Earth Day-A Call to Action -April 17 &18 2015

 Northfield’s 6th Perennial Earth Day Celebration- A call to Action!                                      Friday April 17th and Saturday April 18th (Scroll Down past pics!)


Earth Day Schedule:

Friday April 17- Earth Day Kick off Event: Northfield Area Community Solar’s                “Sun Power Hour “Join us for a community gathering with appetizers, tea and coffee;learn more about Community Solar and take advantage of this opportunity to subscribe.  5pm-7pm-First United Church of Christ 300 Union St- A free presentation                      NACS_colorlogo_gradient (1)                                                                                                                                      Saturday April 18th

Saturday Event Descriptions and
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Free Skill- Sharing Earth Day Workshops-
10:00am- 4:00p-(registration required)
- some workshops may fill up fast…
” Making Goat Cheese 101″ “ Make a Raised Bed with Free Food Help Yourself” “Make Beeswax Lip-Balm”, “Basic Bicycle Maintenance & Rules of the Road”, “Forest Restoration at the Carleton College Arboretum”,”Sew that hole-Mending Together at Earth Day”, “Paper Flower Making for the soup supper”; “Rising CO2 and the Science of Climate Change; ” Bring your seeds for our “Seed Exchange”;”Brew making demo” at the Contented Cow; “Rain Garden workshop with CRWP “, “Making Kraut”“Tree Trimming and Update on The Emerald Ash Borer with the City of Northfield” “Tour a working Aquaponics System at the Finca Mirasol Farm”   All are welcome!

Saturday Event Descriptions and
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Weitz Center Carleton College Free Soup Supper and Pot Luck-4:30- 7:30

       4:30pm   visit local sustainability exhibitors

        4:30         Arcadia African Drumming

4:40         Welcome and community updates
5:05         Aztec Dancers
5:30         Free Soup supper and pot luck starts-(registration required) Soup, bowls and                    bread  provided - Register to help us know how much soup to make Please                          bring: your own plates and utensils (We will have a stack as well)
5:40         Prairie Creek Community Singers/Beat boxing Mountain Boys 

6:15         Dessert and community updates

6:45        Bring your instruments and voice we will end the day with a Community Jam session      

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Thank you to all our Sponsors!

  • Transition Northfield
  • First UCC
  • The Center for Community and Civic Engagement – Carleton      
  • Cannon River Watershed Partnership
  • Just Food Co-op
  • Northfield Rotary Club
  • Life Skills Education
  • Eco Gardens
  • Montessori Children’s House
  • Sustane Natural Fertilizer
  • The League of Women Voters