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Folsom Lake College celebrates the Earth

Folsom Lake College celebrates Earth Week, April 11-15, with a wide variety of free activities sponsored in part by the college’s Eco Club, El Dorado Center Student Activities Club and Associated Student Government, along with select local businesses and many faculty and staff volunteers.

The community is invited to participate in these events, which will be held at the college’s main campus,10 College Parkway in Folsom, and El Dorado Center, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville).

Events include speakers, films and discussions on various environmental themes including food and water issues, climate change, wildlife and ecology, alternative transportation and energy systems, and a general celebration of our amazing planet.

There will be a Green Machine Fair on Wednesday, April 13, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Folsom campus with music, games and vendors. Wednesday is also “Bike to School Day” at Folsom Lake College, featuring valet bike parking. The El Dorado Center will feature a “Day on the Greens” event on Thursday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with music, games, food and a free clothing swap.

For the most up-to-date listing of event times, dates, and locations visit flc.losrios.edu/earthweek. For more information on Earth Week contact Biology Professor Dr. Steve Holzberg at holzbes@flc.losrios.edu.

Entrance to all events is free (a daily parking pass can be purchased for $1). Maps to the campuses can be found at flc.losrios.edu — just click on “Maps” at the top of the home page and then either “Main Folsom Campus” or “El Dorado Center.”

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