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Earth Week 2009
Monday, April 20,
7:00pm, 015 Fine Arts Building
John de Graaf, film maker, will be
showing his most recent film, "What's the Economy for Anyway?", and
discuss the need for making time to be sustainable in a hectic world.
A Q&A with the audience will follow and free popcorn
will be offered to anyone who arrives without emissions.
Tuesday, April 21,
10:00am – 2:00pm, People’s Park on Kirkwood
EMA will be giving away trees, as
well as information on their growing patterns and how to care for them.
Other tables will be set up to provide information on how
to reduce your carbon footprint, green companies in the area and more.
Music will be played during lunch.
22, All Earth Day, SPEA Atrium
Earth Day Tree
EMA will be giving
out Flowering Dogwood, White Oak and Black Gum trees to good yards, as
well as information on how to care for them and their growing patterns.
Pre-order your trees through Beth Bosecker.
23, 3:00 – 5:00pm, SPEA
We will be making
our certified Backyard Habitat ready for spring and summer.
Everyone is welcome. Gloves will be
Monday, April 20
thru Thursday, April 23, SPEA Atrium
EMA Table and
We will be raffling
off 5 different packages which encourage sustainability and green
Everyone will get 3 free raffle tickets and can purchase
We will also be giving away magnets which have contact
information, and tips on how to live green.
EMA t-shirts and reusable tote bags will also be on sale.
All ages welcome!
Where: Upland Brewery, 350 W. 11th Street,
When: Last Wednesday of every month
What: Green Drinks are lively, informal social
networking events for people
from all walks of life who are interested in making a greener world. In
more than 450 cities around the globe, folks gather every month to
share libations and ideas, discuss, debate, explore, and make new
friends and business connections. The US Green Building Council's new
Bloomington branch is
launching regular programs by hosting this Green Drinks. USGBC will
provide food--you buy the drinks. Architect Bill Brown, chair of
USGBC's state chapter, will present a short program, "The Future of
Green Buildings in Indiana", from 6:00-6:20pm.
Be sure to GET FUTURE EVITES by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brown-bag Lunch - November 5, 2008, 12:30-1:30 PM
Building Talk - November 5, 2008, 6-7 PM
Trip - October 31, 2008
Potluck - October 4, 2008, 4-7PM
Hosted by Prof. Vicky Meretsky
Earth Week Events '08
Earth Week Open Mic Night - Wednesday,
April 16th, 7:00PM
An open mic night and poetry
forum will be held in the SPEA Atrium (1315 E. 10th Street). Share your
original poetry, environmentally-themed poetry, or musical talents
while enjoying free food. For more information, contact Julie Graf at
email@example.com. For more information on the SPEA Earth Week Poetry
Forum, visit http://www.myspace.com/speapoetryforum.
Service Day at WonderLab - Thursday,
April 17th, 1:30
Take part in an outdoor
volunteering opportunity at the WonderLab Museum from 1:30 –
4:00pm in the WonderGarden. Meet at WonderLab (308 W. 4th Street,
downtown) at 1:30 to help weed, trim, and garden. WonderLab will supply
gloves, tools, snacks, and expertise. Please contact Alison Behling for
Green Cinema Movie Series presents "Planet
Earth" - Thursday,
April 17th, 8:00PM
Join EMA at the Grad Pad (Room
M088, Indiana Memorial Union) for an engaging, environmental film with
spectacular scenery, Planet Earth! Showing begins promptly at
8:00pm. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.
Adopt-a-Trail and Adopt-a-Road
Help EMA clean up their
assigned trail at Griffey Lake Nature Preserve and a stretch of High
Street (between 3rd Street and Moore’s Pike). Meet EMA reps at
3:30 pm in the back SPEA parking lot to caravan to the sites for some
SustainIU - Saturday,
SustainIU is comprised of two
events: A sustainability panel, featuring administrators, faculty,
staff, local government officials, and other community members; and the
Sustainability Expo (SPROUTS garden), a diverse gathering of
organizations that will focus on eco-education and interactive
displays. For more details including locations, contact Alexis
Suskin-Sperry at sustainIU@gmail.com.
Plenary Session, “Sustainability
Across Sectors" - Monday,
April 21st, 5:00PM
An engaging panel discussion
in the SPEA Atrium with sustainability experts Mike Molnar, Director of
Environmental Policy & Sustainable Development at Cummins Inc.;
John Hamilton, Chair of the City of Bloomington Sustainability
Commission and President of City First Enterprises; and moderator,
Professor Phil Stevens. Theme: “Sustainability Across
Backyard Habitat and SPEA Grounds Clean-up
Help EMA celebrate the
unveiling of improvements to the SPEA Backyard Habitat sites! This year
EMA has worked to maintain the plots and identify species. Meet in the
SPEA Atrium at 5:00pm to help make the Backyard Habitat and SPEA
grounds look healthy for Earth Day.
Writing Workshop - Tuesday,
February 26th, 7-8PM
Green Cinema Movie
Series presents "Grizzly Man" - Friday, February 22nd, 7:30PM
award-winning 2005 documentary about the life and death of Timothy
Treadwell, a man who spent 13 summers in Alaska filming bears before
being mauled to death by one of his "brothers".
& Climate Change - Tuesday,
February 12th, 12:30PM (Flyer)
SPEA Alumni Soiree
- Friday, February 8, 7PM (PDF
Upland Brewing Company
350 W. 11th St
A gathering of over 70 current students, faculty, and recent graduates.
Panel - Thursday,
February 7th, 5:30PM (Flyer)
conjunction with the International Public Affairs Association.
Rafael Murphy, SPEA
Green Cinema Movie
Series presents "Chinatown" - January 25th, 2008, 7PM
Polanski's 1974 psychological masterpiece, based in part
on the real events that formed the California water wars.
Internship Open House - November 29, 2007, 7-9PM
Indiana Memorial Union, State
Justice Panel - November
27, 2007, 12PM
Diane Henshel, SPEA
Phaedra Pezzullo, Dept. of Communication & Culture
Evan Ringquist, SPEA
Edwardo Rhodes, SPEA
Liberties and Mediation: A Delicate Balance - November 6, 2007, 5:30PM
FBI Special Agent Robert Springer
Potluck - October 21, 2007, 5PM
Hosted by Prof. Burney Fischer