University of Rochester

EVENT: Earth Day Celebration

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: Noon till 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 21, on the Wilson Commons Quad on the River Campus of the University of Rochester

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

March 27, 2000

In honor of Earth Day, the student organization Grassroots at the University of Rochester is sponsoring a day of events to inform the University and Rochester community about environmental issues. Vendors, demonstrations, performers, and information booths will all be a part of the celebration. The Earth Day festivities will take place from noon to 6:30 p.m., Friday, April 21, on the Wilson Commons Quad on the River Campus.

Among the activities are clothing and jewelry sales, papermaking, and massage demonstrations. A speaker from the Natural Law Party will discuss environmental law issues. Throughout the day, student groups and bands will provide entertainment.

The mission of Grassroots is to educate and enlighten the University of Rochester community about the multiple environmental concerns facing the planet today. The organization hopes to show through diverse campaigns and programs how the university can "think globally, act locally." Earth Day is free and open to the public. For further information call Grassroots at (585) 275-5292. In case of rain, the event will be held inside Wilson Commons.