Earth Week Events
NOTE: All in-person Earth Week events will be held outdoors. Since Pierce County has been moved back to Phase 2 of the Washington State Reopening Plan, events may have limited capacity or you may have to wait to participate in a drop-in event. We appreciate your patience!
“The Condor and the Eagle” Screening and Discussion
Monday, April 19, 4-6 p.m.
This film honors the Indigenous leaders who are fighting at the forefront of the climate struggle, as these protagonists learn from one another’s long legacy of resistance to colonialism and its extractive economy.
Short discussion following the movie from 5:30 – 6 p.m. NOTE: If you can only make the discussion, there will be an opportunity to watch the movie individually on your own time.
Contact Kristen Harrison to register: email@example.com
Guest Speaker: Melissa Buckingham
Tuesday, April 20 10- 11 a.m.
Melissa Buckingham from Pierce County Conservation District will speak about open spaces in Pierce county and how they have changed over time. Sponsored by the TCC Environmental Club.
Contact Renee Muser for details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Salmon Release at Puget Creek
Wednesday, April 21, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Release your very own baby salmon and learn about their journey to the sea and back.
Family-friendly event. Come anytime between 1:30 – 3:30 to the Alder Way entrance of Puget Creek Park. Masks are required. Sponsored by the TCC Sustainability Action Committee.
Contact Shaun Henderson for details: email@example.com
International Happy Hour
Wednesday, April 21, 6 - 7 p.m.
Join the International Department for a special Earth Day Happy Hour. Everyone welcome! Zoom ID: 850 5567 9441
April 22: Celebrate Earth Day!
Tour TCC’s New Sustainability Garden!
Thursday, April 22, 1-4 p.m.
The Garden is located at the north end of Parking Lot K. Drop by any time from 1-4 p.m. Folow these check-in procedures: https://www.tacomacc.edu/healthcheck. Masks are required. Sponsored by the TCC Sustainability Action Committee.
Contact Kristen Harrison for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trash Pick-Up Competition
Thursday, April 22 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sponsored by the TCC Environmental Club.
*Photos are due by Friday April 23rd, 2021 by 9pm to email@example.com
Winners will be announced Monday April 26, 2021
Location of trash pickup
Document progress (before & after picture of trash pickup)
Email before & after pictures, name and location of trash pickup to firstname.lastname@example.org
What you need:
Mask (if picking up trash in a public location)
Phone/camera to document trash pickup
1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes!
Winners will be chosen on how much trash you pick up (based on your before & after photo)
Contact Renee Muser for details: email@example.com.