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Boston 
BSLA Fall Social: Bowling!
Thursday, October 17, 6:00 p.m.
Lucky Strike Social
325 Revolution Drive
Somerville

Want to bowl in the tournament? All are welcome to play! To participate in the tournament, email Nadene Worth to reserve a spot on a team. OR — If you have a team (or part of a team) who wants to play together, email Nadene and she will coordinate. Teams will be 4 people; 16 teams in the tournament total. More information

Boston 
SketchBoston at Olmsted Park/Jamaica Pond
Saturday, October 19, 12:00 p.m.
Olmsted Park

SketchBoston is an up and coming sketching group for anyone interested in drawing the dynamic landscapes of Boston and beyond. Please bring your own sketching materials (sketchbooks, watercolors, pens, pencils, markers, etc). More information

California - Northern 
Firescaping Lecture with Douglas Kent
Thursday, October 24, 6:30 p.m.
SmithGroup
301 Battery Street 7th Floor
San Francisco

As California’s population and temperatures continue to grow, so does the likelihood of wildfires. The ten most costly wildfires in U.S. history have all occurred in California – the top two in the last two years. Join Douglas Kent, author of Firescaping, as he highlights the essential qualities of protected property and community. Doug will be focusing on roads, structures, defensible space, plants, and community obligations. More information

California - Sierra  
EPG LARE Lecture Series - Sections 1 & 2
Saturday, October 19, 10:30 a.m.
AIA Central Valley
1400 S St Suite 100
Sacramento

Come join us for a LARE study day. We will provide practice tests for ASLA Sierra Chapter members who are registered for the December test. Please e-mail us with the section(s) needed. More information

California - Southern 
LARE Section 1: Project and Construction Administration
Saturday, October 19, 9:00 a.m.
1010 Westwood Boulevard
Los Angeles

Taught by Angela Woodward, ASLA, Landscape Architect (CA 2126). For over 10 years, Angela has taught LARE Prep Classes and mentored many candidates to success. She has been on the national ASLA LARE Prep Committee for the past seven years and taught LARE Prep Courses at numerous ASLA conferences. More information

California - Southern 
Symposium – Resilient Landscapes
Tuesday, October 22, 10:00 a.m.
DoubleTree Hotel
120 South Los Angeles Street
Los Angeles

Joris Voeten, MSc, and Steve Williams discuss creating sustainable cities through creative water management. More information

Colorado 
2019 Annual Awards Event and Gathering
Thursday, October 24, 5:00 p.m.
Bigsby's Folly
3563 Wazee Street
Denver

The 2019 Annual Awards Event and Gathering will be at Bigsby’s Folly, 3563 Wazee Street, Denver CO 80216 on the evening of Thursday, October 24th Join your colleagues for networking, the awards presentations, the JSR silent auction, and more. More information.

Florida 
Happy Hour @ Glitch - Broward Section
Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m.
Glitch Arcade Bar
905 NE 5th Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale

Join the Florida Chapter of ASLA for a happy hour at Glitch. More information

Florida 
Florida Southern College – Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings In-Depth Tour
Saturday, October 19, 9:00 a.m.
Florida Southern College Lakeland
111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
Lakeland

Join the Florida Chapter of ASLA for a tour of Florida Southern College’s Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings. More information

Louisiana 
2019 LEED Green Associate Training
Tuesday, October 15, 11:00 a.m.
Tulane University
Science and Engineering Lab Complex
Room 224

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a sustainability scorecard for green buildings. The LEED Green Associate is the only professional designation to show employers and clients you have certified knowledge in the field. This course is taught by USGBC faculty and to date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 9000 students pass their respective exams at a 99 percent pass rate. More information

New Mexico 
Pop-up Playground @ The Ace Leadership High School
Saturday, October 26, 9:30 a.m.
ACE Leadership High School
1240 Bellamah Avenue Northwest
Albuquerque

Join the New Mexico Chapter of ASLA for a pop-up playground at the Ace Leadership Highschool. More information

Michigan 
Michigan Conference on Landscape Architecture
Wednesday, October 23 - 24
The Inn at St. John's
44045 Five Mile Road
Plymouth

Join the Michigan Chapter of ASLA for its annual conference on October 23 - 24. More information

Minnesota 
WILA Dialogues: Project Management Panel
Monday, October 28, 4:00 p.m.
SRF Consulting Group
St. Paul

Save the date for an upcoming panel session on project management and lessons learned, featuring guest speakers. Registration and details will be available soon. More information

New York 
4 CEUs & a Beer: Design and Operations Strategies for Maintenance
Thursday, October 17, 12:30 p.m.
Center for Architecture
536 LaGuardia Place
New York

Join the New York Chapter of ASLA for its next installment of 4 CEUs & a Beer, Design and Operations Strategies for Maintenance. More information

New York 
NYBG: 21st Annual Landscape Design Portfolios Lecture Series
Monday, October 21, 6:30 p.m.
Scandanavia House
58 Park Avenue
New York

Three outstanding landscape designers from around the world – Kim Wilkie, Daniel Vasini, and Andrea Cochran – showcase their signature projects, working methods, and design philosophies. This year’s influential trio feel passionately about the need to co-design with nature and create spaces where people want to spend time. Join these fascinating speakers to see how creative thinking is re-imagining the practice of landscape design. More information

New York 
ASLA-NY Open Studio: SWA/Balsley
Thursday, October 24, 6:00 p.m.
SWA/Balsley
31 West 27th Street - 9th Floor
New York

Join ASLA-NY for an Open Studio at SWA/Balsley. Recipient of the prestigious ASLA Design Medal in 2015, Tom Balsley is a landscape architect whose visionary work focuses on transforming the margins of the city—from the industrial edges of derelict railyards or neglected waterfronts to the discrete scraps of land overlooked in the urban grid. More information

New York - Upstate 
NYUASLA Half-Day Education Seminar
Friday, October 18, 1:00 p.m.
Ramada Plaza
41 Lakefront Drive
Geneva

Join us in Geneva! We will spend the afternoon learning about various planning and development projects underway in Geneva. The seminar includes two presentations and a walking tour followed by a social hour. This will be a great learning event with time to catch up with friends and colleagues. Attendees can earn up to 3 PDH. Registration for the event will be up and running soon. More information

North Carolina 
NCASLA Mountain Section Fall Social
Tuesday, October 15, 4:30 p.m.
Asheville Brewing Company
77 Coxe Avenue
Asheville

Join the North Carolina Chapter of ASLA for the Mountain Section’s Fall social. More information

North Carolina 
Lewis J. Clarke Landscape Architecture Lecture: Sarah Zewde
Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m.
NC State Burns Auditorium
2221 Katharine Stinson Dr
Raleigh

Join the Department of Landscape Architecture for the Lewis J. Clarke Lecture featuring Sarah Zewde of Studio Zewde on October 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the Burns Auditorium. More information

Ohio 
2019 OCASLA Fall Education + Gala
Friday, October 18, 10:00 a.m.
Grande Hall at Liberty Tower
120 W 2nd St
Dayton

The Ohio Chapter of ASLA is proud to present the seventh annual 2019 OCASLA Fall Educational + GALA in Dayton, Ohio. This event celebrates great landscape architecture and community planning achievements in Ohio's extraordinary cities. Participants who attend the Fall Educational will receive 4 LACES HSW CEU's. More information.

Ohio 
Kent State CAED Fall 2019 Lecture Series
Thursday, October 24, 6:00 p.m.
Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative Gallery
1309 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland

This lecture is part of the Kent State University CAED Lecture series and is a free public event to be held at the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative Gallery. More information

Ohio 
2019 OCASLA LARE Exam Preparation Session
Saturday, October 26, 8:00 a.m.
MKSK
462 S Ludlow St
Columbus

The Ohio Chapter of the ASLA invites LARE Candidates to participate in a prep session at MKSK on Saturday, October 26th, 2019. The session format enables candidates to assess strength and weakness, to preview problem styles, experience drilling, discover success factors as well as hear an overview of exam content to enhance overall exam performance. The Section 3 & 4 session features slides, videos, discussion, individual questions, 1 PPI book per session along with supplemental handouts plus customized post-session follow-up emails. More information

Oregon 
Surfacing Natural Systems: Toward an Ecology of the City // Kurt Culbertson, FASLA
Wednesday, October 16, 5:00 p.m.
University of Oregon
Lawrence Hall
Room 115

A continuum of landscape architecture and environmental theorists including Patrick Geddes, Ian McHarg, Michael Hough, Ann Spirn, and Charles Waldheim have sought to describe the place of the natural environment within the urban context. Most recently the concept of landscape urbanism has entered the lexicon of the profession. Designers now speak of “constructed ecologies” and “green” infrastructure. More information

Oregon 
Understanding and Preparing ODOT Construction Documents
Thursday, October 17, 12:00 p.m.
Oregon Electric Station
27 East 5th Avenue
Eugene

Please join the Willamette Valley Section for a presentation and conversation featuring Robert Marshall, who will speak about preparing construction documents for ODOT projects. The presentation will provide guidance on the production of construction specifications and drawings conforming with ODOT standards. In addition, the presentation will provide ODOTs requirements for roadside design wherein the Designer’s aesthetics, the taxpayer’s money, and the traveling public’s safety are blended into a cohesive design. More information

Potomac 
Annual Potomac Chapter ASLA Picnic
Saturday, October 19, 12:00 p.m.
Fort Hunt Park
Alexandria

Join the Potomac Chapter of the ASLA for its annual picnic. Please BYOB and a side dish (with your serving utensil). The Chapter will provide barbeque (pulled pork, chicken, coleslaw, and BBQ beans) and water. Check your email for more information.

Potomac 
Potomac ASLA Bowling Party
Thursday, October 25, 6:30 p.m.
Lucky Strike
701 7th St NW #2
Washington, DC

Join Potomac Chapter ASLA members and friends for a fun night of bowling. Your ticket includes bowling, shoe rental, food, drinks (beer, wine, soda), and fun! More information

Prairie Gateway 
Oct LINKS: Exploring the Capabilities of Specialty Concrete
Wednesday, October 23, 5:00 p.m.
Musselman & Hall Contractors
2518 Holmes Street
Kansas City

Please join us for a happy hour + CEU walking tour event! Walking tours will start at least every 30 minutes, so feel free to stop by when you can. Food and beverages will be provided, along with a bunch of fun yard games (beanbags, ladder golf, and more). This event will be a great time to hang out with your fellow members and earn a CEU credit. More information

Texas 
Central Texas ASLA Sketch Crawl
Saturday, October 26, 11:30 a.m.
TBD

Come join us for a sketch crawl at various locations throughout downtown Austin! Attendees will receive a sketchbook and tips on sketching techniques and will be invited to a complimentary happy hour hosted by our sponsors following the sketch crawl. More information

Utah 
Lunch and Learn with Chanshare Farms
Wednesday, October 23, 12:00 p.m.
ASLA Utah Chapter Office
280 S 400 W #150
Salt Lake City

Join the Utah Chapter of ASLA for a lunch and learn with Chanshare Farms. More information


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