Greening Vermillion

Vermillion, SD 57069

PO Box 146

605.659.1889

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Earth  2017  Days

20

April

Thursday

Soupapalooza 

Farmer's Market Fundraiser

5:30-7:30PM

202 Washington St. 

MORE INFORMATION & VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

Sponsoring Organizations:

Vermillion Area Farmer's Market

Alternative Week of Learning (AWOL)

 

Trail Making

9AM-12PM

Meet at Frost Game Production Area, SD Hwy. 19

near the Vermillion-Newcastle Bridge

 

MORE INFORMATION & VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

Sponsoring Organizations:

Friends of the Missouri National Recreational River

National Park Service

Alternative Week of Learning (AWOL)

22

April

Saturday

 

Dirty Dog Bike Ride

1-4PM

Clay County Fairgrounds

 

MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION

Sponsoring Organizations:

Barking Dogs Cycling Club

 

VAFM Shed Painting

1-4PM

Corner of Cherry and High St.

MORE INFORMATION & VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

Sponsoring Organizations:

Vermillion Area Farmer's Market

Alternative Week of Learning (AWOL)

 

Community Garden Preparation

1-4PM

202 Washington St. (VAAC)

MORE INFORMATION & VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

Sponsoring Organizations:

Vermillion Community Garden

Alternative Week of Learning (AWOL)

 

Earth Days Rock 'n Roll Extravaganza

8 PM-12 AM

 15 Court St. Old Lumber Company

Come celebrate Earth Days with Vermillion's most sustainable band, Blue Ruin! Featuring USD faculty John Dudley, Zoli Filotas, Heather Love, Dave Posthumus, and Skip Willman

23

April

Sunday

Project Main Street

Community Trash Pickup

2-5PM

Corner of Main and Plum St. 

MORE INFORMATION & VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION

Sponsoring Organizations:

Alternative Week of Learning (AWOL)

 

Earth Day Fair

10AM-2PM

Muenster University Center

11AM-1PM, FREE Local Food Fair

Sponsoring Organizations:

Sustainability Club

Aramark

24

April

Monday

Lonesome George: Honoring a Tortise

A Presentation by Holly R. Straub, Ph.D.

4PM

309 Slagle Hall (USD Campus)

MORE INFORMATION

 

Living Downstream Showing

7PM

Coyote Twin Theater

 

Sponsoring Organizations:

USD Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

Vermillion Downtown Cultural Association

25

April

Tuesday

Ufford Hills

Farm Event: Country Market and Petting Zoo

3-7PM

3691 E. Main St. 

Sponsoring Organizations:

Ufford Farm

"Gradual Death"

Art Installation

6-9PM

Muenster University Center Ballroom (2nd floor)

Sponsoring Organizations:

College of Fine Arts

Earth Days Keynote

Dr. Sandra Steingraber

Toward an Unfractured Future:

Science and Resistance in an Age of Extreme Fossil Fuel Extraction

7PM

Muenster University Center Ballroom (2nd floor)

Book signing following lecture.

Sponsoring Organizations:

Sustainability Program

College of Arts and Sciences

School of Health Sciences

Department of Biology

Ceres Trust

Green on Green

2-5PM

USD Campus, Old Main Quad

Sponsoring Organizations:

Sustainability Club

Sustainability Capstone

26

April

Wednesday

27

April

Thursday

Green Thursday on the Platz

6-8PM

Ratingen Platz Downtown

Sponsoring Organizations:

Vermillion Area Chamber and Development Company

HyVee

 

Heikes Family Farm

Farm Event

3-7PM

1408 317th St.

MORE INFORMATION

Sponsoring Organizations:

Heikes Family Farm

28

April

Friday

 

Fund-it-Fridays: Greening Vermillion

The Bean Coffee Shop

4PM

8 W. Main Street

5% of all purchases made at the Bean on this day go toward Greening Vermillion.

Sponsoring Organizations:

The Bean Coffee Shop

29

April

Saturday

Mulberry Bend Hike

1-3PM

Mulberry Bend Overlook

(Nebraska side of the Vermillion-Newcastle bridge)

Sponsoring Organizations:

National Park Service

21-27

April

Fri-Thurs

Vermillion Elementary Children Art Project Displays

All Day

Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library

Sponsoring Organizations:

Vermillion Public Library

Bicycle Riding Safety and Bicycle Helmet Giveaway

Sponsoring Organizations:

Rotary Club

 

MORE INFORMATION & REGISTRATION LINKS

Soupapalooza

The suggested donation is $10 per person, $5 for children, and $25 for families.  

In order to volunteer at the event, please register at http://tinyurl.com/USDEarthDay2017

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Trail Making

USD students can register through AWOL at http://tinyurl.com/USDEarthDay2017

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Dirty Dog Bike Ride

To participate in the event, which includes a registration fee, visit www.DirtyDogRide.org

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VAFM Shed Painting

In order to participate in this event, please register at https://www.psychdata.com/s.asp?SID=176235

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Community Garden Preparation

In order to participate in this event, please register at https://www.psychdata.com/s.asp?SID=176235

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Project Main Street

In order to participate in this event, please register at https://www.psychdata.com/s.asp?SID=176235

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Heikes Family Farm

Live music in the orchard provided by "The Clutch," baby lambs, hay ride tours, and much more!

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Lonesome George

Lonesome George died on June 24, 2012.

He was recognized for decades as the last surviving Galapagos tortoise from Pinta Island. This earth day event is intended to raise awareness of the impact of human behavior on the fate of our planet.

This event is free and open to the public.

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