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UND celebrates Earth Week

UND is celebrating Earth Week this week with several activities around campus. All events are free and open to the public. - Today, noon to 1 p.m.: President Robert Kelley and first lady Marcia Kelley are taking a stroll with the community and pi...

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UND is celebrating Earth Week this week with several activities around campus.

All events are free and open to the public.

- Today, noon to 1 p.m.: President Robert Kelley and first lady Marcia Kelley are taking a stroll with the community and picking up litter around campus. The walk starts by the Eternal Flame outside Twamley Hall. Snacks are available afterward.

- Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m.: Learn about and sample local, organic and environmental products at the Earth and Eats Expo at the Wellness Center.

- Thursday, noon to 1 p.m.: Learn to make your own container garden at the International Center, taught by the North Dakota State University Extension. Bring your own lunch. A second session is 2 to 3 p.m.

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- Thursday, 6 to 7:30 p.m.: Hybrid and alternative-fuel vehicles will be on display in the parking lot of Culver's, 3451 32nd Ave. S. The city of Grand Forks will share information about traffic-light synchronization to reduce stop-and-go traffic, hybrid city buses, motor oil recycling and more.

- Ongoing activities through Monday: Donate used tennis shoes, which will be reused for athletic surfaces, such as tracks and basketball and tennis courts. Donation boxes are at Odegard Hall Room 223, the lobby of Twamley Hall, the Memorial Union, the Wellness Center and the Facilities building.

On the Web: www.wellness.und.edu . Click on Earth Week icon.

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