Earth Week: April 15th-22nd, 2011
Earth Week is a campus wide collaborative week dedicated to dialogue, education and action celebrating sustainable culture, community and the place we live. This week will be an opportunity to build a stronger movement for environmental and social justice. For more information please visit http://eight.ucsc.edu/earth-week.html
Student Garden Market Carts
Student Garden Market Carts are part of the UCSC Earth Week 2011.We seek to distribute the student-grown produce to not only fill stomachs, but as inspiration for guests to engage with the growing identity and capacity of opportunities in the student-run gardens.
April 22nd at the College 9/10 Multipurpose Room, 2:30-4:00.
Student Climate Action Teams, April 19th
Student Climate Action Teams is recruiting students who live off campus who want to learn easy implementable behavior changes, receive complementary energy saving home retrofits and make connections with new friends while reducing our carbon footprints!
First meeting will be held on April 19th at the Louden Nelson Center (301 Center St., Santa Cruz). Food and drinks will be provided at 6 pm. Bring your own cup, plate, and utensils to enjoy a meal with us. Please RSVP to by April 18th, space is limited
Local and Organic Tasting Fair, April 21
In celebration of Earth Week, taste how delicious sustainability is! Come meet and greet the partners who provide our community with local and organic foods! Thursday April 21st 11am- 2pm College 9/10 Multipurpose Room
Farm and Garden Spring Plant Sale
April 30th, 10am-1pm
The biggest and best collection of organically grown flower, herb and vegetable starts, perennials, grasses, and other landscape plants available in the region. Friends of the Farm & Garden receive 10% discount on plant and merchandise purchases. (Note: pre-entry priority for members, 9- 10 am) Date: April 30th, 2011, 10am - 1pm.
UCSC Barn Theatre Parking Lot, corner of Bay & High
Intellectual Forum- April 30th
"Game Changers: Green Chemistry and Social Change Philanthropy"
Oakes Provost Kimberly Lau will moderate a discussion between UCSC alumni who are creating major paradigm shifts in our collective approach to meeting social, environmental, and economic challenges. Drummond Pike (Stevenson '70) founder of Tides and cofounder of Working Assets; Michael Wilson (Stevenson '84) research scientist and pioneer in the emerging field of "green" chemistry. Please register for this free event on the Day by the Bay web site. April 30th, 11am- 12:30pm, Humanities Lecture Hall
Day by the Bay Picnic - April 30th
Delicious local food, microbrews, and wine. Fun activities for kids (i.e. bounce house and climbing wall), robotics displays, displays from colleges, student entertainment, and much more.We have also planned for a "Faculty & Staff Lounge" at the site of the picnic. In the largest tent, theres another opportunity for alumni to reconnect with favorite professors and staff. Please register for this free event on the Day by the Bay web site. April 30th, 12pm - 3pm., East Field
All Alumni Wine Reception, April 30th
Join us for a toast to celebrate our alumni. Reconnect with old classmates and faculty, meet new friends and share your story about how UCSC has impacted your life. Please register for this free event on the Day by the Bay web site. Cowell Provost House Lawn, 3- 4:30 p.m.
UCSC Class of 1971 40-Year Reunion Dinner, April 30th
Reconnect with fellow alumni and your favorite faculty and staff for a night of mingling and memories to celebrate the last 40 years. Tickets to this event cost $45. Please register for this event by Friday, April 15, on the Day by the Bay web site.
University Center, 6 pm
Writers Life: A celebration of writing
at UC Santa Cruz, May 1st.
Humanities is hosting a selection of alumni writers-novelists, journalists, and screenwriters-coming together for a community event to focus on the joys and challenges of writing as a living, the business of writing, and trends for the future.
Humanities Lecture Hall and Plaza, 9am- 6pm
Strawberry Festival May 5th, 2011
We are very excited to be collaborating with the UCSC University Cafe to create an open discussion between students, staff, faculty, and the greater community on food justice issues. Celebrate the delicious sweet berry, there will be food and refreshments, tastings, music, and discussions for all who come.
ESLP Festival, May 14th
A time and place for students to join
together to promote sustainability at all levels: campus, local, national, and global. To celebrate the success of ESLP's courses, students will join together in a number of activities and fun to spread awareness. There will be live music, food, and an open mic session
at ESLP FEST. May 14th 12- 3pm at the Women's Center
ESLP Speakers Series, Monday Nights
ESLP has put together an outstanding speaker series that is on Mondays 7-10pm at Classroom Unit 2. Speakers include Dr. Richard Oppenlander, Dr. Kevin Danaher, Sage Lavine, and Andy Coutier speaking on topics such as self-sustainability and simple living, social and environmental justice, and food systems. For more information, check out our website at eslp.enviroslug.org.