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Sustainability Fair 2019!

Apr 15, 2019 | General Information

Skagit Valley College students will host the College’s annual Sustainability Fair on Thursday, April 25th at the Mount Vernon Campus. This free student-organized event will include educational table displays, activities, and guest speakers, as well as locally-sourced food tastings of soup and bread, and an all-day bike clinic. In addition, Moon Rocket pizza truck will be on site with wood fired pizza for purchase. Regional bands Gallowglass (folk Irish band) and Baby Cakes (horn-backed funk, soul and R&B are scheduled to perform.

Schedule of events:

10am – 3pm – Cardinal Center Atrium
Table displays from local non-profits

10am – 4pm – Tollefson Plaza (rain or shine)
Skagit Cycle free bicycle tune-up clinic

10:30 – 11:30am – Multipurpose Room
Dr. Florian Graner presents clips from his film, Beneath the Salish Sea

11am – 1pm – Multipurpose Room
CHEF Club: free locally sourced soup and bread samples

11:30 am – 12:30pm – Tollefson Plaza (Cardinal Center Atrium, if raining)
Sarvey live bird-of-prey demonstration

12:30 – 1:30pm – Multipurpose Room
Skagit Plastic Reduction & Recycling Coalition presents, Plastic Pollution: Issues, Solutions, & Actions

1:30 – 2:30 pm – Multipurpose Room
Cindy Hansen presents for The Orca Network

2:30 – 3pm – Multipurpose Room
Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group

3 – 7pm – Tollefson Plaza (rain or shine)
Wood-Fired Pizza Food Truck

3 – 5pm – Tollefson Plaza (Cardinal Center Cafeteria if raining)
Gallowglass – live Irish music

6 – 8pm – Tollefson Plaza (Phillip Tarro Theatre, if raining)
Baby Cakes – live funk/soul music dance party

This year’s Sustainability Fair was created by students in SVC’s Sustainability Fundamentals course, along with several clubs and organizations. Co-sponsors include SVC’s Environmental Club, Outdoor Club, Calling All Colors Club, Maestros Para el Pueblo, Veterans’ Education, and the Associated Students of Skagit Valley College. 

For more information, contact Shawna Blue, Environmental Conservation Program Coordinator, 360.416.7817 or [email protected]

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