UWG Earth Week Event Calendar

Sustainability Council

Supported by the Sustainability Council

Rake the Lake

Saturday, April 5, 2014, 9am - noon

Carrollton Visitors Center at 102 North Lakeshore Dr

We will be removing trash from the shores of Lake Carroll and along the Carrollton Greenbelt in that area. Participants are asked to bring a rake along to get the hard-to-reach garbage in the lake. Contact Meghann McCord for any questions: mmccord1@my.westga.edu.

image of trash in a river

Sweep the Hooch

Saturday, April 12, 2014, 9am - noon

Departure from UWG

Sweep the Hooch with the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper at Chattahoochee Bend State Park. Depart from UWG at 8:15 for a 9am start time, work complete at noon. This event requires pre-registration at Campus Center 202.

Tree/Shrub Planting

Monday, April 14, 2014, 9am - 1pm

Greenbelt behind Love Valley

We will meet at the Greenbelt behind Love Valley. Tools will be provided. Just bring your green thumb. Contact Tara Mostowy for information: tmostowy@westga.edu.

Scene of the movie Eating Alabama

Movie Night: Eating Alabama

Monday, April 14, 2014, 8:30pm

Love Valley (Campus Center Ballroom 108.4 in case of inclement weather)

Come and enjoy this engaging film about eating locally and sustainably here in the Southeast. It's a cozy night with cinema under the stars!

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Career Panel

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 6:30pm - 8pm

Campus Center Ballroom 108.3/4

If you are interested in a a sustainablility career field, come out to hear from the experts: Jaqueline Dost from Keep Carroll Beautiful, Greg McKibben from Southwire, Susan Pullen from Rolling Hills Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc. and Jessica Rose from Incite Directives.

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Movie Night: Beasts of the Southern Wild

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 8:30pm

Campus Center Ballroom 108.3/4

See http://www.beastsofthesouthernwild.com/ for details about Beasts of the Southern Wild.

Open Mic: Arts on the Green

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 2pm - 4pm

Triangle grass lot in front of the UCC

Come and read from your favorite environmental text or sing a song about the earth at our Open Mic! Get hands on and create some green art! Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Bring a book and take a book!

Sustainability Booth at Wolfstock

Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 5pm - 10pm

Love Valley

Visit our sustainability booth with Go West Go Green T-shirts, mugs and shopping bag.

G.R.E.A.N. the Greenbelt

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 5pm - 7pm

Meet in front of the bookstore

Meet with the student organization G.R.E.A.N. to green the Carrollton Greenbelt at the section near Lovvorn Road. Contact Sandra Santiago for more information: lovenotlitter3@gmail.com.

Movie Night: No Impact Man

Thursday, April 17, 2014, 8:30pm

Campus Center HPE Gym

See http://noimpactproject.org/movie/ for details about No Impact Man.

Campus Garden Planting

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 1:30pm

Campus Garden planting on campus with Green Elite - we will plant lots of edible plants for a garden that will provide food right here on campus! Contact James Fox for more info: UWGgreenelite@gmail.com

Guided Nature Hike

Friday, April 24, 2014, immediately following the Campus Garden Planting

See the diversity of plant on our very own campus with a guided nature walk. Contact Tara Mostowy for information: tmostowy@westga.edu

Sustainability Expo @ The Carrollton AMP

Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5pm-10pm

Bradley Street Parking Lot and the AMP

Come out for Food, Fun, and Music!

Live music starts at 6:30pm:

  • Opposite of Hee Haw
    Opposite of Hee Haa
  • Hotbox
  • Mayhayley's Grave
    Mayhayley's Grave

More than 20 interactive sustainability booths:
UWG, Southwire, Keep Carroll Beautiful, Clean Air Campaign, Friends of Carrollton Greenbelt, Farmers Fresh, Underground Books, Udderly Cool Dairies, Bowdon Coffee Roasters, Carrollton Parrot Heads, Chattahoochee River Keepers, Scrap Bin, UWG Sustainability Council, Squared Newspaper, and many more.

No admission and open to the community!