Events at Lane
At a glance calendar
EARTH WEEK - APRIL 21 & 22, 2014
Celebrate our wondrous planet and learn something new during Earth Week. Lane's Sustainability Committee has organized several excellent events this year. Please attend and encourage your students, co-workers, friends and family to participate. All events are free and open to everyone.
MONDAY, APRIL 21
- Screening of the movie, The Island President, 8:00 am – 10:00 am & 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Building 19, Room 226 (Center for Meeting and Learning)
- First Annual Climate Summit, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Building 3, Room 216 (the Boardroom)
TUESDAY, APRIL 22
- Group bike and walk from Amazon Station (29th & Amazon Parkway) to Lane Community College, 7:00 am & 9:00 am. Try biking or walking to Lane with a friendly and supportive group. Leave Amazon Station at 7:00 am or 9:00 am. Each biking and walking group will have experienced leaders who will help you along the way. Please check out these safety tips before you walk or bike.
- Vendor fair: local bike shops and other organizations supporting sustainability in our community will offer displays and information, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
- Group bike and walk from Lane to Amazon Station, 5:00 pm.
The Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference will take place at Lane Community College. Students, faculty, staff, and administrators from higher education institutions from all over Oregon will come together to share best practices in campus sustainability. More information to come.
Events - Local, State, and National
Global Climate Convergence - Earth Day to May Day 2014
Many events are happening in Eugene from Earth Day to May Day. A few are highlighted below. Click here for the full calendar of events.
SATURDAY, APRIL 19
- City of Eugene "Climate for Change" Earth Day Fair, EWEB Rivers Edge Plaza, 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
TUESDAY, APRIL 22
- University of Oregon, Earth Day Keynote: When Your House Is On Fire: Kathleen Dean Moore on finding the moral courage to fight for freedom from fossil fuels, UO 100 Willamette Hall, 7:00 pm.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23
- Universal, Publicly Funded Health Care for All Oregon - Everybody in, Nobody out! Benefit Concert with Singer/Songwriter George Mann, Reality Kitchen, 645 River Road, Eugene, 6:00 - 8:00 pm.
SATURDAY, APRIL 26
- Community Forum on Homelessness, First Church of Christ Science and Occupy Inter-Faith Eugene/Springfield, 1390 Pearl St., Eugene, 6:00 pm.
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education annual conference will be held in Portland, Oregon October 26-29, 2014. Students, faculty, staff, and administrators from higher education institutions from all over the world will come together to share best practices in campus sustainability.