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EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
April 22 Next 50 Plaza & Playhouse / INTIMAN, FREE
Earth Day Celebration
Earth Day Celebration

April 22, 2012

Join us for Earth Day: a citywide celebration of local efforts to reduce, reuse, conserve and work together for a better global future.
 
10am – 5pm Celebrating Century 21 Exhibit

International Fountain Pavilion

11am – 12 noon Earth Day Celebration-Welcome

Next 50 Plaza/Next 50 Pavilion

The City’s official Earth Day celebration marks the beginning of Sustainable Futures month at Seattle Center and commences with an opening ceremony presenting insights on the environment by elected officials and keynote speaker, Roberto Ascalon/FEEST.  Program will also feature Habitat for Humanity Build Project kick-off, Our Sustainable Futures Experience Exhibit ribbon cutting, and more.

11am – 5pm NASA’s Driven to Explore Exhibit The Armory/Center House
11am – 5pm Habitat for Humanity Building Project: The House of the Immediate Future

Next 50 Plaza

Help Habitat for Humanity volunteers and partners design and build a home at Seattle Center using sustainable building practices, technological innovation and civic commitment to create future communities.

11am – 5pm Our Sustainable Futures Experience Exhibit

Next 50 Pavilion

Our region, aware that every choice matters, exports to the nation and the world ideas, policy, innovation and technologies that help us to live more sustainably. This exhibit addresses what might surprise us about our region’s collective efforts when we look back 50 years from now.

12 noon – 4pm Sustainable Futures Partner Program Highlights

Activity Tent, Next 50 Plaza

FREE, hands-on activities explore our environment and showcase the region’s innovations in sustainability, presented by more than a dozen partner organizations. 

12 noon – 4pm Community Crochet for Mandy Greer's art installation
Mater Matrix Mother and Medium

Activity Tent, Next 50 Plaza

12 noon – 5pm Living City Design Competition Exhibit

Playhouse/INTIMAN

1:30pm – 2pm Tom Watson - King County EcoConsumer
Ten green game-changers for the future

Activity Tent, Next 50 Plaza

King County's Tom Watson, the EcoConsumer columnist for the Seattle Times and a regular purveyor of green advice on local TV and radio, will show or describe 10 items and concepts that will help us achieve a greener future the next 50 years and beyond. Hear Tom’s perspective, and share your ideas and questions.


2pm – 3:30pm Arts and Sustainability Panel Discussion The Armory/Center House

The Seattle OFFICE OF ARTS & CULTURAL AFFAIRS' 1% for Art Program, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle City Light, presents a moderated panel in which three artists explore temporary artworks to be showcased during Sustainable Futures month and address the connections between art and the environment.  Participating artists include: Adam Frank (Current, The Armory/Center House); Mandy Greer (Mater Matrix Mother and Medium, Alki Courtyard by Northwest Rooms); and Stacy Levy (Straw Garden, Broad Street Green)


Earth Day Partner Organizations:

The Nature Conservancy • Habitat for Humanity • Forterra and Green Seattle Partnership • Cascade Harvest Coalition • National Parks Service/Olympic National Park • King County Wastewater Treatment Division, Department of Natural Resources and Parks • Seattle Public Utilities • Seattle City Light • Seattle Department of Neighborhoods P-Patch Program • City of Seattle Office of Sustainability • Community Power Works • Seattle Parks Department • FEEST •
Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs



Other News:
Beatles Week home page
BEATLES WEEK

Aug. 18–23 Seattle Center Campus
crowd shot for CATM news story
KEXP & SEATTLE CENTER PRESENT CONCERTS AT THE MURAL

Fridays in August, at Mural Amphitheatre
Pottery Northwest annual fundraiser
SALAD BOWL FUNDRAISER

Aug. 14 Pottery Northwest
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles
“GET BACK” CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BEATLES IN SEATTLE ‘64

Aug. 23, Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
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