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Events Scheduled to Celebrate Earth Week


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Ohio University will help launch Athens County Earth Week with “Athens Beautification Day” on Sunday, April 17. The event, held on OU’s College Green from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., will kick off a week of events open to the community.

Other events include:

Sunday, April 17

9 AM – 3 PM: Athens Beautification Day — College Green, Ohio University

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5 & 6 PM to 9 PM: Buckeye Forest Council film fundraiser — Arts West with free Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery beer with purchase of a commemorative mug

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Monday, April 18

7-9 PM: “Catching The Sun” film screening fundraiser

Sponsored by Third Sun SolarKleinpenny Rentals, and UpGrade Athens County — The Athena Cinema

Wednesday, April 20

5-7 PM: OHIO Earth Day Celebration with Ohio University’s Office of Sustainability — Walter Hall Rotunda, Ohio University

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Friday, April 22

6-10 PM: Rural Action Earth Ball — Eclipse Company Store

$10 for members / $15 for non-members

visit www.ruralaction.org for details

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Saturday, April 23

9 AM – 3 PM: Hazordous Waste Collection — Athens Community Center

Explore the Outdoor

1:30 – 4 :30 PM: PBS Kids Explore the Outdoors “Green Revolution: The Power of Light” | Hosted by Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery and WOUB Public Media | Register at http://www.ovmod.org/pol.html

 

 

 

3-7 PM: 2016 Clean Energy Expo and EV Ride and Drive event | Hosted by City of Athens, Ohio and UpGrade Athens County —  Athens Community Center

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8 AM (Saturday) – 6 PM (Sunday): Birds in the Hills Festival | Hosted by Rural Action — CAMP OTY OKWAHocking College | $10 for ages 12+ & FREE for children younger than 12

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Sunday, April 24

3PM – 7PM: “No Fracking Way” | Beer release in conjunction with Little Fish Brewing Company, Athens Food Policy Council (Athens, Ohio) — Little Fish Brewing Company

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8 AM (Saturday) – 6 PM (Sunday): Birds in the Hills Festival | Hosted by Rural Action — CAMP OTY OKWAHocking College | $10 for ages 12+ & FREE for children younger than 12

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Athens County’s Earth Week Extravaganza is a collaboration among the OU Office of Sustainability, WOUB Public Media, Rural Action, Athens Beautification Day, UpGrade Athens County, Athens Community Arts, Parks and Recreation, Little Fish Brewery, Athens Food Policy Council, Third Sun Solar, Kleinpenny Rentals, Ohio Valley Museum of Discovery, and Camp Oty’Okwa in Hocking Hills.

Find additional information at http://www.upgradeathens.org