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Earth Week 2018

Earth Week at ESF April 16-22

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"The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for."— Ernest Hemingway


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

    Earth Week Tie-Dye

    Our famous ESF tradition of tie-dyeing EVERYTHING returns! Come buy our yearly Earth Week shirt for $5 to tie-dye, or bring any other garment to dye as well. ESF Quad (Rain: Marshall Foyer)

    Earth Week Eco-Scavenger Hunt

    Check Facebook daily or download our flyer for the list of eco activities. Earn points for completing each activity. At the end of the week, a winner will be announced! ESF Campus

    Earth Week Kick-Off BBQ
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

    Come kick off Earth Week at our annual BBQ! Featuring locally sourced meat and produce, with vegan and vegetarian options available. ESF Quad (Rain: Gateway)

    Anna Hyatt Huntington Presentation
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

    Paul Hai from ESF's Newcomb campus will be giving a presentation on Anna Hyatt Huntington, the person who donated over 12,000 acres of land to ESF and sculpted our famous Abraham Lincoln statue. 110 Moon Library

    Earth Week Yoga
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Come kick off Earth Week the right way with yoga on the quad following the BBQ! Taught by ESF's own Julia, a certified yoga instructor. ESF Quad

    Poetry Coffee House
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.

    Michael Czarnecki will share poems and stories from Huntington Forest, Acadia and Yellowstone National Parks and his home on Wheeler Hill. 110 Moon Library

    Tie Dying
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come Tie Dye an Earth Week Shirt and Buy a sticker!!! Quad (Marshall Rain Location)

    EcoSwap
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come drop off old gear or clothes and pick up some other used gear- one's junk is another's treasure. Marshall Foyer

    Tea and Terrariums
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    Bring your own jar or pick up one from us and build your own terrarium with succulents, mosses, and other decor. Nifkin Lounge

    Earth Week Clean Up of Ed Smith Stairs Trail
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

    Help us clean up the educational trail behind Ed Smith Elementary School! Meet on the side of Gateway near the Dome for transportation. Ed Smith Elementary School

    Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    It's college's favorite sport! Team up and compete against others on the ESF quad in a friendly ultimate tournament. ESF Quad

    Earth Week Movie Night
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

    Come watch a screening of Racing Extinction and enjoy snacks and drinks provided by SARO. Nifkin Lounge

    Morning Munch
    8:00 am - 10:00 am.

    Come to Nifkin and grab some breakfast while mingling with fellow students, faculty and staff. Free pastries, coffee, juice and bagels from Panera Bread will be available! Nifkin

    Tie Dying
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come Tie Dye and Earth Week shirt (or something of your own) and buy a sticker Quad (Marshall Rain Location)

    Farmers Market
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Multiple local farms and other vendors will be coming to campus to display and sell their goods. Come check it out and support local business! WANT TO PARTICIPATE? Contact Rachel Juritsch -- deadline to sign up is April 4! ESF Quad (Rain: Gateway)

    Syracuse Cultural Workers Tabling
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

    Come on out to see the Syracuse Cultural Workers, a local social justice company that advocates for social justice issues currently in the world. They are a renowned company that travels throughout the country and will be bringing along items that reflect the countries current political climate as well as a focus on Earth Day! Quad

    Bradford G. Sears/Albrecht Lecture
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

    Lecture: My Existential Crisis and Other Random Acts Martha Schwartz Principal, Martha Schwartz Partners New York, New York Gateway Center

    EWB Earth Week Trivia
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

    Engineers Without Borders is back for a second year to host Earth Week Trivia night. Come test your knowledge on everything environmental and eat some free food! Event catered by King David's on Marshall street. 145 Baker Lab

    Take our Kids to Work Day

    Celebrate 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. Gateway Event Center, Nifkin Lounge, Quad, +

    Tie Dying
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come Tie Dye and Earth Week shirt (or something of your own) and buy a sticker! Quad (Marshall Rain Location)

    SCB-CNY Art Symposium
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm.

    SCB (Society for Conservation Biology) is hosting their annual art symposium that exhibits artwork created by students on campus and auctions it to raise funds for donation to a local conservation organization. This year's donation will go to the Onondaga Environmental Institute. Come to the Gateway Concourse to check out some amazing artwork and help a local organization! Gateway Concourse

    Campus Clean Up
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

    Help us clean the quad and rid the campus of cigarette butts. We will collect all the cigarette butts to demonstrate how much trash is generated from smoking. Meet on the Quad near Moon for a trash bag The Quad near Moon

    Indigenous and Western Science Workshop
    11:00 am - 12:20 pm.

    A celebratory workshop about the relationship between Indigenous and Western Science. We invite you to join us to explore the question: How can we learn to see through both eyes? Please RSVP via email -- click on the event name for the address. Nifkin Lounge, basement of Marshall Hall, ESF

    Earth Week Speaker: Dan Wharton
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

    Dr. Dan Wharton, a renowned zoologist and conservation biologist, will be giving a speech on species management programs for the Western Lowland Gorilla and Snow Leopard. Illick 5

    Birds of Prey
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Cindy Paige Wildlife is coming to campus for a birds of prey exhibition. Come share a room with eagles, hawks, owls, and falcons. Nifkin Lounge

    3v3 Soccer Tournament on the Quad
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

    Come out for the second annual Earth Week 3v3 Soccer tournament on the Quad hosted by the ESF Mighty Oaks soccer teams! Registration is free and there are prizes for the first place team, follow the link for details on the tournament format and rules. Tournament is open to all students, faculty and staff. Go Oaks!! #MightyOaks #FearTheForest ESF Quad

    3v3 Soccer Tournament
    5:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Come join in a 3x3 soccer tournament! Winner gets vintage soccer jersey! ESF Quad

    Challenges to Conservation in Panama and the Neotropics
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    Join the Academic Director of SIT study abroad in Panama for a discussion of her research and insights on conservation in Panama. SIT offers semester and summer programs in Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation. Baker 408

    Earth Week Concert: Get Down and Earthy
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Come join Music Society during Earth Week for our last concert of the semester! This concert will feature live performances by String Theory (our orchestra ensemble), Ecotones (our a Capella group), and many other talented individuals. Make sure you lug your mug and pack your plate! Nifkin Lounge

    Tie Dying
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come Tie Dye and Earth Week shirt (or something of your own) and buy a sticker! Quad (Marshall Rain Location)

    Lettuce Eat!
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

    Come enjoy a plant-based luncheon sponsored by SARO. 110 Moon Library

    Henna Artist
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Come get a professional Henna tattoo done by a local artist! ESF Quad (Rain: 110 Moon)

    EARTH DAY CLEAN-UP
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Come help OCRRA clean up trash that has been collecting under all the Syracuse snow. Lets make our community sparkle! Meet on the quad

    Earth Week Yoga
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.

    It's been a long week... wrap it up in a relaxing way with another yoga class taught by Julia. ESF Quad

    Concert
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Come join us to enjoy some talented student performances - everything from freestyle raps to spoken word poetry - and free food. Lug your mug and get ready to jam! Interested in performing? Email for info (click on event name for full event listing to find address) The Quad (rain location: Marshall Auditorium)

    Insomniacs Event:
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am.

    Join ESF Insomniacs for a fun and earthy night of DIY crafts, fun, and food! Nifkin Lounge

    Spring Campus Day of Service
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    The Spring Campus Day of Service is an annual event to close out Earth Week with a chance for students to go out into the community and make an actionable impact for local community organizations and non-profits. Space is limited! Bray Rotunda

    Second Annual Stumpy Stampede
    9:30 am - 11:00 am.

    Good afternoon Stumpies! Help us celebrate Earth Week by racing to raise money for The Nature Conservancy. There will be good people, food, swag and prizes. Check out the attached flyer for more details! To register please email Jenny at jrfran01@syr.edu. All are welcome to participate so feel free to bring you non-student running buddies! Please note that you must also coordinate payment in order to be fully registered by April 15th. Payment can be coordinated by emailing Jenny or in person at Bray 406A and asking for either Jenny or Kirsten. If you don't want to run but still want to join in the fun let us know! We are looking for volunteers. 5k race will start in the P14 parking lot on campus and go through Oakwood Cemetary.

    Earth Fest
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Earthfest is a free community wide, sustainability-themed music and arts festival celebrating Earth Day in the Thornden Park Amphitheater on Sunday, April 22, from noon-4 p.m., with a yoga session starting at 11:30 a.m. The day will feature local musicians, artists, community and student organizations, prominent speakers, local vendors, local food and food trucks. Thornden Park Amphitheater

Monday, April 16

    Earth Week Tie-Dye

    Our famous ESF tradition of tie-dyeing EVERYTHING returns! Come buy our yearly Earth Week shirt for $5 to tie-dye, or bring any other garment to dye as well. ESF Quad (Rain: Marshall Foyer)

    Earth Week Eco-Scavenger Hunt

    Check Facebook daily or download our flyer for the list of eco activities. Earn points for completing each activity. At the end of the week, a winner will be announced! ESF Campus

    Earth Week Kick-Off BBQ
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

    Come kick off Earth Week at our annual BBQ! Featuring locally sourced meat and produce, with vegan and vegetarian options available. ESF Quad (Rain: Gateway)

    Anna Hyatt Huntington Presentation
    11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

    Paul Hai from ESF's Newcomb campus will be giving a presentation on Anna Hyatt Huntington, the person who donated over 12,000 acres of land to ESF and sculpted our famous Abraham Lincoln statue. 110 Moon Library

    Earth Week Yoga
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Come kick off Earth Week the right way with yoga on the quad following the BBQ! Taught by ESF's own Julia, a certified yoga instructor. ESF Quad

    Poetry Coffee House
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm.

    Michael Czarnecki will share poems and stories from Huntington Forest, Acadia and Yellowstone National Parks and his home on Wheeler Hill. 110 Moon Library

Tuesday, April 17

    Tie Dying
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come Tie Dye an Earth Week Shirt and Buy a sticker!!! Quad (Marshall Rain Location)

    EcoSwap
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come drop off old gear or clothes and pick up some other used gear- one's junk is another's treasure. Marshall Foyer

    Tea and Terrariums
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    Bring your own jar or pick up one from us and build your own terrarium with succulents, mosses, and other decor. Nifkin Lounge

    Earth Week Clean Up of Ed Smith Stairs Trail
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

    Help us clean up the educational trail behind Ed Smith Elementary School! Meet on the side of Gateway near the Dome for transportation. Ed Smith Elementary School

    Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
    4:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    It's college's favorite sport! Team up and compete against others on the ESF quad in a friendly ultimate tournament. ESF Quad

    Earth Week Movie Night
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm.

    Come watch a screening of Racing Extinction and enjoy snacks and drinks provided by SARO. Nifkin Lounge

Wednesday, April 18

    Morning Munch
    8:00 am - 10:00 am.

    Come to Nifkin and grab some breakfast while mingling with fellow students, faculty and staff. Free pastries, coffee, juice and bagels from Panera Bread will be available! Nifkin

    Tie Dying
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come Tie Dye and Earth Week shirt (or something of your own) and buy a sticker Quad (Marshall Rain Location)

    Farmers Market
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Multiple local farms and other vendors will be coming to campus to display and sell their goods. Come check it out and support local business! WANT TO PARTICIPATE? Contact Rachel Juritsch -- deadline to sign up is April 4! ESF Quad (Rain: Gateway)

    Syracuse Cultural Workers Tabling
    11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

    Come on out to see the Syracuse Cultural Workers, a local social justice company that advocates for social justice issues currently in the world. They are a renowned company that travels throughout the country and will be bringing along items that reflect the countries current political climate as well as a focus on Earth Day! Quad

    Bradford G. Sears/Albrecht Lecture
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

    Lecture: My Existential Crisis and Other Random Acts Martha Schwartz Principal, Martha Schwartz Partners New York, New York Gateway Center

    EWB Earth Week Trivia
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

    Engineers Without Borders is back for a second year to host Earth Week Trivia night. Come test your knowledge on everything environmental and eat some free food! Event catered by King David's on Marshall street. 145 Baker Lab

Thursday, April 19

    Take our Kids to Work Day

    Celebrate 25 years of sharing ESF careers with hands-on workshops for 8-11 yr olds with an adult who works or studies here. Gateway Event Center, Nifkin Lounge, Quad, +

    Tie Dying
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come Tie Dye and Earth Week shirt (or something of your own) and buy a sticker! Quad (Marshall Rain Location)

    SCB-CNY Art Symposium
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm.

    SCB (Society for Conservation Biology) is hosting their annual art symposium that exhibits artwork created by students on campus and auctions it to raise funds for donation to a local conservation organization. This year's donation will go to the Onondaga Environmental Institute. Come to the Gateway Concourse to check out some amazing artwork and help a local organization! Gateway Concourse

    Campus Clean Up
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

    Help us clean the quad and rid the campus of cigarette butts. We will collect all the cigarette butts to demonstrate how much trash is generated from smoking. Meet on the Quad near Moon for a trash bag The Quad near Moon

    Indigenous and Western Science Workshop
    11:00 am - 12:20 pm.

    A celebratory workshop about the relationship between Indigenous and Western Science. We invite you to join us to explore the question: How can we learn to see through both eyes? Please RSVP via email -- click on the event name for the address. Nifkin Lounge, basement of Marshall Hall, ESF

    Earth Week Speaker: Dan Wharton
    11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

    Dr. Dan Wharton, a renowned zoologist and conservation biologist, will be giving a speech on species management programs for the Western Lowland Gorilla and Snow Leopard. Illick 5

    Birds of Prey
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Cindy Paige Wildlife is coming to campus for a birds of prey exhibition. Come share a room with eagles, hawks, owls, and falcons. Nifkin Lounge

    3v3 Soccer Tournament on the Quad
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

    Come out for the second annual Earth Week 3v3 Soccer tournament on the Quad hosted by the ESF Mighty Oaks soccer teams! Registration is free and there are prizes for the first place team, follow the link for details on the tournament format and rules. Tournament is open to all students, faculty and staff. Go Oaks!! #MightyOaks #FearTheForest ESF Quad

    3v3 Soccer Tournament
    5:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Come join in a 3x3 soccer tournament! Winner gets vintage soccer jersey! ESF Quad

    Challenges to Conservation in Panama and the Neotropics
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    Join the Academic Director of SIT study abroad in Panama for a discussion of her research and insights on conservation in Panama. SIT offers semester and summer programs in Tropical Ecology, Marine Ecosystems, and Biodiversity Conservation. Baker 408

    Earth Week Concert: Get Down and Earthy
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Come join Music Society during Earth Week for our last concert of the semester! This concert will feature live performances by String Theory (our orchestra ensemble), Ecotones (our a Capella group), and many other talented individuals. Make sure you lug your mug and pack your plate! Nifkin Lounge

Friday, April 20

    Tie Dying
    9:30 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come Tie Dye and Earth Week shirt (or something of your own) and buy a sticker! Quad (Marshall Rain Location)

    Lettuce Eat!
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

    Come enjoy a plant-based luncheon sponsored by SARO. 110 Moon Library

    Henna Artist
    1:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Come get a professional Henna tattoo done by a local artist! ESF Quad (Rain: 110 Moon)

    EARTH DAY CLEAN-UP
    2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Come help OCRRA clean up trash that has been collecting under all the Syracuse snow. Lets make our community sparkle! Meet on the quad

    Earth Week Yoga
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm.

    It's been a long week... wrap it up in a relaxing way with another yoga class taught by Julia. ESF Quad

    Concert
    6:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Come join us to enjoy some talented student performances - everything from freestyle raps to spoken word poetry - and free food. Lug your mug and get ready to jam! Interested in performing? Email for info (click on event name for full event listing to find address) The Quad (rain location: Marshall Auditorium)

    Insomniacs Event:
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am.

    Join ESF Insomniacs for a fun and earthy night of DIY crafts, fun, and food! Nifkin Lounge

Saturday, April 21

    Spring Campus Day of Service
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    The Spring Campus Day of Service is an annual event to close out Earth Week with a chance for students to go out into the community and make an actionable impact for local community organizations and non-profits. Space is limited! Bray Rotunda

Sunday, April 22

    Second Annual Stumpy Stampede
    9:30 am - 11:00 am.

    Good afternoon Stumpies! Help us celebrate Earth Week by racing to raise money for The Nature Conservancy. There will be good people, food, swag and prizes. Check out the attached flyer for more details! To register please email Jenny at jrfran01@syr.edu. All are welcome to participate so feel free to bring you non-student running buddies! Please note that you must also coordinate payment in order to be fully registered by April 15th. Payment can be coordinated by emailing Jenny or in person at Bray 406A and asking for either Jenny or Kirsten. If you don't want to run but still want to join in the fun let us know! We are looking for volunteers. 5k race will start in the P14 parking lot on campus and go through Oakwood Cemetary.

    Earth Fest
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Earthfest is a free community wide, sustainability-themed music and arts festival celebrating Earth Day in the Thornden Park Amphitheater on Sunday, April 22, from noon-4 p.m., with a yoga session starting at 11:30 a.m. The day will feature local musicians, artists, community and student organizations, prominent speakers, local vendors, local food and food trucks. Thornden Park Amphitheater