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Archive for Thursday, April 22, 1999

AWARENESS FAIR TO KICK OFF LOCAL EARTH DAY ACTIVITIES

April 22, 1999

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The following events will be held in conjunction with Earth Day, which is today:

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Earth Day Awareness Fair, Kansas Union Lobby, the Union Plaza and Wescoe Plaza at Kansas University. People will be able to make wax molds of their hands, and various information booths will be on display. Sponsored by Student Union Activities.
  • 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. today, bird-banding demonstration, Golf Course Superintendents Assn., 1421 Research Park Dr. Janeen Walters, a member of the Topeka Audubon Society, will demonstrate the banding of birds.
  • Noon to 7 p.m. Saturday, Earth Day '99 Celebration, South Park. Live music, information tables and speakers will be present at the event. Sponsored by a coalition of Lawrence area organizations. There is a $15 entry fee.
  • 10 a.m. Sunday, Earth Day Bike Ride, Broken Arrow Park. Riders will have an option of a 40-mile or 25-mile route. Sponsored by a coalition of Lawrence area organizations.
  • 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, eighth annual Baker Wetlands Field Day. Visitors will be able to walk through the wetlands area and see various educational, and animal and plant identification displays along the way. Visitors should enter on the east side of the wetlands at Haskell Avenue and 35th Street. Sponsored by Earth We Are, a student environmental group at Baker University in Baldwin, and Jayhawk Audubon Society.

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