Date: April 1, 2013
Contact: Molly Beeman, Resource Conservation Manager, 425-388-9070, email@example.com
Celebrate Earth Week April 22-25 at EvCC
EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Community College is celebrating Earth Week April 22-25 with a presentation by Pacific Northwest gardening expert Ciscoe Morris, an art contest, plant swap, sustainability awareness fair and more.
The events are free and open to the public and are part of the college’s ongoing sustainability efforts.
April 22 – Earth Day
Sustainable Vendor Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Gray Wolf Hall’s first floor lounge. Meet representatives from local businesses and services that offer sustainable practices.
Free Coffee, 7-10 a.m. (or until vouchers are gone) at the Bargreen’s Coffee stand in the Parks Student Union (next to the Parks Café). Free $3 coffee voucher (no cash value) to the first 100 people who to bring their own reusable coffee cup to the Bargreen’s Coffee stand.
Movie: "Who Killed the Electric Car?" 5-8 p.m. in Gray Wolf Hall, room 286. Watch the movie about the development of an electric car in America and stay for a post-film discussion with EvCC Resource Conservation Manager Molly Beeman.
Plant Swap, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. underneath the Gray Wolf Hall courtyard. Donate your unwanted plants and contribute to the spread of great-looking yards and gardens. Bring in your plants and get new ones. No need to donate to get free plants.
Gardening with Ciscoe, 1-2 p.m. in the Gray Wolf Hall courtyard. Ciscoe Morris, of Seattle, gives advice on his weekly "Gardening with Ciscoe" shows on KING 5 TV and KIRO 97.3 radio and on various TV and radio shows. His book “Ask Ciscoe” is a top selling garden book nationwide. He will share tips about organic vegetable gardening.
Earth Art Competition Judging, 1-2 p.m. in the Whitehorse Hall second floor critique space. Judging for artwork by EvCC students, faculty and staff created from reclaimed items. The artwork will be on display starting April 22.
Earth Week is sponsored by EvCC’s Sustainability Initiative, EvCC Foundation and EvCC’s Student Programs Board.
For more information about these events or to learn more about sustainability efforts at EvCC, visit www.everettcc.edu/EarthWeek