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April 14–18, 2014

Join in our week-long Smith College community celebration of the earth! Brought to you by the Sustainability Reps; Green Team; Divest Smith College; Animal Advocates; Community Garden; Engineers for a Sustainable World; the Center for the Environment, Ecological Design, and Sustainabilty; and the Office of Environmental Sustainability. All are welcome! (poster)

Monday, April 14, 2014

Energy theme

Noon–1 p.m.

Tabling and activities- Chapin Lawn

(Rain location- Campus Center TV Lounge)

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Water theme

Noon–1 p.m. Tabling and activities- Chapin Lawn
(Rain location- Campus Center TV Lounge)
7:00 p.m. Lecture: "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History" with award winning New Yorker author Elizabeth Kolbert -Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Waste theme

Noon–1 p.m. Tabling and activities- Chapin Lawn
(Rain location- Campus Center TV Lounge)
4:00 p.m. Hydroponics Workshop led Engineers for a Sustainable World- CEEDS, Wright Hall 005
6:30 p.m. Film: "Earth Days" followed by a discussion led by the Sustainability Reps- Seelye 106

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Food theme

Noon–1 p.m. Tabling and activities- Chapin Lawn
(Rain location- Campus Center TV Lounge)
4:00 p.m. Lecture: with Elise Keaton from the Keeper of the Mountains Foundation. Sponsored by Green Team- Campus Center 103/4
7–9 p.m.Open Mic Night at the MacLeish Field Station. RSVP to edixon@smith.edu
7:00 p.m. An Activist Evening with food justice activist and educator Tayna Fields. Sponsored by The Smith Association of Class Activists- Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall (poster)
7:30 p.m. Film: "Meat the Truth" sponsored by Animal Advocates- CEEDS, Wright Hall 005

Friday, April 18, 2014

eARTh theme

Noon–1 p.m. Tabling and activities- Chapin Lawn
(Rain location- Campus Center TV Lounge)
Noon–1 p.m.Celebrations event with tinydance in CC 103/104 and Nolan Arts Lounge
1:00–4:00 p.m. Field Station Friday- Earth Week hike and apple tree training workshop. Sign up at http://doodle.com/reymequqvbn4ehmn
2:00 p.m. Webinar: The Role of Carbon Pricing and Other Approaches to Address Climate Change- CEEDS, Wright Hall 005
4:00–7:00 p.m. Earth Week Evening Festival: bands, food, crafts and more! - Chapin Lawn (poster)
6:30 p.m. Outing Club Sunset Hike, leaving from the boathouse
8:30 p.m. S'mores at the Athletics Field fire pit

Saturday, April 19, 2014

 

1:00 p.m. Catch Chestnut Fever! Come help restore the American Chestnut at the MacLeish Field Station. RSVP to pwetzel@smith.edu for a spot in the van.