Earth Party
Sunday, April 15th 2018, 1 pm - 6 pm

Creature Comforts Brewery

We are very excited to partner this year with the Creature Comforts Brewing Company’s new community initiative to host an Earth Party to kick off  Earth Week. We will connect artists from the University and the Athens communities so that they can share their artistic visions for a more sustainable world.  This event will feature local music, community organizations, and inspiring artworks that respect the Earth and promote peace. Please use this link to submit art.

Careers in Sustainability
Monday, April 16th, 
4 - 5:30 pm
MLC Reading Room

Please join us for a sustainability-focused career panel. Featured panelists include Jeff Foote from TreeZero Paper LLC, Stephanie Stuckey from the City of Atlanta, GA Office of Resilience, and Jennifer Cruse-Sanders from the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. Light refreshments will be provided.

Earth Week Fair
Wednesday, April 18th, 10 am - 2 pm
Tate Plaza

Meet student organizations and groups from the Athens community that are working towards sustainable actions and initiatives. You can find out more ways to get involved with such activities on campus and in the community.

Yoga Under the Stars
Wednesday, April 18th, 
8 - 9 pm
Myers Quad

Relax and unwind before the madness of finals week. Come to Myers Quad for a free community yoga class led by Jolin from Fuel Hot Yoga studio. Please bring your own mat or towel.

South by South Milledge
Thursday, April 19th, 5 pm --8 pm
UGArden's lower barn (2510 South Milledge Avenue)

 SXSM is held each year to bring the Athens community together to celebrate both the arrival of the spring season and our beloved Earth. There will be food from local Athens restaurants, as well as live music and photo booth fun! The entrance fee will be $4, and attendees are encouraged to BYOP (bring your own plate!) to reduce our waste production. 

Middle Oconee River Cleanup
Friday, April 20th, 2 pm - 6 pm
Big Dogs on the River

Join WatershedUGA at Big Dogs on the River for our annual kayaking river clean up. Volunteers are encouraged to wear clothing that can get wet and muddy, gloves, closed-toed shoes, and sunscreen. Food provided.

Veggie and Herb Sale
Friday, April 20th 10-4pm
DW Brooks Mall in front of Miller Plant Sciences

Plant Biology Graduate Student Association and Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genome Graduate Student Association will be having our annual Herb and Veggie Sale. We will have demonstrations throughout the day about how to grow your own food and the benefits of companion planting herbs with vegetables. 

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