Friday, April 13, 2012

UC Earth Week Activities - Apr 16th-28th!

Earth Week

The University of Cincinnati has celebrated Earth Day continuously since its creation in 1970. That first year included a week of events such as speakers, community discussions, a rally, and an “Ecoff ee House.” The tradition continues with a full two weeks of events! 

Earth Week 2012

Monday, April 16

6:00pm  Student Sustainability Coalition Meeting, Steger 6th Floor

6:30pm  USGBC Students Green Networking Event, DAAP 5401
Meet sustainability professionals from around the region to learn more about green career possibilities.

7:00pm   Film Series: The Last Mountain, MainStreet Cinema
Movie night with free popcorn!

Wednesday, April 18

6:00pm  Lecture Series: Mountain Top Removal Mining, MainStreet Cinema
Donna Branham from the Keeper of the Mountains Foundation will discuss the practice of mountain top removal mining and what activists are doing to stop it in the Appalachian Mountains.

Thursday, April 19
5:30pm   Workshop Series: Container Gardening, Bike Kitchen 
Learn how to grow vegetables, herbs, and flowers in your apartment or res hall room!

Saturday, April 21

10:00am - 2:00pm  Soiled Hands Learning Garden Community Day,  UC Early Learning Center, 3310 Ruther Avenue
Enjoy a day of fun and learning in the garden!  We will build rain barrels, paint signs for the plants, and enjoy fresh and delicious food!

Sunday, April 22

10:00am - ~3:00pm   Trees for Tomorrow, Meet at CRC Circle by the ERC
Reduce your carbon footprint and help rebuild a habitat; volunteer to plant trees with us!  We will plant 100 trees at UC's Victory Parkway campus.  Transportation and lunch will be provided.  RSVP to!

Monday, April 23

2:00 - 4:00pm  Fresh Local Organic Food (FLOF) Event, McMicken Commons
Free food from local vendors using fresh and organic ingredients!

7:00pm   Film Series: King Corn, MainStreet Cinema
Movie night with free popcorn!

Thursday, April 28

12:30pm   Tour: Rumpke Recycling Facility, Meet at CRC Circle by the ERC
Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of Rumpke's recycling facility!  Space is limited, so RSVP to!  Attendees must wear close-toed shoes.

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