Don’t miss Live Green’s Summer Block Party tomorrow night!!!!

Hi Forklift Fans!  Are you going to the Summer Block Party put on by our friends at Live Green?  It’s gonna be awesome. Advance tickets have sold out, but you can still get them at the door.  (Live Green makes eco-friendly living and business practices easier and more affordable in DC and beyond. They are a membership organization providing support to green businesses, and discounts on everyday green products and services for consumers.).   I’ll be there too, come say hi!

–Patrick E.  (Community Forklift’s new intern)

“For our third birthday, we’re pulling out all the stops and throwing the biggest bash of the summer. It’s all going down Thursday June 23rd at Local 16 from 6 to 9pm. Local band House of Soul ( will keep your body moving with their seamless fusion of dance, jazz, R&B, and underground DJ vibes. Plus with local food, drink specials, raffle prizes, free massages from Well Being Massage, and Live Green giveaways, we’re sure you’ll have an awesome time.”

Our Summer Block Party celebrates another successful year of growing the green economy. This year, we’ve added a slew of new Spots including Busboys & Poets, Well Being Massage, and Circle Yoga. Our Greenbacks program also continues to run strong, introducing consumers to high quality, truly green businesses every week.

$15 for members
$20 for non-members
$25 at the door

To order tickets go to:

Thanks to our Sponsors!
Java Green, Cafe Green, Salazon Chocolate, Repax, Washington Gas and Energy Services, Local 16, VeeV, Kreative Ways & Solutions, Well Being Massage, Vega, City Living Magazine, Zipcar, Clean Currents, Fat Worm, Base Camp, DC This Week

Silent Auction Prizes:
1 Kitchen Bouquet of Tools ///
1 Travel Kit ///
1 One of a kind Hanger ///
2 Gorilla Passes ($121) /// Go Ape! Treetop Adventures
2 Membership bags /// Zipcar
1 $100 gift card /// Herban Lifestyle
1 Meal for Two /// Local 16
1 $50 gift card /// Bread and Brew
1 Massage /// Well Being Massage
1 Three-class Pass /// Circle Yoga
1 Ten-class Pass /// Flow Yoga
1 Ten-class Pass + Newbie Packet /// Tranquil Space
1 Combat-Ready skincare gift set /// Skincando
2 Calamarie fair-trade accessories /// Carbon
1 Gift Card /// The Big Bad Woof
1 Hour-long Interior Design Consultation /// Kreative Ways and Solutions
1 $50 Gift Card /// Caramel

Host Committee: Amanda Harris, Arlingtonianss for a Clean Environment, Brittany Smith, Daniel Riley, Elli Nagai-Rothe, Gabi Levinson, Genna Davidson, Hanna Grene, HawaH, Herban Lifestyle, Jessi Wade, Jim Disbrow, Juliana Stein, Kelvin Dean, Kristen Argenio, Liz Busch, Meagan Lilly, Megan Barrett, Mike Marquet, Oana Leahu-Aluas, Pam Bucklinger, Sara Draper-Zivetz, Shannon Curry, Steve Ma, Susannah Harris, Tanya Grinblat, Verena Radulovic, Kelly Shih, Marya Torrez

And join us afterwards for the official afterparty: the Summer Kick-off Happy Hour hosted by the Lifeline Fund! From 9-11pm next door to Local 16 at Chi-Cha lounge, you can spend your first official Thursday of summer enjoying great drinks, food, and music while supporting the green movement at home in DC and abroad in Kenya, Uganda, and Haiti!