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Providing you with environmental events in your area
With Earth Week right around the corner, there are tons of upcoming environmental and sustainable events in the Triangle area. For those of you who want to get involved, here's a 14 day forecast of fun and informative events that you alone, or with the family can enjoy!
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James B. Hunt Jr. Library
Schedule a tour to learn all about the impressive sustainable architectural aspects of this new library on NC State's Centennial Campus, which is projected to qualify for LEED Silver Certification. Click here for more information.
Triangle BEST Fest
As part of the NC Science Festival, BEST Fest (Biotechnology, Engineering, Science and Technology), brings scientists, researchers, engineers, and educators together for a fun, educational, family event. There will be crafts, games and hands-on activities for the whole family. Click here for more information.
Location: Nature Research Center, 11 W. Jones St., Raleigh
Switch Screening at NC State University
Switch is a documentary of the transition from coal to the energies of tomorrow. The documentary takes place all over the world to envision how the revolution will most likely happen. Click here for more information.
Date: Monday, April 8
Location: Witherspoon Student Cinema, NC State Campus, Raleigh
No Impact Man: The Documentary Screen
Follow the Manhattan-based Beavan family as they abandon their high consumption 5th Avenue lifestyle and try to live a year while making no net environmental impact. Click here for more information.
Date: Wednesday, April 10
Location: College of Design's Downtown Design Studio, Raleigh
8th Annual Green Home Tour
The Green Home Tour is a diverse group of newly-built green certified homes open to the public for touring, with a green building professional on site to answer questions and describe their home's green features.
Date: April13-14, 20+21
Location: 16 Windy Knoll Circle, Chapel HIll
Click here for more information.
Date: Thursday, April 11
Location: Buildsense, 502 Rigsbee Ave., Durham
Kickoff Educational Event
This event includes one-hour educational seminars on green topics hosted by AIA Triangle. Come for one or all of the sessions!
Date: Friday, April 12
Location: AIA Building, 14 East Peace St., Raleigh
UNC Science Expo
As part of this year's NC Science Festival and UNC Science Expo, the Town of Chapel Hill is sponsoring a Sustainability Center and Solar Stage to educate and encourage making environmentally responsible decisions in our lives. Click here for more information.
Date: Saturday, April 13
Location: UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
Green Energy Workshop: Water Power
Explore the power of H2O as a green energy source. Investigate properties of water, create a water wheel and build hydro-electric snap circuits. Sponsored by Duke Energy. Green Energy Workshop is part of the NC Science Festival.
Date: Sunday, April 14
Location: Marbles Kids Museum, 201 E. Hargett St., Raleigh
10th Annual Sustainability Energy Conference
This conference is about educating others on how we can embrace an intelligent energy future. How will North Carolina integrate economics, behavior, supply and delivery strategies to shape our energy landscape? Click here for more information.
Date: April 15-17
Location: McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman St., Raleigh
Scavenger Hunt: Discover the GREEN Side of Downtown
Capital Area Transit will be celebrating Earth Day with a scavenger hunt to discover the green side to downtown Raleigh. Look for CAT and the R-Line so you can ride, play, and win! Click here for more information.
Date: Tuesday, April 16
Location: Downtown Raleigh
Emerging Professionals Committee Meeting
Join the USGBC Triangle Branch Emerging Professionals for their monthly committee meeting. The emerging professionals committee is designed for individuals new to the green building industry, whether you're right out of school or just changing careers. Click here for more information.
Date: Wednesday, April 17
Location: USGBC Triangle Branch Office, 305 W. Martin St., Raleigh
NC State Earth Day
If you love food, you'll love Earth Day 2013 which focuses on "Barn toBrick: Sustainable Food and Agriculture at NC State." One of the largest campus events this spring, come join the Pack as it celebrates the planet. Click here for more information.
Date: Wednesday, April 17
Location: NC State Brickyard, Raleigh
|More events to come in our weekly 14 Day Forecast!
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