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Norwalk Community College Sets Earth Week Lineup

Norwalk Community College is ready for Earth Week, starting April 18.
Norwalk Community College is ready for Earth Week, starting April 18. Photo Credit: norwalk.edu

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Community College is planning to conduct a full week of conscious- raising and hands-on activities the week of April 18 for students and the college community to learn about the environment and how to make it more sustainable.

The program is sponsored by the Student World Assembly, the Committee for Active and Responsible Environmental Sustainability, Phi Theta Kappa, CT Rides and Grace Farms.

Here are the scheduled events:

  • Monday, April 18: Earth Day Pledge Boards. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. East Atrium. Make a statement to support the environment. Sponsored by CT Rides and the Student World Assembly. How to Make a Worm Container. Noon to 1 p.m. The Green House. Sponsored the Committee for Active and Responsible Environmental Sustainability.
  • Tuesday, April 19: “A Dangerous Game.” An environmental documentary. 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Room E205. How real estate developers, including presidential candidate Donald Trump, are turning Earth’s most precious locations into playgrounds for the rich. Sponsored by the Student World Assembly.
  • Wednesday, April 20: Free Breakfast for Bus Riders from 8-10 a.m. Next to bus stop on West Campus. Commute to campus by public transportation and get a free breakfas. Container Gardening from noon to 2 p.m. The Green House. Sponsored by The Pantry, Service Learning and CARES.
  • Thursday, April 21: “Climate Change Twister” from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. East Campus, Front Parking Lot. Play the Twister game themed to the topic of climate change and win prizes. Sponsored by the Student World Assembly (as part of Student Government’s “Spring Fling”). Seed Give Away from 1-3 p.m. East Campus Atrium. Sponsored by Service Learning and CARES.
  • Friday, April 22: River Clean Up. Meet at 10 a.m. at 40 Cross St., Norwalk (near the road). Sponsored by Phi Theta Kappa.
  • Saturday, April 23: Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Grace Farms, New Canaan. A wide variety of outdoor activities at the farm’s 80-acre site. More information is available on its website .

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