Northfield's 2018 Earthday Events


Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on April 22. Worldwide, various events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First celebrated in 1970, Earth Day events in more than 193 countries[1] are now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network. In Northfield, the 2018 Earth Day Celebration is a three-day event where the community can dance, join free workshops and learn new skills, engage in community service.

On Friday, April 20, from 7:30-! 0:30 there will be a Free Earth Day Contra Dance called by Robin Nelson with a local band in the Carleton College Cowling Gym. Saturday, on Bridge Square, activities including yoga, biking, trash pick up and other activities beginning at 9:30 a.m. Free GBBM Coffee will be available.

After a full day of Earth Day activities, come to the Armory to help shape the Northfield Climate Action plan! The evening will kick off at 6:30 with a presentation by U of M climatologist Mark Seeley. Then we will discuss together how we can address climate change in our community. Local band, Tramps Like Us, will lead the dancing at 9:00. Finally, on Sunday, there will be the Earth Day Gravel Grinder Climate Ride.

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