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Earth Day 2014 activities planned

Posted Apr. 17, 2014

Earth Day 2014

The Kent State University at Trumbull Office of Student Activities has announced events and activities in observance of Earth Day 2014, which occurs April 22.

Recycled Art Contest
Make something new out of some things old! Pick an environmental topic or use recycled pieces to sculpt. All physical media types will be accepted, including:

  • Mobiles
  • Posters
  • Collages
  • Drawings
  • Paintings
  • Sculptures

2D entries should be between 11" x 17" and 24" x 36", while 3D entries should not exceed 24" L x 24" W x 36" H.

The contest will be judged on originality, creativity, and power of message. Entries will be on display in the library the week of Earth Day, April 22– 25.

Prizes awarded for ages 18 and up, including a $200 first place prize, $100 second place prize and $50 third place prize.

Submission deadline is Monday, April 21 at 2 p.m. in the Kent Trumbull Library. Entry forms are available in the Library.

Master Gardner presentation
On Tuesday, April 22 at 4 p.m., a Master Gardner will visit the Kent Trumbull Library, speaking on earth worm composting. This is an all ages event and open to the public, so bring the kids and get your hands dirty!

Additionally, there will be information about the environment, and kids puzzle available in the library all week long.

For additional information, rules or general questions, call 330-675-8865.