Earth Day Celebration

Date(s) - 04/20/2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Flint Farmers' Market


The Earth Day Celebration will be held in the Ramsdell Room at the Flint Farmers’ Market. The annual Earth Day Celebration is sponsored by the University of Michigan-Flint, Kettering University and Mott Community College. The event will feature more than 25 exhibitors and presenters. Sierra Club Lake Nepessing Group will distribute live tree seedlings to all attendees.

A UM-Flint student group FUEL (Future Urban and Environmental Leaders) is taking the lead to make the Earth Day Celebration a zero-waste event. The UM-Flint student group is working with vendors and exhibitors to reduce, recycle, and/or compost materials generated at the Earth Day event.

Presentations & Speakers
There will be a Lunch and Learn cooking demonstration by Lori Fleischer, Wildtree Director, in the Demonstration Kitchen adjacent to the Ramsdell Room from 12:30pm – 1:30pm. We will have speakers on timely environmental topics from 10 a.m. to Noon and after 1:30 p.m.

Children’s Activities
UM-Flint Early Childhood Center will provide children’s activities. Seven Ponds Nature Center will have a hands-on touch table with lots of furs, bones, rocks, bird nests and many more natural specimens for visitors to learn about.

Bike Tours
10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the first main entrance by Steady Eddy’s Café

Borrow a bike free of charge sponsored by Zagster for a short, guided bike tour around the campus, the Local Grocer, Urban Garden Demo, Farmers’ Market, UM-Flint Urban Alternative Housing, and the Flint Cultural Center.

For more information or to learn how you can participate in the Earth Day Celebration, please call 810-766-6763.

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