Earth Calendar

Earth Calendar
10:00 am
Fri May 11, 2012

Earth Calendar for May 11th and 12th

On Thursday, May 24th, from 6:30 - 10:30 pm, join the Little Miami River Keepers for an outdoor art auction at Sugar Valley Golf Club to help raise funds for the 2012 Little Miami River Cleanup and other future preservation efforts. Local artists have generously donated original pieces of art that celebrate water to help raise funds for preserving the beauty of the Little Miami River. The silent auction will begin when you arrive and the live auction begins at 8:00 pm. To make a reservation call (937) 848-8426.

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10:00 am
Wed May 9, 2012

Earth Calendar for May 9th and 10th

May is Asthma Awareness Month. The United States Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging Americans to take action against asthma by learning more about the disease and how it  affects their families and communities.

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10:00 am
Mon May 7, 2012

Earth Calendar for May 7th and 8th

The United States has one of the safest public drinking water systems in the world. Tap water not only provides water for daily activities such as drinking, bathing and cooking, it also benefits the entire community by providing water to serve businesses, school and hospitals and promoting overall health. May 6th - 12th is Drinking Water Week, an annual observance whose theme this year, "Water: Celebrate the Essential", will underscore the many services provided by public drinking water in the United States.

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10:00 am
Fri May 4, 2012

Earth Calendar for May 4th and 5th

The Mill Creek Watershed Council of Communities enables Mill Creek communities to protect and enhance the value of the Mill Creek, its tributaries and watershed. Through collaborative action, the Council strives to make the Mill Creek area a more desirable place to live, work and play. On Friday, May 18th, the Council welcomes people of all ages to tour the Upper Mill Creek Watershed. Participants will be led on a journey through various Upper Mill Creek neighborhoods wile discussing projects, goals, and future endeavors.

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10:00 am
Wed May 2, 2012

Earth Calendar for May 2nd and 3rd

If you own an electric car or hybrid or are just interested in learning more about an eco-friendly alternative to conventional gas-fueled cars and their ecological footprints, Cincinnati's Electric Car Club invites you to their first meeting. Joining the club will allow you to meet other hybrid and plug-in electric enthusiasts to discuss what is possible for the newly formed group.

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10:00 am
Mon April 30, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 30th and May 1st

Thinking about raising chickens of your own? Learn the basics at Imago's Introduction to Backyard Chickens Presentation and Field Trip. Heather Redden from Nature's Harbor Farm will cover the basics of keeping chickens in an urban setting. Heather will cover such topics as housing, care and feeding, choosing breeds, keeping peace with neighbors, the biology of egg laying, the benefits of producing your own eggs, chicken behavior and much more. The presentation will be followed by a chicken and duck tour of the Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage.

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10:00 am
Fri April 27, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 27th and 28th

This spring, Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve will become a work of art with colorfully decorated pots hanging from the trees. Painted Pots Week is a fun opportunity for kids and adults to show their creativity and celebrate spring. Clay planting pots will be available for painting and decorating on the front porch of the Nature's Niche Gifts and Books store. Visitors are encouraged to leave their pots when they are finished, which will be hung from the trees throughout the park. Blooming Fun Weekend kicks off with a chance to pick a hanging pot and plant a wildflower in it.

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10:00 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 25th and 26th

Earth Day happens just once a year. The United States EPA would like to know what your global moment on Earth Day 2012 looked like. You can share your best photo of the day with the world. Join Flickr and get ready to submit your best shot of our environment how you saw it on Earth Day! You are invited to share a photo that was taken at any time during April 22nd of where you were, then upload it to your Flickr account and share it with the State of the Environment group.

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10:00 am
Mon April 23, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 23rd and 24th

Cincinnati Reds players Jay Bruce, Ryan Hannigan, Drew Stubbs and Mike Leake are teaming up with Global Environmental Services and many of Cincinnati's leading corporations for the third annual "Players for the Planet" e-waste recycling event. The "Players for the Planet" recycling efforts provide a simple and convenient way for Reds fans and citizens of Greater Cincinnati to recycle old electronics such as televisions, computers, radios and VCRs. Take your items to one of the three event locations for e-waste recycling:

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10:00 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Earth Calendar for April 20th and 21st

Kenton County Parks and Recreation are grateful for their many Program, Lunch and Prize Partners. With support generated from these partnerships, their efforts and the benefits they can provide to the community are greatly magnified. IN their efforts to continue to provide entertainment, educational programs, activites and events throughout Kenton County, KCP&R has numerous partnership opportunities available. If you would like to help out, you can provide your support and begin to immediately reap the benefits of associating your name with Kenton County Parks and Recreation.

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