Celebrating The Earth

Even though Earth Day has passed, find ways to celebrate the earth all month long! There are still many events going on in the community and on campus that promote a sustainable, beautiful world. The following are just a few of the things you can do to celebrate the earth you love.

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APRIL 27
 
Arbor Day
 
Iowa State University Department of Residence SAVE Ongoing ISU Campus
 The Department of Residence and Central Stores collects gently used clothing, furniture and working electronics and unopened, non-perishable food items from students during spring semester move-out. The food items will be donated to either Bethesda or MICA food pantries. The clothing, furniture and electronics will be donated to Goodwill allowing items to be reused and keeping them out of the landfills.
 
Yard Waste Free Day 8AM-4PM Chamness Technology
 Participants may dispose of yard waste, lawn clippings, branches, shrubs or brush
 
Iowa Naturally Preview Weekend 9AM-4:30PM
Tour the Gardens and enjoy garden inspired sculpture created by artists with Iowa ties. Ten to fifteen sculptures will be nestled in the landscape creating beautiful displays sure to inspire. See something you like? All the sculptures in this juried show will be for sale with a portion benefiting the Gardens.
 
Arbor Day at the Arboretum 10AM-1PM Story County Arboretum
Join Charity Nebbe, host of Iowa Public Radio’s Talk of Iowa, as she plants a tree at the Arboretum. Free trees will be given away during the event. Activities include paper making, wood turning, beekeeping and more. Joan Klostermann-Ketels will be signing her book Personali Trees. Free to the public.
 
Organic Sale Wheatsfield
Save 10% on certified organic products throughout the store (on items not already on sale, non-members save 5%). In addition, meet with environmentally-minded groups from around the community.
 
APRIL 28
 
Iowa State University Department of Residence SAVE Ongoing ISU Campus
The Department of Residence and Central Stores collects gently used clothing, furniture and working electronics and unopened, non-perishable food items from students during spring semester move-out. The food items will be donated to either Bethesda or MICA food pantries. The clothing, furniture and electronics will be donated to Goodwill allowing items to be reused and keeping them out of the landfills.
 
Iowa Naturally Preview Weekend 9AM-4:30PM
Tour the Gardens and enjoy garden inspired sculpture created by artists with Iowa ties. Ten to fifteen sculptures will be nestled in the landscape creating beautiful displays sure to inspire. See something you like? All the sculptures in this juried show will be for sale with a portion benefiting the Gardens.
 
APRIL 29
 
Iowa State University Department of Residence SAVE Ongoing ISU Campus
The Department of Residence and Central Stores collects gently used clothing, furniture and working electronics and unopened, non-perishable food items from students during spring semester move-out. The food items will be donated to either Bethesda or MICA food pantries. The clothing, furniture and electronics will be donated to Goodwill allowing items to be reused and keeping them out of the landfills.
 
Story County Youth Volunteer Awards 7:00-8:30PM Sun Room and South Ballroom, Memorial Union
Celebrate the young volunteers of Story County at this reception!
 
APRIL 30
 
Iowa State University Department of Residence SAVE Ongoing ISU Campus
The Department of Residence and Central Stores collects gently used clothing, furniture and working electronics and unopened, non-perishable food items from students during spring semester move-out. The food items will be donated to either Bethesda or MICA food pantries. The clothing, furniture and electronics will be donated to Goodwill allowing items to be reused and keeping them out of the landfills.
 
The Green Umbrella Memorial Union Food Court Fundraiser 3:30-7PM Memorial Union
Support the Green Umbrella by purchasing food in the food court! A portion of your purchase will go back to the organization and help create sustainable events on campus!
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