The city and other organizations have lots planned for Earth Day (April 22). Here's what's going on (feel free to add your own events)
Wednesday, April 22
“Coffee with Mayor David Coss” on Sustainability on Earth Day.
City Council Chambers at City Hall, 200 Lincoln Ave.
$1 ice-skate rentals if you bring a recyclable item to the Genoveva Chavez Center,
3221 Rodeo Road.
Rally with WildEarth Guardians in favor of Gov. Richardson-related efforts to protect waterways.
East Concourse, The Roundhouse.
A special Earth-Day showing of
Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America
, in which filmmaker Jeff Barrie turns the camera on himself and asks, “How can I make a difference?”
Discussion leader: Randy Grissom, Director, Santa Fe Community College Sustainable Technology Center
Sponsored by the Department of Service-Learning and Staff Senate.
SFCC, Board Room, 223.
The Santa Fe Alliance presents free screening LEGACY-Generations of Family Business, a documentary portraying the dreams, stories and future prospects of families running businesses over multiple generations. Mayor Coss will present the film and a discussion will follow.
At the New Mexico Film Museum (Jean Cocteau Theatre on Montezuma Ave.,)
Saturday April 25
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Events kick off at the Santa Fe Railyard Park with music from the Santa Fe Concert Band and Mariachi Estrella, a youth open mic event with poetry and other performance art by local youth, information tables and fun activities from local environmental and youth groups (and announcement of the winners of the first annual Sustainability Awards from the Sustainable Santa Fe Commission).
Santa Fe Railyard Park
2:30 to 5:00 pm
Tree Planting with Santa Fe Watershed Association and Santa Fe County at the San Ysidro Park in the village of Agua Fria, located along the Santa Fe River from
San Ysidro Crossing to Caja del Oro Grant Road.
6 to 8 pm
Evening Workshop on Sustainable Santa Fe Plan Implementation at the
Clear Light Book Store, 851 W. San Mateo Street.