Earth Day 2008

Earth Day is a name used for two different observances, both held annually during spring in the northern hemisphere, and autumn in the southern hemisphere. These are intended to inspire awareness of and appreciation for the Earth's environment. - Wikipedia
When May 08, 2008
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where Academic Core - The Plaza
Contact Name
Contact Phone 718-262-2347
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This event is open to everyone. To get involved email or contact us below.

The United Nations celebrates Earth Day, which was founded by US Senator, Gaylord Nelson, each year on the March equinox, while a global observance in many countries is held each year.

York College will be celebrating Earth Day on May 8th.  In collaboration with York College Plant student club, the Green Initiative Committee is hosting its first GREEN FESTIVAL for students, faculty/staff and the community! Here are some of the scheduled activities: 

  • Information and Resource Table: Newsletter highlighting our must recent green success and tips as to how to go green, such as Hybrid Parking Information, Bike Racks and Bike Rental Info, Royal Waste Recycling.  The Information Table will also have Green Give-a-ways (t-shirts for volunteers, temporary tattoos for students and faculty/staff, prices for contests).
  • Students’ planting of trees and flowers
  • Green Market: Farmers have been invited to sell their products at the College main entrance.
  • Entertainments:
    • A movie: Inconvenient Truth in room 2M0?
    • Games, puzzles, prices!
    • Music