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Saturday, April 19

Campus Pride Day
9:00am–1:00pm
West Barnstable Campus

The Sustainability Club,  in collaboration with CCCC Administration, is looking for volunteers from the entire College community: students, faculty, and staff. The Maintenance Department will schedule various tasks, and you can be part of their team.

OR

Any Club, Department, group, or individual may adopt a spot on campus to beautify. If you adopt a spot on campus, your ideas need to be vetted through the Maintenance Department so that they can plan accordingly.

Commemorative t-shirts will be given to all volunteers and lunch will be served.

For more information: vsantos@capecod.edu


Tuesday, April 22 (Commuting Day)

A.D. Makepeace Company logo

Speaker Series: Business in Nature
Michael Hogan, President and CEO
A.D. Makepeace Company
9:30am–10:30am
Lorusso Solarium

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Get Rewards for Greener Trips: MassRides and NuRide
Paula George
Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority
11:00am–4:00pm
Grossman Commons Cafeteria

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Nicole Cormier, RD, LDN

Nutrition from the Ground Up
Nicole Cormier, RD, LDN
1:00–2:00pm
Lecture Hall A

Nicole is a food enthusiast and entrepreneur; owner of Delicious Living Nutrition Inc. and Farm Fare Market, author and host of Radio Brunch.

 

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Entertainment
Refreshments
Information Tables

2:00–5:00pm
Grossman Commons

With George Grizbach, Susan Lee, Beautiful Tuesday, Andrew Lewis, Technicolor Motor Home, Roland Blair, and more!

 
Still from the film: The City Dark

Film: The City Dark
4:00–5:20pm
Lecture Hall B

The City Dark, is a feature documentary about light pollution and the disappearing night sky, and will be presented by Physics Professor, Eric Arsznov

 

Wednesday, April 23 (Climate Day)

Sign from Nantucket Mushrooms

Nantucket Mushrooms
11:00am–12:30pm
Lecture Hall A

Medicinal and bioremediation capacity of fungi – medicine for our human and planetary bodies.

 

Scott Smith, Opflex Solutions

Opflex Solutions and Water Defense Update
Scott Smith, Opflex Solutions
12:30–2:00pm
Lecture Hall A

Join Scott Smith as he discusses: spills across America, water quality, and bee colony collapse disorder.

 

Still from the film: Queen of the Sun

Film: Queen of the Sun – What Are the Bees Telling Us?
2:00–4:00pm
Lecture Hall A

Following a showing of the film, there will be a Q&A with beekeepers Joe and Claire. View the bee observation tank!

 

Thursday, April 24 (Community Day)

Drawing of a bioshelter

Cape Cod Wastewater Issues
11:00am–1:00pm
Lecture Hall A

Hilde Maingay and Earle Barnhart, from the Green Center in Hatchville, talk Cape Cod wastewater issues.

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Woman composting

Resilient Communities and Campuses
Steve Whitman
12:30pm–2:00pm
Grossman Commons Cafeteria

Low-Energy future: Steve Whitman talks Permaculture.

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Green Bus Tour
2:00–4:00pm
Parking lot by WKKL

NYC Green Bus Tour talks Eco-Villages, Social Activism/Advocacy, and will answer questions about running on alternative fuels.

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Friday, April 25 (Commitment Day)

Plants in greenhouse

Buy and Barter Bazaar and Farmers Market
11:00am–4:00pm
Grossman Commons

  • E and T Farms, The Fish Guys, Miss Scarlett's Blue Ribbon Farm and more!
  • Salvation Army clothing swap and bartering stations
  • Waterless and composting toilet demonstrations
  • Pickling demonstrations
  • Carpooling and bus tables
  • Homemade chains and jewlery
  • DYI seedballs for Arbor Day
  • Live music, lunch, and games!
Steve Whitman

Talk: Eat Your Yard
Steve Whitman
2:00pm
Grossman Commons patio

 

Earth Week events are sponsered by SO4Cs, the Sustainability Club, the Hospitality Club, HRM250 Special Events and Operations, 90.7 FM WKKL, Career Services & Experiential Learning, and the Environmental Technology program.