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Earth Week at ESF, 2014
April 14-22

Monday
April 14
Tuesday
April 15
Wednesday
April 16
Thursday
April 17
Friday
April 18
Saturday
April 19
Sunday
April 20
Monday
April 21
Tuesday
April 22 - Earth Day

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

    Stephanie Michaels, Health and Wellness supervisor at the Downtown YMCA, will be leading a session of yoga on the quad to start your day off right. Yoga mats will not be provided, so bring your own mat if desired. Quad

    BBQ/Pep Rally
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Come to the quad for the much anticipated Earth Week Barbecue. This year, not only will you have burgers to eat, but you can feast your eyes on ESF's first Earth Week Pep Rally. Sports teams, clubs, and campus organizations will display their spirit in a way that will bring you back to High School without failing to incorporate an ESF twist. Quad

    Indoor Recycled Crafts
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Interested in making recycled necklaces, rings, stamps, dream catchers and much, much more? Well, then come to Nifkin Lounge where recycled items will be provided and an instructor will be there to teach you how to get crafty! Nifkin Lounge

    Recycled Crafts on the Quad
    3:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    Hang out with your friends on the quad and make some great crafts from recycled materials! Have any recycled materials that you want to donate or use? Bring them along with your imagination! Quad

    Laurie Marker. Chasing Cheetahs book signing
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

    Laurie Marker is a world-renowned conservation biologist and founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, will be visiting ESF. She will sign copies of her new book "Chasing Cheetahs. The Race to Save Africa's Fastest Cat" (Text by Sy Montgomery, photos by Nic Bishop)at 4PM on Monday 14 April 2014 in the lobby of SUNY ESF's Gateway Building. There will be a reception to follow. There will be a limited number of copies for sale at the event. "Chasing Cheetahs" is also available for purchase at amazon.com. Gateway Building Lobby near the bookstore

    ESS's Earth Week Trivia Competition: Know Your World
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    Engineering for a Sustainable Society will be kicking off Earth Week with an Earth Week Trivia Competition: Know Your World! The Syracuse Trivia Company will be hosting the earth-themed competition. Email klmott@syr.edu to sign up your team of up to 5 people (Include team name!) Food, drinks, and prizes will be provided! 110 Moon Library

    Lecture with Disney's John Shields
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

    Come welcome back to campus ESF Landscape Architecture alumni John Shields as he speaks about his experience working for Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA. John is currently Director of Land Planning at Imagineering, and has worked on many notable projects such as creative lead on Disney Animal Kingdom’s Kilimanjaro Safari, a summer ’14 Ratatouille attraction at Disneyland Paris and many more exciting opportunities. Join us in hearing John speak about the secrets and thrills in creating | designing the world’s top tourist destination, the Walt Disney Parks. Marshall Aud.

    Recycled Craft Workshop

    Jewelery, Card Making, Food Stamps, Folder Holders, Painted Rocks, Bookmarks, Card Making…what else could you ask for?! Nifkin Lounge

    Student Spotlight on Research

    ESF's annual Spotlight Symposium is a dynamic forum where graduate and undergraduate students share the results of their research and community service projects. The Spotlight is a student poster session highlighting your scholarly efforts. The Spotlight on Student Research and Outreach is your time to shine! Gateway Center

    Soccer Tournament
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Come to the quad to get your soccer skills on! Email omdonach@syr.edu for further details and to sign your team of 5 up plus a goalie up! Quad

    GCI's Annual Spring Forum "Syracuse: The State of Our Waste"
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm.

    GCI is hosting their annual forum, "CNY: The State of Our Waste," on sustainable solid waste management practices occurring in our regional location. Professionals from OCRRA, Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority and Syracuse Center of Excellence will serve as panelists through facilitated discussion with students, faculty and the active community. Commercial practices occur as a result of regional governmental or citizen activism, which relates to the importance of understanding where our waste goes. Tablers from local sustainable organizations will join us for networking and job opportunities. Food from Alto Cinco will be provided alongside potluck dishes, which are encouraged to bring as well. Nifkin Lounge

    Movie Night "Frozen"
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Bring your friends to a relaxing evening of watching 2013's most popular animated sensation, "Frozen". Hopefully, the temperature of the evening will be warmer than the movie title, but still feel free to bring blankets and pillows to the quad so that you are comfortable. Popcorn will be provided for only the charge of a smile! Nifkin Lounge

    USA Earth Week Morning Munch
    8:00 am - 11:00 am.

    This event, sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Association, offers FREE breakfast to the campus community for as long as it lasts! Nifkin Lounge

    Indigenous Perspective on Earthweek
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

    Join Dr. Kimmerer and a member of the Onondaga Nation and the showing of a film on the Two-Row Wampum. Discussion and questions will follow! Come witness this neat perspective on earth week! 110 Moon

    President Quentin Wheeler Keynote for Student Spotlight on Research
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    President Wheeler will discuss his research interests with the campus community. There will be a brief awards ceremony for Spotlight winners with a reception to follow. Nifkin Alumni Lounge

    Quadstock
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Similar to Coffee Haus but on the Quad, Quadstock offers students the opportunity to showcase their talent. Alpha Xi Sigma sponsors Quadstock and offers free food for the event, including make your own s'mores. Quad (Rain location: Nifkin Lounge)

    Student Showcase Symposium
    9:00 am - 7:30 pm.

    FREE FOOD. Showcasing artwork donated from students in the ESF community and hosting a silent auction of the artwork. Proceeds go towards Society for Conservation Biology-CNY's annual winter break volunteer trip. Students and faculty will give "TED Talk"-like presentations beginning at 5 pm. Gateway Center Auditorium

    Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Let's celebrate the coming of spring with a frisbee! Anyone who wishes to make a team, simply send your name and team to Olivia Donachie at omdonach@syr.edu who will sign you up! Teams can consist up to 6 people- subs are welcome! Quad

    Speaker: Mitul Baruah, "Unraveling a Crisis in the Brahmaputra Valley in Northeast India"
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    MITUL BARUAH will be speaking on Political Ecologies of Vulnerable Geographies, the Question of the State, and the Spaces for Resistance: Unraveling a Crisis in the Brahmaputra Valley in Northeast India Thursday April 17th 11:00 am Marshall 213 Mitul Baruah is a Ph.D. Candidate Syracuse University, Department of Geography. He completed the Master of Environmental Studies at SUNY-ESF in 2010. Sponsored by: The R. G. Pack Institute and the Department of Environmental Studies Graduate Class EST 797 – Human Dimensions of Water Issues (Professor Sharon Moran) Lunch to follow for those who sign up. To be included, please RSVP to Rebecca Hart rhart01@esf.edu (by 10 am Weds. morning) Marshall Hall Room 213

    Webinar on Hydrofracking
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

    The fourth in a series of six webinars on the health effects of Hydrofracking will occur on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 12 noon in 110 Moon. Dr. Reynold Panettieri of the University of Pennsylvania will be presenting "Health Consequences of Hydrofracturing: The Known and Unknown". These webinars are being sponsored by the Upstate New York Society for Risk Analysis. Due to sponsor limitations, you will only be able to access them from either 110 Moon Library (ESF campus) or at Rm 369 Link Hall (Syracuse University). All webinars are 40 min presentations followed by 20 minutes for discussion periods. 110 Moon Library

    GCI Waste Audit
    12:30 pm - 12:00 am.

    Come out and see how much recyclables and compost get thrown out on a daily basis on your campus! Quad

    "How the Balinese of Indonesia Love the Earth"
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm.

    Gusti Ayu Fransiska Sri Rahajeng Kusuma Dewi is a Masters student in the Environmental Science program, interested in indigenous agriculture-related adaptation to climate change. For this seminar, she will dance the Tari Pendet Penyambutan, a traditional dance from Bali, Indonesia, in which offerings are made to purify the temple or theater as a prelude to ceremonies or other dances and welcome the gods and goddesses before the ceremony will be held in a temple. Afterwards, Gusti will present "How the Balinese of Indonesia Love the Earth" through food and tradition. Nifkin Lounge

    Adaptive Peaks Seminar
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    'Fowl' Weather: A Story of North American Waterfowl and Climatic Variability presented by: Dr. Michael Shummer, Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY Oswego 5 Illick Hall

    African Drum Circle, Wacheva Cultural Arts, Inc.
    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm.

    Event purpose: 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

    Music Society Broadway Night
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

    Dress your best for this Broadway Review of all of your favorite showstoppers! Music Society is hosting a Broadway Night featuring songs from Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Rent, and more! Nifkin Lounge

    Foraging an Edible Camppus
    12:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come re-imagine ESF's campus grounds. Forest gardens, ethnobotany, foraging ethics and more. 12-1pm: Poster session and design workshop 1-2pm: Lunch and presentations. 2-3pm: Guest speaker: Prof. Jane Mt. Pleasant, Cornell University: "Iroquois Agriculture" 3-4pm: Outdoor Scavenger hunt. Gateway

    Cultural Crafts Fair
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

    The Office of Multicultural Affairs will host the seventh annual Cultural Crafts Fair at SUNY-ESF. This fair will showcase a diverse array of crafters in the local Syracuse area with proceeds going to the Carmen McCoy-Harrison scholarship fund. Quad (Rain Location: Nifkin Lounge)

    USA Earth Week Ice Cream Social
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

    This event, sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Association, offers ice cream for as long as it lasts on the ESF Quad as part of Earth Week 2014! ESF Quad. Rain Location: Nifkin Lounge

    Recycled Craft Workshop
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Ever wanted to learn how to repurpose clothes, build a terrarium, and grow mushrooms? You can do all this and more at this event! Moon 110

    Woodworks Tribute Concert
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

    Come to the quad for an evening of music and dancing to celebrate the graduation of the members of one of our campus's most cherished bands. Lug your mug! Bring your dancing shoes! Quad (Rain location: Nifkin Lounge)

    Earth Week Day of Service
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm.

    A day of service during Earth Week, working to clean up the Morningside Cultural Trail! We will be meeting at 11:00 am in front of Bray Hall where we will be walking to the portion of the trail we will be working on. Wear sneakers and working clothes! Be prepared to do some light to medium trail maintenance - we will be cleaning the staircase that leads to the water towers. Necessary tools and gloves will be provided - as well as pizza for lunch! Bring your water bottles to stay hydrated. We hope to get a solid amount of work in, so be ready to stay until around 5pm! People will be tabling on campus to sign up for the event, but feel free to email slbuzash@syr.edu if you are interested. See you all there! Morning-side Cultural Trail

    Birding in Oakwood Cemetary
    7:00 am - 10:00 am.

    Start your Sunday of Earth Week off right with some casual birding through Oakwood with the campus's birding club! Spring migration should be in full swing and a variety of songbirds should (weather permitting) be singing right next door. We'll meet at 7am and go until the birds stop cooperating or around 10am. All levels of birding experience welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them, but don't feel unwelcome if you don't have a pair. Entrance to Oakwood Cemetary by Bray Hall

    Egg Hunt
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    The Earth Week committee will be hosting an egg hunt on Sunday, April 20th to introduce the ESF community to the newly refurbished Morningside Cultural Trail. Participants are to meet in front of Centennial Hall at 10:45AM to embark on this yummy adventure. Oakwood Cemetery

    Falcon Trainer on the Quad!
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come see some awesome birds of prey with Laura Schumacher from Talons! There will be a meet and greet with the birds as well as an interactive free-flight program. ESF Quad

    Activities Fair (Rain Date)
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Come enjoy all of the incredibly diverse clubs that bring so much intrigue to ESF's campus! Each club will supply a unique activity so that everyone who attends will be occupied doing something that will elicit a smile, wow, and or cheer. Wear your sunglasses! Rain/cold weather plan: Date will be moved to Monday, April 21st from 12-3pm outside or Nifkin Lounge. Quad (Rain location: Nifkin Lounge)

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

    Get creative with paint, henna, clothing repurposing and much more while basking in the glory of a spring day on the quad. Be sure to bring your friends and prepare for the recycled fashion show which will be soon after. Whoever designs the best recycled wardrobe will get a prize- so take advantage of this time on the Quad! Quad

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

    Andrew Simmons is back to show off many of his exotic pets! From lizards and snakes from Africa, to mammals of North America, Andrew Simmons bring quite an eclectic collection! Quad

    Recycled Fashion Show
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    After a week of recycled crafting, sewing, painting, etc…bring what you can wear to the fashion show of the year. Whoever elicits the most wows from our judges get a prize to remember! Nifkin Lounge

    INTERP David Attenborough Celebration
    6:15 pm - 8:30 pm.

    Join INTERP in celebrating Earth Week with a David Attenborough Celebration! They will be showing David Attenborough films and have lots of food! Come join the fun! Nifkin Lounge

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

    Stephanie Michaels, Health and Wellness Supervisor at the Downtown YMCA, will be leading yoga on the quad to start your day off right. Mats will not be provided, so bring your own if desired. Quad

    Matt Huber: Politics of Oil and American Culture
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm.

    Come listen to Matt Huber, an SU professor, lead a discussion on his book Politics of Oil and American Culture. This presentation offers a unique perspective just in time for the Earth Week celebration! 110 Moon

    NYWEA Earth Week Documentary Showing
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    NYWEA (New York Water Environmental Association) is showing a documentary on Earth Week called "Watershed." The NYWEA chapter wants to show "Watershed" on Earth Day to raise awareness of water conservation issues that impact millions of citizens in the Western United States and to inform students on how they can get involved with NYWEA on campus. This documentary showing will be free for faculty and students; however, food and refreshments will be on sale and all the proceeds will go towards the Raise the River nonprofit organization. This money will be used to fund essential restoration work to reconnect the Colorado River to its delta. For more information about the documentary and its supporting nonprofit organization, visit raisetheriver.org Nifkin Lounge

    Gasland II Screening and Panel Discussion at SU
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Screening of Gasland II, followed by critical review of the film through a student panel discussion. Sitting on the panel are folks from many different worldviews on the topic of fracking. FREE FOOD. Gifford Auditorium (HBC on SU campus)

Monday
April 14

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

    Stephanie Michaels, Health and Wellness supervisor at the Downtown YMCA, will be leading a session of yoga on the quad to start your day off right. Yoga mats will not be provided, so bring your own mat if desired. Quad

    BBQ/Pep Rally
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Come to the quad for the much anticipated Earth Week Barbecue. This year, not only will you have burgers to eat, but you can feast your eyes on ESF's first Earth Week Pep Rally. Sports teams, clubs, and campus organizations will display their spirit in a way that will bring you back to High School without failing to incorporate an ESF twist. Quad

    Indoor Recycled Crafts
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Interested in making recycled necklaces, rings, stamps, dream catchers and much, much more? Well, then come to Nifkin Lounge where recycled items will be provided and an instructor will be there to teach you how to get crafty! Nifkin Lounge

    Recycled Crafts on the Quad
    3:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    Hang out with your friends on the quad and make some great crafts from recycled materials! Have any recycled materials that you want to donate or use? Bring them along with your imagination! Quad

    Laurie Marker. Chasing Cheetahs book signing
    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

    Laurie Marker is a world-renowned conservation biologist and founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, will be visiting ESF. She will sign copies of her new book "Chasing Cheetahs. The Race to Save Africa's Fastest Cat" (Text by Sy Montgomery, photos by Nic Bishop)at 4PM on Monday 14 April 2014 in the lobby of SUNY ESF's Gateway Building. There will be a reception to follow. There will be a limited number of copies for sale at the event. "Chasing Cheetahs" is also available for purchase at amazon.com. Gateway Building Lobby near the bookstore

    ESS's Earth Week Trivia Competition: Know Your World
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    Engineering for a Sustainable Society will be kicking off Earth Week with an Earth Week Trivia Competition: Know Your World! The Syracuse Trivia Company will be hosting the earth-themed competition. Email klmott@syr.edu to sign up your team of up to 5 people (Include team name!) Food, drinks, and prizes will be provided! 110 Moon Library

    Lecture with Disney's John Shields
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

    Come welcome back to campus ESF Landscape Architecture alumni John Shields as he speaks about his experience working for Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA. John is currently Director of Land Planning at Imagineering, and has worked on many notable projects such as creative lead on Disney Animal Kingdom’s Kilimanjaro Safari, a summer ’14 Ratatouille attraction at Disneyland Paris and many more exciting opportunities. Join us in hearing John speak about the secrets and thrills in creating | designing the world’s top tourist destination, the Walt Disney Parks. Marshall Aud.

Tuesday
April 15

    Recycled Craft Workshop

    Jewelery, Card Making, Food Stamps, Folder Holders, Painted Rocks, Bookmarks, Card Making…what else could you ask for?! Nifkin Lounge

    Student Spotlight on Research

    ESF's annual Spotlight Symposium is a dynamic forum where graduate and undergraduate students share the results of their research and community service projects. The Spotlight is a student poster session highlighting your scholarly efforts. The Spotlight on Student Research and Outreach is your time to shine! Gateway Center

    Soccer Tournament
    12:00 pm - 3:00 pm.

    Come to the quad to get your soccer skills on! Email omdonach@syr.edu for further details and to sign your team of 5 up plus a goalie up! Quad

    GCI's Annual Spring Forum "Syracuse: The State of Our Waste"
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm.

    GCI is hosting their annual forum, "CNY: The State of Our Waste," on sustainable solid waste management practices occurring in our regional location. Professionals from OCRRA, Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority and Syracuse Center of Excellence will serve as panelists through facilitated discussion with students, faculty and the active community. Commercial practices occur as a result of regional governmental or citizen activism, which relates to the importance of understanding where our waste goes. Tablers from local sustainable organizations will join us for networking and job opportunities. Food from Alto Cinco will be provided alongside potluck dishes, which are encouraged to bring as well. Nifkin Lounge

    Movie Night "Frozen"
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Bring your friends to a relaxing evening of watching 2013's most popular animated sensation, "Frozen". Hopefully, the temperature of the evening will be warmer than the movie title, but still feel free to bring blankets and pillows to the quad so that you are comfortable. Popcorn will be provided for only the charge of a smile! Nifkin Lounge

Wednesday
April 16

    USA Earth Week Morning Munch
    8:00 am - 11:00 am.

    This event, sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Association, offers FREE breakfast to the campus community for as long as it lasts! Nifkin Lounge

    Indigenous Perspective on Earthweek
    2:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

    Join Dr. Kimmerer and a member of the Onondaga Nation and the showing of a film on the Two-Row Wampum. Discussion and questions will follow! Come witness this neat perspective on earth week! 110 Moon

    President Quentin Wheeler Keynote for Student Spotlight on Research
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    President Wheeler will discuss his research interests with the campus community. There will be a brief awards ceremony for Spotlight winners with a reception to follow. Nifkin Alumni Lounge

    Quadstock
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Similar to Coffee Haus but on the Quad, Quadstock offers students the opportunity to showcase their talent. Alpha Xi Sigma sponsors Quadstock and offers free food for the event, including make your own s'mores. Quad (Rain location: Nifkin Lounge)

Thursday
April 17

    Student Showcase Symposium
    9:00 am - 7:30 pm.

    FREE FOOD. Showcasing artwork donated from students in the ESF community and hosting a silent auction of the artwork. Proceeds go towards Society for Conservation Biology-CNY's annual winter break volunteer trip. Students and faculty will give "TED Talk"-like presentations beginning at 5 pm. Gateway Center Auditorium

    Ultimate Frisbee Tournament
    11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Let's celebrate the coming of spring with a frisbee! Anyone who wishes to make a team, simply send your name and team to Olivia Donachie at omdonach@syr.edu who will sign you up! Teams can consist up to 6 people- subs are welcome! Quad

    Speaker: Mitul Baruah, "Unraveling a Crisis in the Brahmaputra Valley in Northeast India"
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    MITUL BARUAH will be speaking on Political Ecologies of Vulnerable Geographies, the Question of the State, and the Spaces for Resistance: Unraveling a Crisis in the Brahmaputra Valley in Northeast India Thursday April 17th 11:00 am Marshall 213 Mitul Baruah is a Ph.D. Candidate Syracuse University, Department of Geography. He completed the Master of Environmental Studies at SUNY-ESF in 2010. Sponsored by: The R. G. Pack Institute and the Department of Environmental Studies Graduate Class EST 797 – Human Dimensions of Water Issues (Professor Sharon Moran) Lunch to follow for those who sign up. To be included, please RSVP to Rebecca Hart rhart01@esf.edu (by 10 am Weds. morning) Marshall Hall Room 213

    Webinar on Hydrofracking
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

    The fourth in a series of six webinars on the health effects of Hydrofracking will occur on Thursday, April 17th, 2014 at 12 noon in 110 Moon. Dr. Reynold Panettieri of the University of Pennsylvania will be presenting "Health Consequences of Hydrofracturing: The Known and Unknown". These webinars are being sponsored by the Upstate New York Society for Risk Analysis. Due to sponsor limitations, you will only be able to access them from either 110 Moon Library (ESF campus) or at Rm 369 Link Hall (Syracuse University). All webinars are 40 min presentations followed by 20 minutes for discussion periods. 110 Moon Library

    GCI Waste Audit
    12:30 pm - 12:00 am.

    Come out and see how much recyclables and compost get thrown out on a daily basis on your campus! Quad

    "How the Balinese of Indonesia Love the Earth"
    2:00 pm - 2:45 pm.

    Gusti Ayu Fransiska Sri Rahajeng Kusuma Dewi is a Masters student in the Environmental Science program, interested in indigenous agriculture-related adaptation to climate change. For this seminar, she will dance the Tari Pendet Penyambutan, a traditional dance from Bali, Indonesia, in which offerings are made to purify the temple or theater as a prelude to ceremonies or other dances and welcome the gods and goddesses before the ceremony will be held in a temple. Afterwards, Gusti will present "How the Balinese of Indonesia Love the Earth" through food and tradition. Nifkin Lounge

    Adaptive Peaks Seminar
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    'Fowl' Weather: A Story of North American Waterfowl and Climatic Variability presented by: Dr. Michael Shummer, Visiting Assistant Professor, SUNY Oswego 5 Illick Hall

    African Drum Circle, Wacheva Cultural Arts, Inc.
    5:00 pm - 5:30 pm.

    Event purpose: 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

    Music Society Broadway Night
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm.

    Dress your best for this Broadway Review of all of your favorite showstoppers! Music Society is hosting a Broadway Night featuring songs from Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Rent, and more! Nifkin Lounge

Friday
April 18

    Foraging an Edible Camppus
    12:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come re-imagine ESF's campus grounds. Forest gardens, ethnobotany, foraging ethics and more. 12-1pm: Poster session and design workshop 1-2pm: Lunch and presentations. 2-3pm: Guest speaker: Prof. Jane Mt. Pleasant, Cornell University: "Iroquois Agriculture" 3-4pm: Outdoor Scavenger hunt. Gateway

    Cultural Crafts Fair
    11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

    The Office of Multicultural Affairs will host the seventh annual Cultural Crafts Fair at SUNY-ESF. This fair will showcase a diverse array of crafters in the local Syracuse area with proceeds going to the Carmen McCoy-Harrison scholarship fund. Quad (Rain Location: Nifkin Lounge)

    USA Earth Week Ice Cream Social
    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

    This event, sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Association, offers ice cream for as long as it lasts on the ESF Quad as part of Earth Week 2014! ESF Quad. Rain Location: Nifkin Lounge

    Recycled Craft Workshop
    2:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    Ever wanted to learn how to repurpose clothes, build a terrarium, and grow mushrooms? You can do all this and more at this event! Moon 110

    Woodworks Tribute Concert
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

    Come to the quad for an evening of music and dancing to celebrate the graduation of the members of one of our campus's most cherished bands. Lug your mug! Bring your dancing shoes! Quad (Rain location: Nifkin Lounge)

Saturday
April 19

    Earth Week Day of Service
    11:00 am - 5:00 pm.

    A day of service during Earth Week, working to clean up the Morningside Cultural Trail! We will be meeting at 11:00 am in front of Bray Hall where we will be walking to the portion of the trail we will be working on. Wear sneakers and working clothes! Be prepared to do some light to medium trail maintenance - we will be cleaning the staircase that leads to the water towers. Necessary tools and gloves will be provided - as well as pizza for lunch! Bring your water bottles to stay hydrated. We hope to get a solid amount of work in, so be ready to stay until around 5pm! People will be tabling on campus to sign up for the event, but feel free to email slbuzash@syr.edu if you are interested. See you all there! Morning-side Cultural Trail

Sunday
April 20

    Birding in Oakwood Cemetary
    7:00 am - 10:00 am.

    Start your Sunday of Earth Week off right with some casual birding through Oakwood with the campus's birding club! Spring migration should be in full swing and a variety of songbirds should (weather permitting) be singing right next door. We'll meet at 7am and go until the birds stop cooperating or around 10am. All levels of birding experience welcome. Bring binoculars if you have them, but don't feel unwelcome if you don't have a pair. Entrance to Oakwood Cemetary by Bray Hall

    Egg Hunt
    11:00 am - 1:00 pm.

    The Earth Week committee will be hosting an egg hunt on Sunday, April 20th to introduce the ESF community to the newly refurbished Morningside Cultural Trail. Participants are to meet in front of Centennial Hall at 10:45AM to embark on this yummy adventure. Oakwood Cemetery

Monday
April 21

    Falcon Trainer on the Quad!
    10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

    Come see some awesome birds of prey with Laura Schumacher from Talons! There will be a meet and greet with the birds as well as an interactive free-flight program. ESF Quad

    Activities Fair (Rain Date)
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

    Come enjoy all of the incredibly diverse clubs that bring so much intrigue to ESF's campus! Each club will supply a unique activity so that everyone who attends will be occupied doing something that will elicit a smile, wow, and or cheer. Wear your sunglasses! Rain/cold weather plan: Date will be moved to Monday, April 21st from 12-3pm outside or Nifkin Lounge. Quad (Rain location: Nifkin Lounge)

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

    Get creative with paint, henna, clothing repurposing and much more while basking in the glory of a spring day on the quad. Be sure to bring your friends and prepare for the recycled fashion show which will be soon after. Whoever designs the best recycled wardrobe will get a prize- so take advantage of this time on the Quad! Quad

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

    Andrew Simmons is back to show off many of his exotic pets! From lizards and snakes from Africa, to mammals of North America, Andrew Simmons bring quite an eclectic collection! Quad

    Recycled Fashion Show
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

    After a week of recycled crafting, sewing, painting, etc…bring what you can wear to the fashion show of the year. Whoever elicits the most wows from our judges get a prize to remember! Nifkin Lounge

    INTERP David Attenborough Celebration
    6:15 pm - 8:30 pm.

    Join INTERP in celebrating Earth Week with a David Attenborough Celebration! They will be showing David Attenborough films and have lots of food! Come join the fun! Nifkin Lounge

Tuesday
April 22 - Earth Day

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

    Stephanie Michaels, Health and Wellness Supervisor at the Downtown YMCA, will be leading yoga on the quad to start your day off right. Mats will not be provided, so bring your own if desired. Quad

    Matt Huber: Politics of Oil and American Culture
    1:30 pm - 2:30 pm.

    Come listen to Matt Huber, an SU professor, lead a discussion on his book Politics of Oil and American Culture. This presentation offers a unique perspective just in time for the Earth Week celebration! 110 Moon

    NYWEA Earth Week Documentary Showing
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm.

    NYWEA (New York Water Environmental Association) is showing a documentary on Earth Week called "Watershed." The NYWEA chapter wants to show "Watershed" on Earth Day to raise awareness of water conservation issues that impact millions of citizens in the Western United States and to inform students on how they can get involved with NYWEA on campus. This documentary showing will be free for faculty and students; however, food and refreshments will be on sale and all the proceeds will go towards the Raise the River nonprofit organization. This money will be used to fund essential restoration work to reconnect the Colorado River to its delta. For more information about the documentary and its supporting nonprofit organization, visit raisetheriver.org Nifkin Lounge

    Gasland II Screening and Panel Discussion at SU
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

    Screening of Gasland II, followed by critical review of the film through a student panel discussion. Sitting on the panel are folks from many different worldviews on the topic of fracking. FREE FOOD. Gifford Auditorium (HBC on SU campus)

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