Earth Fair Activities April 23 & 24

ECTC to Host Earth Fair Activities including Films, Exhibits; Free and Open to the Public

Elizabethtown Community and Technical College will celebrate Earth Day with several activities scheduled for April 23 and 24 at the Elizabethtown Campus. All activities are free and open to the public.

Two documentary films that explore issues related to climate change will be shown in Room 212 of the Regional Postsecondary Center (RPC).  “Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry” will be shown on April 23 at 10 a.m. and April 24 at 2 p.m.  The film examines the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture.

“An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” follows Al Gore’s tireless, inspirational fight for climate policy. It airs April 23 at noon and April 24 at 10 a.m.

ECTC Associate Professor Maggie Brown will present “How to Save the World: The Climate Crisis & Its Solutions” on April 23 at 3 p.m.

In addition, several exhibits will be active from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day, including the ECTC Fishing Club, Hardin County Conservation District and First Presbyterian Church. ECTC classes with displays supporting sustainability include the farm-to-table class, Human Services “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle,” Agriculture sustainability class, and an English class with sustainable proposals.

For more information, contact Martha Wolfe at Martha.wolfe@kctcs.edu.