Earth Week 2013

04.15.13 - 04.20.13 Multiple times Free Multiple Locations

April 15th to April 20th the AS Environmental Center is hosting Earth Week 2013: "Why this Earth is Worth Saving". Tuesday, April 16th: Planet Earth Documentary Showing in VU: 552 from 7pm-8pm, Free The Environmental Center will be showing a spectacular and all-inspiring BBC Planet Earth Special. Brought to you by David Attenborough, join us for this great opportunity to learn about the wild wonders of our world. Wednesday, April 17th: Roots - Fireside Stories from our Professors at the Outback amphitheater at 6:30pm, Free The Environmental Center is hosting fireside speaker event in honor of our very own professors. Please join us for s'mores, ciders, and stories of our professors pasts. Professors will be discussing their past research, travels, and life experiences too memorable to not be spoken of. Thursday, April 18th: Go for the Green Celebration in the PAC Concert Hall at 7:30pm, Free The Residents’ Resource Awareness Program is celebrating the successes of our winter quarter total waste reduction campaign. The Celebration is open to all Western students and we will be raffling off over $1000 in prizes that have been donated by local businesses with sustainable connections.The Dead Parrots society will also be performing, thus this is not an event you would want to miss! Saturday, April 20th: Earth Day Festival at the Fairhaven Courtyard from 11am to 4pm, Free The festival will host live bands such as Soccer Mom, Br'er Rabbit, and Doni Doni Drummers and dancers. There will be delicious food catered by Students for Sustainable Food, and activities such as recycled art, tye die, and a photo booth. Please come by and celebrate our earth!

For more information, contact Nina A. Olivier at 360-650-6129 or