Earth Fest 2011

 

A week-long celebration of Planet Earth!

 

Education, Action, and Fun!!

 

There is a work group for Earth Fest '11.  Please join up by contacting the Environmental Science Club at gcenviro@gmail.com, check out our Facebook Group, or just come to one of our meetings.

 

Earthfest 2011 Schedule of Events:

     Come join us for a week of Earth-friendly activities as we celebrate Earth Day in style!

 

  • Saturday, 16 April- Earthfest 2011 – Front Campus 11am to 10pm – Come join the club for a day of arts & crafts, educational sessions, art exhibits, eco-friendly games, green living demonstrations, and live music by Flamingo Royal and Elastic Skyline.

  • Sunday, 17 April- River Clean-up – The Oconee Greenway from1pm to 3pm – We will be collecting trash and debris from one of the city’s most popular green spaces.

  • Monday, April 18th- Movie Night - Magnolia Ballroom at 6pm – Join us for a showing of the PBS Frontline documentary "Heat" discussed by Drs. Hauke Busch and Doug Oetter.

  • Shades of Green Art Project Exhibition – Kilpatrick Hall 8am to 5pm – This is an ongoing event through Friday where the public is invited to view local high-school eco-art projects.

  • Tuesday, April 19th- Waste Audit - Front Campus from 11am to 2pm – Students will be sorting through campus waste to see what kinds and amounts of refuse the campus generates.

  • Go Green with KD– A&S Fountain from 11am to 4pm – Come visit the ladies of Kappa Delta and the members of the Environmental Science Club to find out how to upcycle.

  • Wednesday, April 20th- Go Green with KD – A&S Fountain from 11am to 4pm – Come visit the ladies of Kappa Delta and the members of the Environmental Science Club to find out how to upcycle.

  • Times Talk – Basement of Beeson Hall at 12:30pm– Eat some free pizza and participate in a discussion facilitated by the club on an environmental article from a recent issue of the New York Times.

  • Thursday, April 21st- Go Green with KD – A&S Fountain from 11am to 4pm – Come visit the ladies of Kappa Delta and the members of the Environmental Science Club as we upcycle and reuse clothing, accessories, and other fashionable items.

  • Community Environmental Symposium – A&S Auditorium at 5:30pm – Enjoy presentation by local students about how they are increasing environmental awareness in Milledgeville.

  • Friday, April 22nd- Shades of Green Exhibit Reception – Kilpatrick Hall Atrium 5pm – A time of recognition for the contestants who contributed to the project submissions.

  • Earthday at the Greenway – The Oconee River Greenway at 4:30pm – Join the club for an Earth Day celebration complete with entertainment and local vendors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Come join us for a week of Earth-friendly activities as we celebrate Earth Day in style!

 

Contacts: Jeff Brittain, jeffrey.brittain@bobcats.gcsu.edu, 678-910-2784

Megan Rabil, megan.rabil@bobcats.gcsu.edu

Doug Oetter, doug.oetter@gcsu.edu, 478-445-7379

 

 

                              

 

 

 


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12 Apr 11