Celebrate Earth Day with a flurry of activities

earth-day-knowledge-logoUAB Sustainability knows that caring for our planet can't be contained to a single day. Their Earth Day celebrations are spread across the entire month of April when you can join them in the sort of eco-friendly efforts they're engaged in all year long.

Tuesday, April 8
Arbor Day Celebration
11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the UAB Mini Park
Free tree saplings, snacks, drinks, and "door" prizes (including T-shirts and tree books).

Wednesday, April 9
UAB Earth Month Festival
11 a.m.-2 p.m. on the Campus Green
Featuring educational booths, fresh produce, green lifestyle vendors, green tech vendors, electric cars, live music from the UAB Jazz Ensemble and Blazer Band, four food trucks, and giveaways including T-shirts, water bottles, reusable coffee cups, and a Goal Zero portable solar panel.

Thursday, April 10
Alabama Water Loss Control Workshop
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Thursday, April 10
Southern Exposure Film Series
7-10 p.m. at the Spencer Honors House
Short films include: "Overburdened: Undermined," "Beltline Blues," "Rain’s Gonna Come," and "Forever Wild."
Pizza and drinks provided.

Friday, April 11
Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Electronic Waste Collection
10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the UAB Recycling Center

Friday, April 11-Sunday, April 13
Spring Plant Sale
at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Sunday, April 13
Coloring the Cahaba Art Festival
2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at Birmingham Public Library, Main Branch

Monday, April 14
HairRaisers - Cut-a-Thon and Beyond
8 a.m.-6 p.m. at English Village
Discounted services with proceeds benefiting the Cahaba River Society.

Tuesday, April 22
AEC Green Tie Affair
6-9:30 p.m. at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Saturday, April 26
Earth Day at the Gardens
11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Tuesday, April 29
Earth Month Art Party and Silent Auction
5-7 p.m. at Tonyajones SalonSpa in English Village