NYU put together a great Earth Week April 2010 Line-Up. We picked some highlights...
Walk for Water - Over the Brooklyn Bridge 9:30 am-12:00 pm, The Aveda Walk for Water is a 6 kilometer walk held in cities around the world to raise awareness and funding for clean water organizations. Join NYC in walking 6 kilometers – the average distance women in developing nations have to walk every day for clean water. Walks Begins/Ends at 1 Centre St (4, 5, 6 Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall Subway Station). For more information please see www.aveda.com.
Earth Day Street Fair 10:00-2:00 pm On the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, come rock the block with us! In true street fair/block party fashion, there will be local artists, musicians including Total Slacker, green organizations, interactive booths, and food. Bring your whites for free tie dying, and grab some free dosas from the famous NY Dosas cart! (Washington Place between Greene and Washington Square East)
Friday, April 23, 2010 7:00-9:00 pm Green Student Showcase, Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 400 Series (405/406). The Green Student Showcase is a panel of undergraduate students, presenting environmental projects they have worked on over the past year. Come get informed, come get inspired, come support your fellow students in their environmental endeavors!
Saturday, April 24, 2010 3:30-8:00 pm Off the Grid 2010: A Sustainable Music Festival @ Solar One, 23rd Street and the East River, NYC. Off the Grid 2010 is outdoor music festival run "off-the-grid" on a solar-powered, recycled stage on the East River. Come join us for a day of fun and environmental education! Student clubs, nonprofit organizations, and partners will be on hand providing educational exhibitions and giveaways. There will also be an art exhibit featuring local, environmentally minded artists. Music lineup: MCing by Andrew WK, Cold Cave and featuring a Special Guest. Co-Sponsored by the NYU Program Board.
Sunday, April 25, 2010 1:00-7:00 pm Swap-A-Palooza Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 8th Floor; COST: one bag of clothing. Swap-a-Palooza is a clothing swap focused on reducing your environmental impact through exchanging gently used clothes and accessories instead of buying new things. Bring a bag of clothes to swap and leave with something new! The Swap will also feature do-it-yourself design stations to make your new wardrobe one-of-a-kind.