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VILLAGE OF PARK FOREST: Park Forest Environment Commission presents Earth Week 2019, April 13 - April 22

By Press release submission | Mar 16, 2019

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Village of Park Forest issued the following announcement on March 15.

The Park Forest Environment Commission celebrates Earth Week with the following events:

April 9 - 30

Recycled Art Exhibition

Tuesdays from 10 - 3, Wednesdays from 12 - 4, Fridays from 1:30 - 4, and Saturdays from 1 - 4

Being held in conjunction with Park Forest Environment Commission

Salon Artists Gallery | 294 Main St.

Saturday, April 13

Arbor Day Celebration, 10 a.m. - noon

Receive a free tree from the Garden Club of Park Forest

Crafts for all ages

Park Forest Public Library | 400 Lakewood Blvd.

Tom Neilson Concert, 1 p.m.

Love and the Environment

Park Forest Public Library | 400 Lakewood Blvd.

Sunday, April 14

Tom Neilson Sunday Service, 10 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist Community Church | 70 Sycamore Dr.

Monday, April 15

AARP Meeting, 1 p.m.

What Park Forest is doing to advance sustainability presented by Park Forest Recreation and Parks Director Rob Gunther

Shirley Green Senior Center | 297 Liberty Dr.

Peace Service at the Peace Pole, 6 p.m.

Park Forest Police Department | 200 Lakewood Blvd.

Tuesday, April 16

What Does Our Energy Future Look Like, 7 p.m. presented by Jeff Green

Unitarian Universalist Community Church | 70 Sycamore Dr.

Tuesday, April 17

Prayers for Living at Peace with our Environment, 7 p.m.

St. Irenaeus Community Garden | 78 Cherry St.

(in case of rain event to move indoors)

Tuesday, April 18

Nutrition & Exercise = Fitness After 50, 10:30 a.m.

presented by Mario Koonce of Vanguard Fitness

Park Forest Public Library | 400 Lakewood Blvd.

Urban Homesteading & Self Sustainable Living, 7 p.m.

Park Forest Public Library | 400 Lakewood Blvd.

Friday, April 19

Tom Neilson Concert, 12 - 1 p.m.

Peace Is An Environmental Issue

Governors State University, Room F1622

1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484

Saturday, April 20

Free gardening class, 10:30 a.m.

Class covers basic beginning gardening

Wetlands Discovery Center | 30 N. Orchard Dr.

Earth Day Sculpture Walk, 12 p.m.

Governors State University | 1 University Parkway, U.P. Meet at main entrance

Earth Day at Thorn Creek, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Thorn Creek Nature Center | 247 Monee Rd.

Monday, April 22

Earth Day Closing Ceremony, 7 - 8 p.m.

Refreshments provided. Peace Dove Raffle Drawing

Salon Artists Gallery | 294 Main St.

Raffle tickets sold at each event to win a Pat Moore original art piece. All proceeds benefit the Thorn Creek Nature Center.

Original source can be found here.

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