Earth Week events begin April 16

(03-30-2012)

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Good for the environment and your health -- the Adams State College Environmental Action for Resources, Transportation and Health (EARTH) Week, April 16 through April 22, includes keynote speaker Nolan Doesken, state climatologist. All events, with exception of the garage sale, are free.

Events begin with a Talent Show at 7 p.m. Monday, April 16, in Carson Auditorium. Tuesday, April 17, all who bicycle to work can stop by the Japanese American Memorial Garden for a chance to win a prize.

Doesken's keynote address starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in Porter Hall room 130, cosponsored by the Colorado Field Institute. Meet in the Student Union Building Student Life Center 4 p.m. Thursday, April 19, for the Rio Grande Clean-Up.

An EARTH Film Festival is scheduled from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Milagros Coffee House, located on the corner of State and Main St. in Alamosa.

The annual Reduce Reuse, Recycle, Garage Sale is from 7 a.m. until 12 p.m. Saturday, April 21, outside the Student Union Building. Celebrate Earth Day, Sunday, April 22, with a “Leave No Trace” hike. Meet at 8:30 a.m. in the Adventure Program Shop, located in the Student Union Building.

For more information, call 719-587-7357.

  • Wednesday Doesken Keynote Address - 7 pm Porter Hall 120
  • Thursday Rio Grande Clean-Up - 4 pm Student Life Center
  • Friday Earth Film Festival - 6 pm to 9 pm Milagros Coffee House
  • Saturday Recycle Garage Sale 7 am to 12 pm - Student Union Building
  • Sunday Leave No Trace hike - 8:30 am