Service & Civic Engagement
Blue Goes Green Week
April 21-26, 2013
Sunday, April 21 -Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center 5k
Join us for the 1st annual Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center 5k at Old Dominion University to support local conservation, citizen science and the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. Registration online at: www.raceit.com/register/?event=19365
Place: Kaufman Mall
Sponsored by: The Marine Biology Student Association and the Center for Service & Civic Engagement
Monday, April 22nd: Climb Green at the SRC Climbing Wall!
Come to the SRC Climbing Wall wearing green in support of Mother Nature and receive a green treat. No sign ups needed, just come out and climb! All skill levels welcome!
Place: Student Recreation Center's Climbing Wall
Sponsored by: the Outdoor Adventure Program
Monday, April 22nd -Tuesday, April 23rd: Clothing Swap
One's trash is another's treasures! Swap out your new/gently used items with another's at the Go Green Clothing Swamp. Items will be collected in the Center for Service & Civic Engagement starting April 1. Each item donated gives you a token to collect one item at the swap on Monday and Tuesday. All items accepted (please only items in working order!).
Place: Hampton/Newport News Room
Sponsored by: Go Green Committee & the Career Management Center
Tuesday, April 23rd: Go GREEN Vendor Fair
Do you have what it takes to Go GREEN? Test your knowledge in the Go GREEN Obstacle Course and then stop by the Go GREEN Vendor fair to network with local agencies/nonprofits, shop with local vendors, taste some organic fare and enter to win several raffle prizes including a Spring Subscription to CSA @ ODU!
Location: Kaufman Mall (Rain Site: North Mall, Webb Center)
Sponsored by: the Center for Service & Civic Engagement, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and Aramark
Tuesday, April 23rd: Research Poster Presentations
Come learn about the research activities of Faculty, Students and Community Organizations surrounding sustainability.
Place: Kaufman Mall (Rain Site: Front Lobby, Webb Center)
Sponsored by: Go Green Committee
Wednesday, April 24th: Waterway Clean-up Join us as we green our neighboring waterways! To sign up to volunteer, visit: www.odu.edu/forms_admin/veiwform.php?formid=3878
Elizabeth River Shoreline (behind Whitehurst): 11am
Lafayette River Shoreline (behind Roger's): 2:00pm
Sponsored by: the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, the Student National Environmental Health Association, and the Center for Service & Civic Engagement
Thursday, April 25th: ODU Trash Audit
Slap on some gloves and join us as we dump a days worth of ODU trash on a parking lot to sort out the trash and evaluate how good we really are at recycling.
Place: Kaufman Mall
Sponsored by: the Recycling Center and the Center for Service & Civic Engagement
Thursday, April 25th : Recycle Life! Bone Marrow Drive
"Get In the Game, Save a Life!" Explore sustainability in a new way, by registering as a bone marrow donor. One cheek swab could be the key to saving one of the more than 6000 people a day who need life saving bone marrow.
Place: Hampton/Newport News Room, Webb Center
Sponsored by: ODU Football and ODU Athletics
Friday, April 26th: Electronics Recycling Day
Recycle your techno-trash by dropping your unwanted electronics off at ODU.
Place: Recycling Center (located at 861 West 45th Street)
Sponsored by: Recycling Center, and the Center for Service & Civic Engagement
Friday, April 26th: OPERATION MONARCH PRIDE Campus Cleanup and ODU Arbor Day Celebration
Join us as we celebrate the awarding of the Tree Campus USA Designation to ODU! Volunteers will participate in a campus cleaning and tree planting. Followed by a cookout celebration on Whitehurst Beach, to volunteer, please visit: http://ww2.studentaffairs.odu.edu/osal/community/gogreenarborday.shtml
Place: Whitehurst Beach
Sponsored by: the Grounds Department, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, and the Center for Service & Civic Engagement
Friday, April 26th: CSA @ ODU Open House and Mini-Farm Market
Are you interested in learning more about Community Supported Agriculture and the CSA @ ODU program? Join us for a sneak peek! This event will also feature a local beer tasting, live music and Five Points Community Farm Market will be on hand selling produce for those who are not yet CSA @ ODU subscribers.
Place: North Café Patio, Webb Center (Rain Site Norfolk Room, Webb Center)
Sponsored by: Aram ark, the Five Points Community Farm Market, and the Center for Service & Civic Engagement
For more information on how YOU can get involved with BLUE goes GREEN week, contact the Center at 757.683.6948 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org