Johnson County Community College

Kansas earth day image used to promote the events.

April

Friday
NEW Date
4/25

Click to Enlarge Image of Kansa art designed by Stan Herd.

"Kansa"
JCCC installation of
Earth Art by Stan Herd

"Kansa" Veggie Plant

10 a.m.- 1 p.m. | Red Barn, West Campus

Help us dress up the "Kansa" sculpture for spring by planting a variety of vegetable plants in and around the sculpture. Faculty from the Kansas Studies Institute will provide context on the cultural sustainability connections of this work of art.

Refreshments will be provided. See the article, "Kansa" Finds a Home for additional information  about Stan Herd and his art installation, "Kansa".

* Please RSVP to sustainability@jccc.edu.

NEW DATE

Due to low temperature forecasts, the Kansa Veggie Plant has been rescheduled for Friday, April 25th, in conjunction with the Campus Farm Workday.

Monday

4/21

Reuse-apalooza

10:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. | COM Plaza

Join the JCCC Student Environmental Alliance for easy craft projects with reused materials, people-powered snacks and the first Earth Days clothing swap! 

To participate in the clothing swap, bring clean clothes in good condition to OCB 157 between April 14th and 18th (you can also bring clothing the day of the event). For every piece of clothing/accessories swapped in, you will receive a ticket to swap out the equivalent amount of clothing at the Reuse-apalooza on April 21st. No time to clean out your closets? No problem! Each piece of clothing at the swap will cost just $1 to non-swappers. Come early to get your best swap on! Proceeds will benefit the JCCC Student Environmental Alliance.

Rain or shine. In case of rain, event will be held in Carlsen Center lobby.

Tuesday

4/22

Tree JCCC

9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Baseball Field, North campus

April 22nd is officially Earth Day! JCCC is celebrating by teaming up with volunteers from UPS to extend the wooded area north of campus. Come join in this great community partnership to increase green space on our campus. Refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by UPS.  Please RSVP to sustainability@jccc.edu.

Rain Date: 4/29
Participants will be notified.

Wednesday

4/23

Campus Farm Lunch

11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. | COM 1.5

Enjoy a delicious vegetarian buffet made from farm fresh ingredients, featuring produce from our own Campus Farm and other local sources. The cost is just $5, no pre-purchase required.

Thursday

4/24

Documentary: Chasing Ice

12:30 and 6 p.m. (two screenings) | GEB 233 

Visually breathtaking, this multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers delivers evidence and hope to our carbon-powered planet. Following the film, scientific educators from JCCC and Kansas City will lead discussion and provide context for the implications of this rapidly changing landscape. Refreshments will be provided. Co-sponsored by Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church and Kansas Interfaith Power & Light.

 

Friday

4/25

Campus Farm Workday

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Campus Farm, West Campus

Make friends and get your hands dirty out on the Campus Farm as we plant for the summer harvest. Lunch will be provided.

* Please RSVP to: sustainability@jccc.edu.  

* Please RSVP where requested so we can prepare for the appropriate amount of projects and refreshments.

Earth Days 2014 banner image and print materials were designed by Graphic Design students Kelly Daniels, Jessica Molina and Julie Pippin.

Earth Days is sponsored by the JCCC Center for Sustainability and the JCCC Student Sustainability Committee.
Email sustainability@jccc.edu for more information.