How will you celebrate Earth Day? EcoFest is coming!
Festivals, tree plantings, nature walks, crafts, music, food
posted about 3 years ago
There will be a week's worth of Earth Day events at UMBC, with the biggest being the Ecofest Earth Day Festival, celebrated on the Quad on April 23rd, and hosted by Students for Environmental Awareness.
Ecofest Earth Day Festival 2014:
Wednes, April 23rd 10-2pm on the Quad
- A Festival with music, games, speakers, performances, food, crafts, giveaways, and your ideas!
- Music: The Stillettos, Steel Drum band, Connor Brendan Band, Taal Cappella, and the Up-Cycled Drum Circle performing at Free Hour, 12 pm.
- Activities and Games: Hooplah will be teaching hulahooping. The Garden will host a hot-pepper eating contest. Shazaam! Women’s Ultimate will lead frisbee games. There will be biome-foursquare, a photobooth, make your own hemp bracelets, yoga tutorials, face painting, recycled and upcycled jewelery, trivia, prizes, and more.
- Visit http://ecofest.umbc.edu or contact these EcoFest Organizers: Suz (firstname.lastname@example.org), Nisha (email@example.com) or Patrick (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Earth Week Events:
Movie Night: The Lorax and TED talks:Mon, April 21st, 7PM | Commons Sports Zone
Free popcorn, an animated movie based on Dr. Suess's book, The Lorax and related TED talks!
DIY Recycled Crafts and Art Show:Tues, April 22nd, 11AM-2PM | Commons Main Street
Bring your quarter cards. Create or decorate buttons, planters, mason jars, reusable bags and more.
Campus Landscape Tour:Tues April 22nd, 3PM | Meet at Performing Arts & Humanities Building
Join Facilities Management, Professional Staff Senate, and UMBC's Sustainability Coordinator for a tour of green features on campus, from new green buildings to landscape features.
Earth Day 'Ecofest' Festival:Wednes, April 23, 10AM-2PM | The Quad
A Festival with music, games, speakers, performances, food, crafts, giveaways, and many represented organizations.
Tree Planting Service Activity:Wed April 23rd, 3PM | Walker Avenue Garage
Join Facilities Management, Professional Staff Senate, UMBC's Sustainability Coordinator and Parks and People Foundation for this service activity.
CERA Nature Walk:Thurs April 24th, 6PM | Meet at Commons Loop
Join SEA for a tour of the large protected forest and trail on campus, CERA, the Conservation and Environmental Research Area.
(edited about 3 years ago)