Friday, May 3, 2013
Here are some family activities you can do to foster environmentalism. Sponsored by Sony.
Very few events are celebrated around the globe, but Earth Day is. This year, it’s come and gone. But we’re here to ask: What can we do to show our love of the earth on that day, and every day? On May 31st, Sony will release After Earth, an action-packed movie that takes place 1,000 years after cataclysmic events forced humanity to leave. It’s the kind of scenario that makes you want to donate to Greenpeace, recycle everything, and start biking every where, immediately. So, in honor of Earth Day, Patch has teamed up with Sony to present these ideas for making every day Earth Day. How can we make every day Earth Day? Begin with little things. Easy things. Obvious things. Things we take for granted each day, and use and/or abuse because of …
Monday, April 22, 2013
First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day aims to raise awareness for a greener ethos and consciousness. This timeline and guide offers a history of the occasion, and ways to help meet the goal.
The 43rd anniversary of Earth Day will be celebrated Monday, April 22, by more than one billion people around the world. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day was born out of the spirit of the 1960s anti-war movement. The day was founded by Wisconsin Sen. Gaylord Nelson, who wanted to raise awareness of the need for a greener ethos and consciousness. ______________ Earth Day Timeline ______________ Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2013
Friday, April 19, 2013
The university's Earth Day celebration will take place Saturday, April 20 at the USF Botanical Gardens.
A farmer's market, eco-friendly arts and crafts and green business will highlight the annual Earth Day festivities at the University of South Florida. The event will take place Saturday, April 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the USF Botanical Gardens. Hosted by USF’s Patel College of Global Sustainability and the Office of Sustainability, this year’s Earth Day theme, “Fresh Food Revolution," is intended to promote local food growers, producers, distributors, educators and supporters. Attracting thousands of visitors, the Earth Day festivities will feature local businesses with home and garden products; eco‐friendly arts and crafts; community groups; and government and nonprofit organizations. Entertainment will include a farmer's market; an …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The event will be held on April 21, and includes food, music and games.
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Tuesday, April 9
This just in from Kitty Wallace: Tampa Heights Community Garden invites you to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 21 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. There will be food, music, games, earth-friendly vendors, educational displays and garden tours. The garden is located in historic Tampa Heights at 605 East Frances Avenue, three blocks south of Columbus Drive and two blocks east of Central Avenue. This event is sponsored by The Tampa Garden Club, Nvirotect Pest Control Services Inc., Joe Haskins Bike Shop, EDJ Operational Marketing, Independent Air Conditioning and Rarity Ventures. For more information please see our website, www.tampaheightscommunitygarden.org.
Friday, April 20, 2012
Tampa Heights Community Garden will host a festival on Earth Day.
Celebrate Earth Day at the Tampa Heights Community Garden on Sunday, April 22. The event will feature garden workshops, local market vendors, raffles, bluegrass live music, games and activities. Raffle prizes include tickets to WMNF's Tropical Heatwave and the Florida Aquarium and gift certificates for Ella's, Cappy's, Lee's Grocery, Yoga Loft and more. In order to raise funds for the garden, lunch will be available featuring BBQ grilled chicken with homemade sides, bread, and a drink for $8 per adult and $5 per child. Dessert is sold separately. The Earth Day Festival is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 605 E. Frances Ave. For more information, visit the Facebook event page and www.tampaheightscommunitygarden.org.
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The event on Saturday, April 22 will feature kids' crafts, workshops, live music, environmental information, educational displays, games, vendors and more.
The Tampa Heights Community Garden will host an Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 22. The event will feature kids' crafts, workshops, live music, environmental information, educational displays, games, vendors and more. Lunches will be sold for $8 for adults, $5 for kids and include grilled chicken, homemade sides and a drink. There will also be desserts sold separately. There will also be $1 raffle tickets (six for $5) on sale. Proceeds will help fund the garden, located at 605 E. Francis Ave. in Tampa Heights. For more information, call 813-225-1341 or visit tampaheightscommunitygarden.org.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Check out these local environmentally based events and ways to do your part to commit to a greener lifestyle.
Patch Picks highlight editor and reader favorites of great local businesses, destinations, services, organizations, ways to spend a day off, and more. Some of these are in our coverage area, and some are nearby. You’ll find useful lists to help you, your family, friends, and significant others find the best places for everything from Sunday brunch to New Year’s Eve celebrations, pumpkin patches, date night destinations, florists, girlfriend nights out, kids’ party places, parks and more. Want to suggest a list? Submit your idea in the comment box. Earth Day falls on Friday, April 22. This year’s theme from the Earth Day Network is “A Billion Acts of Green,” a call for people to join together and pledge even a small commitment to the Earth …