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Earth Day has passed, but there are still tons of environmental and sustainable events on the calendar for 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!
May is National Bike Month! Getting fit while being green.
Friday, April 26
The popular flora and fauna tour led by Jeff Pippen is back again this year. The location is T.B.D. but wherever we end up, we'll talk about the birds, bugs, plants, mammals, and anything else interesting we come across.
Time: 1-4pm 
Location: tour begins at the Duke Forest Maintenance Shop, Durham

Saturday, April 27

AACT, or actively aerated compost teas, are easily made at home. Author Jeff Lowenfels will discuss the controversy among them and teach you how to create your own.
Time: 9am-12pm
Location: Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham 

Come out to this monthly farmers market and sell your product, promote your business, expand your network, or even just explore and purchase the many different products! 
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: 600 W. North St., Raleigh

This festival is filled with wonderful arts and crafts, your favorite festival foods, community based civic groups, and entertainment. There will be a ton of children, and Earth Day related activities for you and your family to enjoy!
Time: 9am-5pm
Location: Fred G. Bond Metro Park, 801 High House Rd., Cary

Shop Local Raleigh presents the second annual Brewgaloo festival, which supports Shop Local Raleigh's mission to sustain programs that strengthen our local businesses. Brewgaloo will feature craft breweries from the Triangle and surrounding countries, and partners with local food trucks. Entertainment will be provided for guests by local bands. 
Time: 3-9pm
Location: Raleigh Downtown Marriott Center City

The Raleigh City Council, on Jan. 15, approved a request from the Raleigh Police Memorial Foundation to once again be a presenting sponsor for the Fifth Annual Run for Our Heroes 5K race.
Time: Race starts at 9am


Sunday, April 28


Get your heart pumping with a special focus on fresh, fit fun activities in the museum throughout the day. Held the last Sunday of Earth Month in partnership with Subway. 
Time: 10:30am-3:30pm
Location: Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh


Monday, April 29

Scrapel Hill is an annual exhibit dedicated to make people think creatively about reuse, and features works created from discarded objects and materials. 
Location: University Mall, Chapel Hill

Wednesday, May 1

The City of Raleigh and NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) are proposing to construct a new passenger train station in downtown Raleigh at 510 West Martin Street. The station would replace the existing Amtrak Station on Cabarrus Street.  Great public transportation is key, to a cleaner, more sustainable Raleigh.  The public is invited to attend the third of several public information sessions regarding the planning and design of the future Raleigh Union Station.

Time: 6-8pm
Location: CAM, 409 West Martin St., Raleigh

Friday, May 3

Rodundabout Art Collective presents guest artist Michael Ligett "Free Expression", on First Friday. His photography has taken him around the world but for this exhibition he returns home to photograph an iconic subject in Raleigh, North Carolina: the street art of the Free Expression Tunnel at NC State University.
Time: 7-9pm
Location: The Royal Bean Coffee House, Raleigh
More events to come in our weekly 14 Day Forecast!


Sandra Simpson

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