Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Earth Week Schedule

All week

All day (Virtual)

Virtual Farmers Market
Support local farmers by purchasing locally produced fruits, vegetables, teas, jams, and more!

All day

Community Donation
Lobby of every Residence Hall
Getting ready to move out? Donate any unwanted items in the bins of your residence hall to support local nonprofits.

Saturday, April 17

12-4 p.m.

Day of Service
Meet on the Quad (Rain location: Bartlett Theatre)
Serve and explore Greater Geneva while getting to know your fellow students and campus members.

10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Student Efforts to Advance Sustainability New York (SEAS NY) Conference
A student-founded conference aiming to engage, inspire and empower students to enact sustainable change on campuses in New York State.
Register here

Tuesday, April 20

6:30-8 p.m.

Green Lens Film Series: Water Justice
Sanford Room and Zoom
Shorts films and discussion regarding the right to drinking water for all people and the threat to water bodies.

Wednesday, April 21

11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 5-7 p.m.

DIY Soap
Scandling Center
Make your own eco-friendly soap with all-natural essential oils, coloring, aloe vera, and Epsom salts.

Thursday, April 22 - Earth Day!

12 p.m.-2 p.m.

Wildflower Planting
Student Garden
Help the Earth by planting a pollinator patch with native flowers and learn about our Bee Campus USA commitment. We will be planting specific plants to attract hummingbirds and monarch butterflies too!

Friday, April 23

11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fun Friday! DIY birdfeeder
Scandling Center
Want to see more birds out your window? Then come make a pinecone bird feeder that can be hung from a tree nearby.

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Earth Week events are brought to you by a campus collaboration between Campus Greens, HWS EcoReps, HWS Sodexo Dining Services, Finger Lakes Institute, HWS Building and Grounds, Intercultural Affairs, Environmental Studies, Residential Education, Student Activities, Campus Activities Board, HWS GirlUp, Office of Advancement, Department of Recreation, Arts & Design Collective, Committee on Health, Wellness, and Diversity.

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