|Celebrate Earth Day with week of events|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 13 April 2013 08:00|
As Earth Day approaches, several community organizations have partnered to sponsor events and activities dedicated to environmental stewardship and awareness. The week of activities will culminate in a community "Earth First" celebration on April 21 at Bowling Green City Park.
Although there is no cost to participate in the following activities, registration is needed for some events so that organizers may be better prepared to contact participants with changes due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. To register for a program, call (419) 353-1897 or (800) 321-1897 or visit www.wcparks.org.
The week's events start Monday with park cleanup and garlic mustard removal at the Wood County Historical Center from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Storm drain stenciling is Tuesday at Kiwanis Shelter in City Park from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Eco Fair, in front of Bowen-Thompson Student Union, is Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday is Bowling Green Community Earth Day, at Montessori School of Bowling Green, 515 Sand Ridge Road, from 4 to 5 p.m. There will also be a park cleanup and garlic mustard removal at Bradner Preserve from 6 to 8 p.m.
Litter cleanup is Friday, meeting at BGSU Stroh Center south ticket lobby, with registration starting at 8 a.m. Also Friday, is a Simpson Garden Park work day from 9 a.m. to noon, and storm drain stenciling at Friendship Park, Lake Township, froom 9 a.m. to noon
Sunday’s Earth First Celebration at City Park is from1 to 4 p.m. This event will celebrate Earth Day and the efforts the previous week to protect the environment.
Participants are encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy family friendly activities and entertainment. Tickets will be given during each event listed above to be entered into a raffle for prizes.
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