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Friday, Apr. 5, 2013
Sustainability internship opportunity with City of Cupertino
These programs are run from the Office of the City Manager, and offer students exposure to working in the sustainability field in both a business and neighborhood context. This is a great opportunity for students to get hands-on experience working in a public agency, quantifying energy and water savings, assisting in the development of public environmental programs, and performing outreach around sustainability. Full-time summer interns will also complete individual research projects on topics relevant to current programs that will aid their implementation. The application deadline is April 26, 2013.
National Wildlife Federation’s Campus Ecology Program
The Forge Garden Showcase
Stop by between 4-6 pm to learn about all the new ways you can use the garden, both personally and professionally. Student volunteers will be on-site to share the Forge Garden’s current and future plans, also providing information about the ‘07 Solar House, the new greenhouse, and Forge Commons.
Santa Clara University Community Day of Service
Forge movie night
Great American Litter Pick Up Day
Swap for Good donation collection and shop
Swap (Shop) Day
Donate clothes you don't want anymore between April 15 and 21, and volunteers will sort everybody’s donations (students, staff, and faculty) over the weekend. On Monday, April 22, the Benson Parlors will become a store! Some of the items collected (socks, shoes, some sports equipment, formal dresses, children’s clothes, some business clothing) will support local community organizations. Shoes and socks go to Project Open Hand, formal dresses will go to the Princess Project, children’s clothing will go to the children of the two Home Safe shelters in San Jose and Santa Clara. Finally, sports equipment and children's books will go to various local organizations serving children and youth.
After the store closes on Monday, the remainder of donations will be picked up by Hope Services.
Earth Day Festival
Acknowledge and celebrate the annual Earth Day with on and off campus vendors tabling about their crafts, causes and activities. Drop by to learn about the issues that threaten our natural environment, find opportunities for planetary awareness and gratitude, and be re-inspired to take action in caring for our home.
Malley Happy Hour for Earth Day
If you've always wanted a reusable water bottle, now is the perfect time! Either bring a plastic water bottle to exchange or drop by the lobby to score one of the 100 reusable water bottles and lanyards. Stock is limited, so hurry to happy hour for Earth Day!
Wild & Scenic Film Festival
For the first time ever, SLURP is hosting the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on campus. The Wild & Scenic Film Festival travels to over 100 communities throughout the year, inspiring and uniting people to appreciate and heal the earth in partnership with national sponsors such as CLIF Bar, Patagonia, Mother Jones, and Sierra Nevada Brewing Compnay.
Brown Bag Series: Organic Gardening 101
For this workshop, the Garden Manager will give a short presentation on garden preparation, planting basics, soil amendment, and garden maintenance, followed by a tour of the garden and an open forum for questions and discussion.
Solar Decathlon Groundbreaking event
Eco-Fashion and Art Show