come learn more about all the options available to increase the energy efficiency of their homes. Learn about lighting, heating-ventilating-cooling, and home energy audits.
Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 10:00am to noonCost: Free
Landscape Watering 101
Are you over watering your landscape? How can you tell if you're over watering your landscape? Answers to these questions as well as how to make repairs, how to operate your irrigation controller and how to increase the efficiency of your home's irrigation system are all covered.
Thursday, 27, 2013 - 6:00pm to 7:30pmCost: Free
Summer sustainability oriented magic shows for the kids!
Get the kids out of the June heat and come to one of the Saturday magic shows at Sunrise Mountain Branch Library. Kids will follow the adventures of Sonoran Sam and Cactus Cate as they search for Arizona's most precious natural resource - water. Magic shows are held each Saturday in June at 11:00am at Sunrise Mountain Branch Library (21109 N. 98th Ave., Peoria, AZ 85382). All shows are free and registration is not required.