• Skagit Valley College to host free Sustainability Fair

    April 18, 2019
    Skagit Valley College students will host the College’s annual Sustainability Fair on Thursday, April 25th at the Mount Vernon Campus. This free student-organized event will include educational table displays, activities, and guest speakers, as well as locally-sourced food tastings of soup and bread, and an all-day bike clinic. In addition, Moon Rocket pizza truck will be on site with wood fired pizza for purchase.
         Regional bands Gallowglass (folk Irish band) and Baby Cakes (horn-backed funk, soul and R&B are scheduled to perform. The schedule of events includes:
    10am - 3pm - Cardinal Center Atrium
    Table displays from local non-profits
     
    10am - 4pm - Tollefson Plaza (rain or shine)
    Skagit Cycle free bicycle tune-up clinic
     
    10:30 - 11:30am - Multipurpose Room
    Dr. Florian Graner presents clips from his film, Beneath the Salish Sea
     
    11am - 1pm - Multipurpose Room
    CHEF Club: free locally sourced soup and bread samples
     
    11:30 am - 12:30pm - Tollefson Plaza (Cardinal Center Atrium, if raining)
    Sarvey live bird-of-prey demonstration
     
    12:30 - 1:30pm - Multipurpose Room
    Skagit Plastic Reduction & Recycling Coalition presents, Plastic Pollution: Issues, Solutions, & Actions
     
    1:30 - 2:30 pm - Multipurpose Room
    Cindy Hansen presents for The Orca Network
     
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    2:30 - 3pm - Multipurpose Room
    Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group
     
    3 - 7pm - Tollefson Plaza (rain or shine)
    Wood-Fired Pizza Food Truck
     
    3 - 5pm - Tollefson Plaza (Cardinal Center Cafeteria if raining)
    Gallowglass - live Irish music
     
    6 - 8pm - Tollefson Plaza (Phillip Tarro Theatre, if raining)
    Baby Cakes - live funk/soul music dance party
                                                                                                                                
     
         This year’s Sustainability Fair was created by students in SVC’s Sustainability Fundamentals course, along with several clubs and organizations. Co-sponsors include SVC’s Environmental Club, Outdoor Club, Calling All Colors Club, Maestros Para el Pueblo, Veterans’ Education, and the Associated Students of Skagit Valley College. 
         For more information, contact Shawna Blue, Environmental Conservation Program Coordinator, 360.416.7817 or shawna.blue@skagit.edu .
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    Contact:
    Arden Ainley, Chief Public Information Officer
    (360) 416-7716
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