Celebrate Earth Day This Weekend With The College Of The Atlantic [INFO]
Technically Earth Day was last Sunday so this event is really capping off Earth week. Truth be known at the College of the Atlantic they are green 24/7. So who better to know how to celebrate and educate. This is a free and family friendly event.
The College of the Atlantic event will be host to sustainability workshops, live music, good food, performances, and kid-friendly activities.
This is their scheduled list of events:
11:00 -12:30 p.m.
- Vendors, Open Mic & Free Picnic Lunch provided by August Moon Catering
12:00 -1:00 p.m.
- Puppet Show by Funky Trunks Puppeteers (a group of local Mount Desert Island kids, directed by Lelania Avila ’92): “Large Marge’s Garbage Barge”
1: 00 - 1:30 p.m. Educational Workshops
Josie Trople - seed saving workshop
ME Community Energy Advocates - license plates
Frenchman Bay Research Boating - citizen science demo
1:30 - 2:15 p.m. Drop-In Workshops and Demos
Vonnie Love - step dance
COA Gardening Club - planting workshop
Jonas & Colin - bike fixing workshop
Spencer Gray - e-car demo
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Closing events
Movie screening & discussion: The Story of Stuff
According to their hopes for their community and themselves they write,
Earth Day 2018 is a project of the College of the Atlantic Committee for Campus Sustainability, charged with: encouraging and maintaining a sense of social and environmental accountability in all aspects of the college’s operation; promoting leadership, responsibility, and involvement among COA community members regarding issues of sustainability; maintaining and encouraging transparency, oversight and clarity in regards to college sustainability; advising the COA community on the most environmentally and socially responsible courses of action.