Archive for April, 2016

April Slow Food event is last of the semester

Join Slippery Rock University’s Slow Food chapter on Thursday, April 28 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator, 165 Elm Street in Slippery Rock. Community members, as well as students, are welcome to attend.  This will be the last event of the semester.
Soup and bread will be featured this month. Participants are asked to bring one or the other of these to share with others, as well as their own place setting (plate, cup, utensils) to reduce disposable waste. Lori Sands of Silver Wheel Farm near Harrisville will give a presentation on baking organic sourdough breads. Ashley Beal will provide music.
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Slow Food USA is part of the global Slow Food movement, that links the pleasure of sharing good food with a commitment to the community, culture, knowledge and environment that makes this pleasure possible.  Learn more at https://www.slowfoodusa.org/

Earth Days Events at Slippery Rock University

earth days 2016Slippery Rock University has unveiled its schedule of events for Earth Days 2016 
Highlights of the series include featured speaker Richard Alley on Wednesday, April 20 at 7:30 PM at the Advanced Technology & Science Hall Auditorium.  A well-known and respected scientist, researcher and author, Dr. Alley will present:“Energy, Climate and Our Future: Big Challenges and Bigger Opportunities.”  This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity!
A free Community E-Waste Collection will be held on Friday, April 22 (Earth Day) and Saturday, April 23 from 10 AM – 2 PM each day at the SRU Recycling Center on Kiester Road (access behind the SRU Police Building).  Find details and information about types of electronic waste that will be/will not be accepted at: http://www.sru.edu/Documents/about/sustainability/2016%20e-waste%20collection%20program%20description.pdf
Saturday, April 23 will feature the Kids’ Kaleidoscope Earth Day Celebration 11 AM – 4 PM at the Macoskey Center, 247 Harmony Road; (rain location: University Union) see www.facebook.com/MacoskeyCenter  for all the details!
There are additional film showings, lectures and other events throughout the week and on April 26 the following week. Find the complete schedule at http://www.sru.edu/Documents/about/sustainability/master%20schedule%20of%20events.pdf