Earth Day Celebration

Date of Event: 
Saturday, April 20, 2019 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Audience: 
Adults

Join the Climate Council and the Kansas City Public Library for a full day of Earth Day Celebration. Start at 10am in the Truman Forum Auditorium by wandering through the Climate Fair and listening to elected officials & environmental leaders at the Speakers Forum, while the kids visit the face painter and attend the make-a-rally-sign workshop. Then March down to Mill Creek Park with us for a brief Rally at 11:30am. After lunch return to the Plaza Library for a full afternoon of environmental presentations & workshops, while the kids enjoy story tellers, science & recycling projects. Come help us celebrate the protection of our planet! Complete details at EDC.ClimateGKC.org

Afternoon workshops include:
1:00 pm 1:45 pm
Carbon Pricing: An International Movement
Agriculture and Climate Change: A Cause but also a Solution
Children’s Storytime

2:00 pm 2:45 pm
Sustainable Food: Environmental Impact of What We Eat
Missouri Renewable Energy Programs and Incentives
Children’s Science Projects with STEAM Saturdays

3:00 pm 3:45 pm
The Climate Emergency: The Case for Immediate Action
Species Extinction: Climate Impacts on Ecosystems
Children’s Storytime

4:00 pm 4:45 pm
Inter-generational Nature-Connected InterPlay
CCGKC Partners Meeting: Platform Training & Feedback
Children’s Recycling Projects & Make A Costume

5:00 pm 5:45 pm
Strategic Defense Impacts of Climate Change
CCGKC Partners Meeting: Platform Training & Feedback
Children’s Storytime