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Earth Week at ESF, 2015
April 15-22

Wednesday
April 15
Thursday
April 16
Friday
April 17
Saturday
April 18
Sunday
April 19
Monday
April 20
Tuesday
April 21
Wednesday
April 22 - Earth Day

    Kick off BBQ
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Come help us kick off Earth Week with free food and fun activities on the quad. ESF Quad

    Simmons Wildlife
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Andrew Simmons is a celebrated wildlife expert specializing in predators. Since 1971, he has been studying, raising and lecturing about wild animals. Simmons travels with big cats, bear cubs, carnivorous reptiles and birds of prey. ESF Quad

    LA Lecture: Understanding Landscape Design at the Watershed Scale
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

    Julie Mulligan Project Manager, Landscape Architect National Capital Commission Marshall Auditorium

    Outdoor Movie [The Lorax]
    8:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

    Come out to the ESF quad and watch The Lorax (the new one). Grab a bag of popcorn/cotton candy while you're at it from our concessions stand! This event is hosted by FunFlicks! through Tim Bennett. ESF Quad

    Yoga on the Quad
    9:30 am - 10:30 am.

    Start your morning off right with some relaxing yoga on our very own quad. Come before your afternoon classes or after your 8 am to kick-start your day ESF Quad

    Craft Workshops
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Come to Moon Library and take part in some fun crafts such as making terrariums, pyrography, body art, a clothing swap and clothing re-purposing. Moon 110

    SCBY-CNY Student Showcase Symposium
    12:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    We're hosting a Student Showcase Symposium to display artwork donated by students. Bid on the pieces in a silent auction. All proceeds will be donated to charity! The event also features food and decorations at intervals throughout the day. And join us starting at 5 pm for a series of speakers (undergrads, graduates, professors, alumni, etc.) in a "TEDtalk" fashion, called "ESF Talks". Gateway Conference Hall

    Quadstock
    7:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

    Come out to the Quad for AXS's premier annual music festival, featuring local musicians/bands such as Jamie Knittel and Planetary Wigwam! We will be catered by YOGURTLAND so you definitely don't want to miss out on the fun! Essentially, this event is a Coffee Haus on steroids. ESF Quad (Nifkin Rain Location)

    ESF Club Activities Fair
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Find out what all of our clubs are up to this spring! Participate in activities facilitated by each club. ESF Quad

    School Spirit Event
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Get Oakie pumped by coming to Nifkin Lounge for a scavenger hunt, trivia, improv games, minute to win it and Hilby the juggling clown! Nifkin Lounge

    Insomniacs: Salsa with a Twist of Seuss!
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am.

    Annual Event: SALSA WITH A TWIST...BUT with an underlying Earth Week theme of Dr. Seuss Nifkin Lounge

    Campus Day of Service - 15th Anniversary
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm.

    ESF's Campus Day of Service sends volunteers out into the Syracuse community and beyond to perform tasks that organizations cannot accomplish without our help. This spring marks the 15th anniversary since the inception of this program. A continental breakfast will be served before volunteers leave for sites! Nifkin Lounge/Sites in the Community

    Repair Café
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

    Bring broken things that are laying around your house and the Repair Café experts can fix it. There is no charge for their services although donations are appreciated. Paine Branch Library 113 Nicholas Ave, Syracuse

    Spring Banquet
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

    An awards ceremony and dinner for graduating seniors along with nominated faculty and staff. Drumlins

    EARTHFEST in Thornden Park
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

    Join Students of Sustainability (SOS) at SU at EARTHFEST as they co-host with the Syracuse Chapter of NYPIRG and the SU Sustainability Division. Uniting over art, music, and the planet, EARTHFEST will be a sustainable music & art festival celebrating Earth Day. The day will feature live music, art installations, community speakers, local food, fun activities, and good vibes promoting sustainable living. Thornden Park Amphitheater

    Yoga on the Quad
    9:30 am - 10:30 am.

    Start your morning off right with some relaxing yoga on our very own quad. Come before your afternoon classes or after your 8 am to kick-start your day ESF Quad

    Kenneth Mclaurin
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

    Come laugh till you can't laugh anymore. ESF Earth Week proudly presents Kenneth Mclaurin. Marshall Auditorium

    GCI's Annual State of our Waste: The Non-Recyclable Plastic Market
    7:00 pm - 8:30 am.

    A panel of experienced professionals will discuss what limitations exist in the non-recyclable plastic market and how they can be overcome. Students, facility and community members will then brainstorm with panelists for on- and off-campus solutions and discuss ESF's role on this pressing issue. Involved organizations include Green Campus Initiative, OCCRA, Cornell Waste Management Institute, and the Syracuse Center of Excellence Environmental Finance Center. Food and drink provided. Moon 110

    Outdoor Movie (Rain Date)
    8:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

    This is the rain date for the outdoor movie (The Lorax) on 4/15. The time will remain the same and concessions will still be served. ESF Quad

    Morning Munch
    7:30 am - 9:30 am.

    Come to Nifkin Lounge before class to pick up some grub and start your morning off strong! There are A LOT of bagels so we need as much help as we can get to eat them! Nifkin Lounge

    Talons! with Lorrie Schumacher
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come join Lorrie Schumacher, master falconer, for an introduction to birds of prey! There will be a meet-and-greet with each of the birds as well as an interactive free-flight program. ESF Quad

    Kan Jam Tournament
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    Get your team of two and come show us your stuff. If you can beat us, you get bragging rights. ESF Quad

    Crafting on the Quad
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Come to the quad for splatter paint, messy twister and a photo booth! ESF Quad

    Yoga on the Quad
    9:30 am - 10:30 am.

    Start your morning off right with some relaxing yoga on our very own quad. Come before your afternoon classes or after your 8 am to kick-start your day ESF Quad

    Waste Audit of Gateway
    11:30 am - 2:30 am.

    Join GCI in a completely socially acceptable, normal, and not dirty waste audit, where you can combine you passion for dumpster diving and the environment! We will be sorting through the Gateway center trash so you might even score some free stuff :) Gloves provided. The Quad

    Indoor Crafts
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Another crafts workshop for jewelry making, card making, rock painting, leaf crafts and Lorax flower pots! Moon 110

    Wacheva Dance Circle
    5:30 pm - 6:00 pm.

    The performance incorporates traditional West African dancing, drumming, and songs with high energy. During the performance, Wacheva invites audience members to join them on stage to show them some dance steps. It invites a feeling of "joy or celebration as if you were in the moon light in an African village." ESF Quad

Wednesday
April 15

    Kick off BBQ
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Come help us kick off Earth Week with free food and fun activities on the quad. ESF Quad

    Simmons Wildlife
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Andrew Simmons is a celebrated wildlife expert specializing in predators. Since 1971, he has been studying, raising and lecturing about wild animals. Simmons travels with big cats, bear cubs, carnivorous reptiles and birds of prey. ESF Quad

    LA Lecture: Understanding Landscape Design at the Watershed Scale
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

    Julie Mulligan Project Manager, Landscape Architect National Capital Commission Marshall Auditorium

    Outdoor Movie [The Lorax]
    8:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

    Come out to the ESF quad and watch The Lorax (the new one). Grab a bag of popcorn/cotton candy while you're at it from our concessions stand! This event is hosted by FunFlicks! through Tim Bennett. ESF Quad

Thursday
April 16

    Yoga on the Quad
    9:30 am - 10:30 am.

    Start your morning off right with some relaxing yoga on our very own quad. Come before your afternoon classes or after your 8 am to kick-start your day ESF Quad

    Craft Workshops
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Come to Moon Library and take part in some fun crafts such as making terrariums, pyrography, body art, a clothing swap and clothing re-purposing. Moon 110

    SCBY-CNY Student Showcase Symposium
    12:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    We're hosting a Student Showcase Symposium to display artwork donated by students. Bid on the pieces in a silent auction. All proceeds will be donated to charity! The event also features food and decorations at intervals throughout the day. And join us starting at 5 pm for a series of speakers (undergrads, graduates, professors, alumni, etc.) in a "TEDtalk" fashion, called "ESF Talks". Gateway Conference Hall

    Quadstock
    7:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

    Come out to the Quad for AXS's premier annual music festival, featuring local musicians/bands such as Jamie Knittel and Planetary Wigwam! We will be catered by YOGURTLAND so you definitely don't want to miss out on the fun! Essentially, this event is a Coffee Haus on steroids. ESF Quad (Nifkin Rain Location)

Friday
April 17

    ESF Club Activities Fair
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Find out what all of our clubs are up to this spring! Participate in activities facilitated by each club. ESF Quad

    School Spirit Event
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Get Oakie pumped by coming to Nifkin Lounge for a scavenger hunt, trivia, improv games, minute to win it and Hilby the juggling clown! Nifkin Lounge

    Insomniacs: Salsa with a Twist of Seuss!
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am.

    Annual Event: SALSA WITH A TWIST...BUT with an underlying Earth Week theme of Dr. Seuss Nifkin Lounge

Saturday
April 18

    Campus Day of Service - 15th Anniversary
    10:00 am - 3:30 pm.

    ESF's Campus Day of Service sends volunteers out into the Syracuse community and beyond to perform tasks that organizations cannot accomplish without our help. This spring marks the 15th anniversary since the inception of this program. A continental breakfast will be served before volunteers leave for sites! Nifkin Lounge/Sites in the Community

    Repair Café
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

    Bring broken things that are laying around your house and the Repair Café experts can fix it. There is no charge for their services although donations are appreciated. Paine Branch Library 113 Nicholas Ave, Syracuse

    Spring Banquet
    7:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

    An awards ceremony and dinner for graduating seniors along with nominated faculty and staff. Drumlins

Sunday
April 19

    EARTHFEST in Thornden Park
    12:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

    Join Students of Sustainability (SOS) at SU at EARTHFEST as they co-host with the Syracuse Chapter of NYPIRG and the SU Sustainability Division. Uniting over art, music, and the planet, EARTHFEST will be a sustainable music & art festival celebrating Earth Day. The day will feature live music, art installations, community speakers, local food, fun activities, and good vibes promoting sustainable living. Thornden Park Amphitheater

Monday
April 20

    Yoga on the Quad
    9:30 am - 10:30 am.

    Start your morning off right with some relaxing yoga on our very own quad. Come before your afternoon classes or after your 8 am to kick-start your day ESF Quad

    Kenneth Mclaurin
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

    Come laugh till you can't laugh anymore. ESF Earth Week proudly presents Kenneth Mclaurin. Marshall Auditorium

    GCI's Annual State of our Waste: The Non-Recyclable Plastic Market
    7:00 pm - 8:30 am.

    A panel of experienced professionals will discuss what limitations exist in the non-recyclable plastic market and how they can be overcome. Students, facility and community members will then brainstorm with panelists for on- and off-campus solutions and discuss ESF's role on this pressing issue. Involved organizations include Green Campus Initiative, OCCRA, Cornell Waste Management Institute, and the Syracuse Center of Excellence Environmental Finance Center. Food and drink provided. Moon 110

    Outdoor Movie (Rain Date)
    8:00 pm - 11:30 pm.

    This is the rain date for the outdoor movie (The Lorax) on 4/15. The time will remain the same and concessions will still be served. ESF Quad

Tuesday
April 21

    Morning Munch
    7:30 am - 9:30 am.

    Come to Nifkin Lounge before class to pick up some grub and start your morning off strong! There are A LOT of bagels so we need as much help as we can get to eat them! Nifkin Lounge

    Talons! with Lorrie Schumacher
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come join Lorrie Schumacher, master falconer, for an introduction to birds of prey! There will be a meet-and-greet with each of the birds as well as an interactive free-flight program. ESF Quad

    Kan Jam Tournament
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    Get your team of two and come show us your stuff. If you can beat us, you get bragging rights. ESF Quad

    Crafting on the Quad
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Come to the quad for splatter paint, messy twister and a photo booth! ESF Quad

Wednesday
April 22 - Earth Day

    Yoga on the Quad
    9:30 am - 10:30 am.

    Start your morning off right with some relaxing yoga on our very own quad. Come before your afternoon classes or after your 8 am to kick-start your day ESF Quad

    Waste Audit of Gateway
    11:30 am - 2:30 am.

    Join GCI in a completely socially acceptable, normal, and not dirty waste audit, where you can combine you passion for dumpster diving and the environment! We will be sorting through the Gateway center trash so you might even score some free stuff :) Gloves provided. The Quad

    Indoor Crafts
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Another crafts workshop for jewelry making, card making, rock painting, leaf crafts and Lorax flower pots! Moon 110

    Wacheva Dance Circle
    5:30 pm - 6:00 pm.

    The performance incorporates traditional West African dancing, drumming, and songs with high energy. During the performance, Wacheva invites audience members to join them on stage to show them some dance steps. It invites a feeling of "joy or celebration as if you were in the moon light in an African village." ESF Quad


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