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Folsom Lake College hosts Earth Week events

By From page B5 | April 11, 2012

Folsom Lake College celebrates Earth Week, April 16-20, 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 Organization, 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 the 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 18, 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. The El Dorado Center will feature an “Earth Day on the Green” event on Thursday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with music, games, food and a free clothing exchange.

For the most up-to-date listing of event times, dates and locations visit www.flc.losrios.edu and select the Earth Week news item. 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 www.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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