Earth Week+

earth week+


Enjoy locally sourced, humanely raised, sustainable seafood and organic offerings at the GSU and residence dining rooms.

Week one

Monday 4/13

Make a Difference Monday | All Dining Halls

Throughout the day in dining halls.

Tuesday 4/14

Vegetarian Cooking Class with Executive Chef Chris Bee | GSU Academy Room

Email to sign up. Free and open to the public

Wednesday 4/15

Stories with Dr. Juan Sebastian Montes and Daryl Hawk | CAS 211, 7:00pm

Join the BU Outing Club to hear accomplished outdoors enthusiasts Dr. Juan Sebastian Montes and Daryl Hawk share stories from their expeditions to some the world’s most isolated and beautiful places, such as Patagonia and the Himalayas.

Thursday 4/16
Earth Day Festival at BUMC | Talbot Green, 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Goodwill’s Put Your Clothes to Work | Talbot Green

Special day for all of you to donate your old work clothes. This effort will support Goodwill’s job training graduates as they choose business clothes for interviews and work.

Saturday 4/18

BU Global Days of Service: Planting of Warren Towers Patio Garden | Warren Towers

Hosted by Warren RHA & CSC Branch Out


Week two

Sunday 4/19

Sermon on Climate Change | Marsh Chapel

In observance of Earth Day, Jessica Chicka will preach on global responses to Climate Change and ways for people of faith to be engaged at the Sunday Morning Interdenominational Protestant worship service at Marsh Chapel.

Monday 4/20
Patriots Day/Marathon Monday

Enjoy the beautiful day in Boston.

Make a Difference Monday | All Dining Halls

Throughout the day in dining halls

Tuesday 4/21
Meet your Fishermen Night with Red’s Best | West Campus


Wednesday 4/22
Earth Day Festival | GSU Plaza, 11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Student organizations present include:
Branch Out (CSC)
Net Impact Undergrad
Student Government Department of Environmental Affairs
Students For a Just and Stable Future
Environmental Student Organization
Boston University Outing Club
BU Beekeepers: Observation Hive Show

Chowda Throwdown | GSU Plaza

Vote for your fave dining hall chef!
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Goodwill’s Put Your Clothes to Work | GSU Plaza

11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Sustainable Arts Contest | GSU Plaza

Submit or Vote for your favourite work!
11 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Sustainability UnConference | District Hall, 5 p.m.-10 p.m.

The Sustainability unConference is part of an unfolding story of building the infrastructure and pathways necessary to accelerate positive impact in Boston- socially, environmentally, and economically.

Earth Day Talks | CAS 211, 7 p.m.

Environmental Student Organization in collaboration with Humanists of BU will be holding an environmental education event with Gary Rucinski from the Citizen’s Climate Lobby and Professor Lawford.

Thursday 4/23
Home(town) Security: A talk about urban revitalization and sustainability | GSU Small ballroom, 2nd floor, 775 Commonwealth Avenue., 4pm

Majora Carter:Urban revitalization strategist, Peabody Award-winning radio broadcaster, and social-enterprise pioneer. Reception to follow

Meet your Dairy Farmer Night with Cabot Creamery | 100 Bay State Rd., 5pm

Free samples. Marciano Commons

The ECOlogy presents STH Eco-Paint Night | The Clayroom

**This event is limited to only School of Theology Students** – Join thECOlogy for a night of creating beautiful reusable mugs for our community kitchen at STH! Space is limited, so those interested in painting must email Jessica Chicka, in order to participate.

Friday 4/24
Walk/Ride Day

All day. Check-in Your Commute.

Boston Nature Center Volunteering | GSU, 3 p.m.-6 p.m.

Volunteer your time with BU Community Service Center‘s Branch Out program at Boston Nature Center. The nature of the volunteering is always different, but in the past we have weeded the community garden, restored fences on the property, helped prepare for events, and helped create outdoor education space for pre-schoolers.

Saturday 4/25

Charles River Earth Day Cleanup | Esplanade, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Please register to participate in the 16th Annual Charles River Earth Day Cleanup on Saturday, April 25, 2015 on the Esplanade! You may do so through either BU Community Service Center‘s Branch Out program or Marsh Chapel. Volunteers who register with Marsh Chapel will be provided with breakfast at Marsh Chapel prior to the cleanup, and the Esplanade Association will provide lunch at the Hatch Shell afterward.