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Urban Action 6/24

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

Encyclical celebration

Earth Care Team of Presbytery of Genesee Valley and St. Mary's church will celebrate Pope Francis' earth encyclical at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 28. The papal encyclical on the environment has been highly anticipated by environmentalists and people of many faiths. The event, which is open to people of all faiths, will be held at 15 St. Mary's Place.

ShareFest 2015 is coming

The Friends and Foundation of the Rochester Public Library will hold an informational meeting about the benefits of a shared economy at noon on Tuesday, July 7, at the Central Library, 115 South Avenue. The meeting will feature a talk by Andre Primus from RocShare, who will explain ShareFest 2015, a communitywide festival that involves sharing goods, resources, and talent. ShareFest will take place Monday, July 13, through Sunday, July 19, at various locations throughout the city. Information: Rebecca Fuss at 428-8350 or