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NYU Announces Its 2008 Earth Week Events

April 18, 2008
N-413, 2007-2008

Join the New York University community from April 19-29th as we celebrate Earth Week 2008 with 11 days of programming. Community projects, concerts, guest speakers and lectures, and interactive learning opportunities make this one of the most exciting weeks on campus.

Visit http://nyu.edu/earthweek for more information on upcoming events, and to RSVP for programs. Most events are free and open to the public. Highlights include:

  • Saturday, April 19, 2008 “Off the Grid 2008: Earth Week Kickoff Concert” 1:00-7:00 PM An outdoor music festival run “off-the-grid” with bio-diesel energy! Join us for a day of great music, fun, educational exhibitions and giveaways. Free and open to the public. Held at Solar One - 23rd Street and the East River. For map and directions, visit http://solar1.org/about/map/
  • Sunday, April 20, 2008 “Boating n’ Breakfast” 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM It’s spring! Head up to Central Park Lake to cruise around in a row boat, chew on bagels, and listen to chirping birds and splashing paddles. Meet on the island triangle at Astor Place at 10:30 AM to take the 6 uptown. $10 per hour, split among your shipmates.
  • Monday, April 21, 2008 “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: You & NYU” 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM What can really be recycled? Have this and other questions answered as NYU Sustainable Resources Manager Dianne Anderson and NYU Recycling Coordinator Sarah Boll discuss how issues of recycling, water resources, and sustainable living are being addressed at the University. Find out about new initiatives and how you can get involved! 60 Washington Square South (Kimmel Center), Room 805
    “Pedal Power Panel” 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM A panel of experts in the biking field, including guests from Transportation Alternatives, The Hub Station!, a bike messenger and a bike shop owner. Hear their thoughts on biking and get a glimpse of the past, present, and future of the biking revolution in NYC. 60 Washington Square South (Kimmel Center), Room 905
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2008 “Eat and Greet (Minus the Meat)” 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Join us for a delicious vegetarian dinner and a panel discussion on “Sustainability in a Local and Global Context” followed by keynote speaker Paul Steely White, founder of Transportation Alternatives.60 Washington Square South (Kimmel Center), 4th Floor Eisner & Lubin Auditorium

NYU’s Earth Week Celebration is a collaborative effort between student organizations, faculty, administrators, the NYU Office of Community Service, and the NYU Sustainability Task Force.

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release

Press Contact: Christopher James | (212) 998-6876

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