This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
Film on caregiving
The Lifetree Café will show the short film "Life in Reverse," at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 20, at 1301 Vintage Lane. The film examines the life of Florence Feldman who served as a longtime caregiver for her mother who was suffering from dementia. The film will be followed by a discussion titled "Care for Caregivers: Meeting the Unique Needs of Those Who Sacrifice for Others."
Plastic pollution on film
ColorBrightonGreen.org will present the short film, "Bag It: Is Your Life too Plastic?" at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, at Brighton Memorial Library, 2300 Elmwood Avenue. The film starts by examining plastic bags, but evolves into an investigation of the materials that are now in waterways, oceans, soil, and even inside human bodies.
Talk on corporate tax scheming
Finger Lakes Community College will host "Ship of State: How our Tax System is Rigged," a talk by journalist and author David Cay Johnston at 4 p.m. on Sunday, January 26. Johnston will discuss his research on how US corporations game the system in their favor and stick taxpayers with the bill. The event will be held at 3325 Marvin Sands Drive, Canandaigua, and tickets are $15. Information: 785-1541.