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Earth Month at Knox College


Deborah Steinberg

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Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Celebrate Earth Month at Knox College

Each year Knox celebrates Earth Day (April 22) with a month of activities, lectures, workshops, and more - all leading up to the annual Earth Day Festival. Led by Students for Sustainability, with the collaboration of other student organizations, the Office of Sustainability, and the President's Council on Sustainability, it is a month of learning about being better stewards for the Earth.

Events for Earth Month, April 2018:

Terrarium Making Workshop
Monday, April 2 at 4:00 PM

Granola with Food Recovery Network
Saturday, April 7 at 2:00 PM

Nature Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, April 7 at 3:00 PM

Green Oaks Trip
Sunday, April 15 from 12:00 - 4:00 PM

Earth Day 5k Fun Run & Walk
Saturday, April 22 at 9:00 AM

Join us in celebrating Earth Day by encouraging healthy living and an expanded tree canopy in Galesburg! This non-competitive fun run starts and ends at Turner Track on the Knox College campus with a route through downtown Galesburg. Proceeds will support the local organization, Trees 4 Galesburg. 

Online registration is open through Monday, April 16, 2018.

Earth Day Festival
Saturday, April 21 from 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM

Join us on Knox's campus at the Gizmo patio for tables of activities for kids and adults plus popcorn and snowcones. The judging for the first annual Solar Oven Competition will be at 3pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Lake Storey Bike Ride and Birding
Sunday, April 22 from 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Share Shop Fashion Show
Friday, April 27 at 7:00 PM

Watch or model the best of the Share Shop's offerings. If you want to model, arrive early to choose an outfit from the Share Shop's spring collection. The Fashion Show begins at 7pm. Models will display their fashions on the runway for the audience to see.

Herb Planting
Monday, April 30 at 4:00 PM

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