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This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. All are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

Film shows the journey of the Great Lakes

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Canandaigua will show the documentary film "Waterlife" at 7 p.m. on Friday, February 5. The film follows the epic journey of water from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. The film's imagery and characters speak to the dangers of taking these huge bodies of fresh water for granted. The film will be shown at the church, 3024 Cooley Road.

Talk on creating an equitable community

The Community Design Center of Rochester will present the talk, "Setting the Stage: What is Equity Design?" at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 9. The speakers will be Julian Agyeman, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning at Tufts University, and Anne-Marie Lubenau, former leader of the Community Design Center of Pittsburgh. The event will be held at Gleason Works, 1000 University Avenue. Tickets: $15; students free with valid identification. Information: 271-0520.

Chance to help Brighton plan growth

The Town of Brighton will hold a public sustainability workshop for the Envision Brighton Plan at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 11. Envision Brighton is a long-range plan that will provide guidance for growth during the next decade. The plan examines existing conditions and sets future goals. The workshop will be held at Brighton High School, 1150 South Winton Road. Enter through door 20.

Film follows homeless young men

The Center for Youth will present the short film "If These Walls Could Talk" at 7 p.m. on Monday, February 8. The film is inspired by actual events and examines the lives of young men facing homelessness and living in a transitional living center. The film will be shown at the George Eastman Museum's Dryden Theatre.