Friday 12 April 2013

Saskatoon Celebrates Earth Day/Week

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Now, here's something to squawk about! There are so many ways to celebrate Earth Day/Week in Saskatoon. If you know of other events, please email us, and we'll add them to the list.

Environmental Film Festival, Apr. 18-21
The Saskatchewan Eco Network's Environmental Film Festival runs from April 18 to 21 at the Roxy Theatre in Saskatoon and from April 20 to 21 in Regina at the Creative City Centre.

Meewasin Clean-Up Campaign, Apr. 19-May 12
A clean-up campaign of the river valley, sponsored by Meewasin and Affinity Credit Union, begins April 19. Register online to participate.

Star Party – Apr. 20, 8 pm
Join the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada at Beaver Creek. Star gazing with telescopes will follow a presentation by Ron Waldron.

Zoo Run – Apr. 21, 9 am
Run 5 km or walk 2.5 km through the Forestry Farm and past the animals and support the Saskatoon Zoo Society's educational programming.

SES Earth Day Celebration  – Apr. 22, 3:30-9:00
The Saskatchewan Environmental Society and Essence Choir are celebrating Earth Day at the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market. There will be food, music, and lots of indoor and outdoor activities.

Birdwatching  –  Apr. 22, 4:15-5:45
Celebrate Earth Day activities at the Farmers’ Market and then walk to the river to look for early spring birds with members of the Saskatoon Nature Society.

Unitarian Congregation Earth Day Celebration, Apr. 22
Join the Unitarian Congregation’s Earth Day Celebration in Buena Vista Park (6th Street at Melrose Avenue) from 5:30 to 7 pm on April 22. There will be yoga, horse and buggy rides, face painting, chakra readings, a drumming circle, and an Earth Circle. The event is free, and Saskatoon Cycles’ Bike Valet will be on hand. Call 306.653.2402 for more information.

Collectively Green Sale, Apr. 27, 10 am – 5 pm
All the products will be planet friendly – organic, natural, reclaimed, recycled, upcycled, or used – at the Collectively Green Sale & Celebration at Grace-Westminster United Church. There will be food and music as well.

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