DUBOIS – An Earth Day celebration at Penn State DuBois will feature educational exhibits and programs on topics such as sustainability, energy conservation and more.
The public is invited to attend, free of charge, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. April 22, in the Multipurpose Building Gymnasium.
Nearly 20 organizations and businesses will be on hand with educational exhibits. This fun, family-oriented event will offer people of all ages the chance to learn about soil testing, gardening tips, canning techniques, energy efficiency of household items, such as lightbulbs and more. There will also be an exhibit of energy efficient cars outside the gym.
Informational sessions will include Composting – This Could Get Ugly – But You’ll Love It, by Cheryl Shenkle, Jefferson County Master Gardener coordinator, and Taking the Mystery out of Shopping for Electricity by John Shimko, area manager of external affairs for First Energy.
Those planning to attend an informational session are encouraged to register by contacting Laura Pentz at 814-375-4770 or 1-800-346-ROAR.
This event is coordinated by the Penn State DuBois Environmental Conservation and Outing Club and the Penn State DuBois Green Team.