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Schedule of Earth Week 2016 Events

April 13, 2016, Wednesday,  7:30 pm  The DeNaples Center Ballroom  Spring Sustainability Symposium.  60 minute presentation and panel discussion   Topic for the evening:  "Climate Change, A Time for Change".

April 15 to 22, 2016  Earth Week Art Show Weinberg Memorial Library Heritage Room.  Faculty, staff, students and the local community are invited to submit art work inspired by caring for the environment.  Art work will be on display during the week-long event.

April 2016, TBA  Earth Week Art Show Reception Weinberg Memorial Library Heritage Room

April 19, 2016, Tuesday,  11am – 1pm  Earth Day Fair  The DeNaples Center Patio (Rain location:  The DeNaples Center Ballroom – 4th Floor).  Students display research and projects to the campus community.  Local sustainable businesses, i.e.:  SEF, Toyota, Shred Doc, Colts Natural Gas bus, participate in displaying and talking about their sustainable products and services.  Participation Form-Business;   Participation Form-Student

April 21, 2016, Wednesday,  6pm – 8pm  An Evening of Environmental Science  Loyola Science Center.  Display of artwork and essays by local students.  Submissions will be on display April 18 through April 21, 2016.  Deadline for submission is April 8th, 2016.  Science exhibits and demonstrations, Loyola Science Center tours, Astronomy Deck tours and essay awards will be highlighted during the evening’s festivities.  Essay Form; Participant Form

April 29th through May 1, 2016  Annual Used Book Sale  Weinberg Memorial Library, Heritage Room
April 29/Staff, Faculty and Students 4:00pm – 8:00pm    April 30/Open to Public 9:00am – 8:00pm 
May 1/Open to Public 12:00pm – 4:00pm

May 7th, 2016 (tentative date)  Scranton Environmental Bike Tour.  University campus to LVHA trail; to Nay Aug Park; back to University campus  This inaugural event is in conjunction with  LVHA (Lackawanna Valley Heritage Association) and University Bike Share program.  The route will avail participants to environmental sight-seeing and learning destinations throughout the City of Scranton.

Street Sweep, TBA. The event will include planting flowers downtown, cleaning up the Hill Section, Nay Aug Park, and the Greenhouse at Nay Aug Park.

May 1, 2016 (tentative date)  Kayak the River.  Kayak trip down the Susquehanna River.

May 7, 2016, Saturday  10:00am – 2:00pm  Campus Electronic Recycling and Document Shredding Event
This event is open to the public.  Area residents can bring paper to shred as well as several items to recyle, ranging from cables to blenders to air conditioners.  For a list of items accepted at the event click here.  The event is sponsored by Cintas Document Management and Vintage Tech Recyclers and is free of charge. This event is organized and staffed by members of Student Sustainability Club and IT Department