Earthapalooza 2019

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/01/2019 - 04/22/2019
All Day

Location
Wood Library

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All events held at Wood Library, 134 N Main St, Canandaigua, NY

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Monday, April 1, 2019—7:00-8:30PM

Drawdown Book Discussion

Drawdown by Paul Hawken is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. The New York Times Bestseller is the focus of this 3-part book discussion. Join readers from around New York State to discuss the most substantive solutions to slow climate change. Discussion will be led by Maria Bucci, Wood Library’s Green Team Leader and member of Climate Smart Canandaigua.

 

Monday, April 8, 2019—7:00-8:30PM

Drawdown Book Discussion

Drawdown by Paul Hawken is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. The New York Times Bestseller is the focus of this 3-part book discussion. Join readers from around New York State to discuss the most substantive solutions to slow climate change. Discussion will be led by Maria Bucci, Wood Library’s Green Team Leader and member of Climate Smart Canandaigua.

 

Tuesday, April 16—11:30 AM—12:30 PM

Paperback Swap

For grades K-5.  Trade paperbacks from home for something new.

 

Tuesday, April 16—1:00-6:00PM

Red Cross Blood Drive

Donate blood.  Save a life!  Call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit redcrossblood.org to schedule appointment.

 

Wednesday, April 17—1:00—3:00 PM

Up-Cycled Tote Bags

For grades 6-12.  Don’t throw those old clothes in the garbage!  Up-cycle old jeans and create a tote bag.  Get crafty with old t-shirts.  Registration required.

 

Thursday, April 18—12:00-1:00PM

Munchtime at the Movies:  The Lorax

Family program.   Bring a lunch to munch and watch the 2012 animated musical fantasy film based on Dr. Seuss’ classic tale about a grumpy but endearing creature who is fighting to protect his world and the 12-year old boy who discovers him.

 

Monday, April 22—10:00AM-6:00PM

Earth Day Fair

Connect and learn from community organizations that are focused on a more sustainable future.  Learn how to divert waste from the landfill, how to compost, what to recycle, and how “stuff” can be reused.  Join the Citizens Climate Lobby and take a pledge to practice lake-friendly lawn care.  Learn how to conserve water with a rain barrel.  Get your bike fixed at our “fixit station”.  Check out our electric vehicle demo.  Donate gently used books, purses, eye glasses, toner cartridges, shoes and boots, coats, and backpacks, and plastic bags for reuse!  Community partners include:  Canandaigua Lake Watershed Association, Citizens Climate Lobby, City of Canandaigua, Climate Smart Canandaigua Task Force, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Dream Bikes, Finger Lakes Biochar, Finger Lakes Land Trust, Girl Scouts, Habitat Restore, Impact Earth, Lions Club, North Face, Ontario County Soil and Water Conservation District, Ontario County Department of Sustainability and Solid Waste Management, Town of Canandaigua, Wegmans Food Markets. 

 

Monday, April 22—11:00AM-1:00PM, 3:00-5:00PM

Earth Day Crafts

All ages.  Bottle cap art.  Create a planter from a plastic bottle.  Magazine art collages.  Seed bombs.

 

Monday, April 22—1:00—2:00 PM

Spotlight On: The Lorax

For ages 3-5.  Dr. Seuss’ beloved character The Lorax warns against mindless progress and the dangers to the Earth’s natural beauty.  A special Earth Day program of stories, crafts, and games.  Registration requested.

 

Monday, April 22—5:30-6:30PM

Composting 101 and Recycling 101

Learn how to compost at home and become a recycling expert.  Featuring Master Gardener Kim Ferris and Kaitlynn McCumiskey of the Town of Canandaigua.

 

Monday, April 22, 2019—6:00-7:00PM

Drawdown Book Discussion

Drawdown by Paul Hawken is the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global warming. The New York Times Bestseller is the focus of this 3-part book discussion. Join readers from around New York State to discuss the most substantive solutions to slow climate change. Discussion will be led by Maria Bucci, Wood Library’s Green Team Leader and member of Climate Smart Canandaigua.

 

Monday, April 22–7:00-8:30PM

Film Screening:  The Landfillharmonic:  a symphony of the human spirit

This award-winning documentary (2015) tells the story of the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan children’s musical group who perform using musical instruments made from materials found in a nearby landfill.