• Earth Day 2022 – Invest in Our Planet

    Act boldly Innovate broadly & Implement equitably We are excited to get out in person again to say hello and share all about the important environmental issues impacting our communities here in NC. Since April 22, 1970, millions of people throughout the US have participated in the annual day of awareness and volunteerism with Mother Earth as the star. It expanded through the decades into a worldwide phenomenon. This year, the theme is “Invest in Our Planet” to “act (boldly), innovate (broadly), and implement (equitably).” Join us at the following Earth Day events and read on for Volunteer Opportunities! North Carolina Museum of Art Earth Day (Raleigh) Outdoor Film Screening: Hidden Rivers Date: Friday, April 22nd Time: 7 pm – 10 pm Location: North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607 Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater In Museum Park: View the park map Details: Ten years in the making, Hidden Rivers (2019, NR) is a documentary that explores the rivers and streams of the Southern Appalachian region, North America’s most biologically rich waters. The film follows the work of biologists and explorers throughout the region and reveals both the beauty and vulnerability of these ecosystems. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit Earth Day Outdoor Film Screening: Hidden Rivers. Piedmont Earth Day (Winston-Salem) Piedmont Environmental Alliance Date: Saturday, April 23rd Time: 10 am – 4 pm Location: Winston-Salem Fairgrounds 569 Fairgrounds Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27105 Details: Enjoy great food and music, activities for adults and kids, and wonderful earth-friendly exhibitors at the 17th Annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair, hosted by Piedmont Environmental Alliance. This event is FREE, including free parking! For more details, visit 2022 Piedmont Earth Day Fair Volunteer with CWFNC at Piedmont Earth Day! We are in need of volunteers to help us out on Saturday, April 23rd at the Piedmont Earth Day. Volunteers will: Help with set up and/or break down, Learn about CWFNC programs for clean water and safe environments, Learn how to conduct water testing and assist in demonstrations, Provide informational materials to the public, and Build relationships with staff and community members who attend the event. Volunteers will be provided snacks and beverages and even be entered into a free prize raffle. If you’re interested in volunteering with CWFNC in Winston-Salem, please complete our Volunteer Form. Be sure to include “Earth Day 2022” in the section for “Please briefly describe why you would like to volunteer with CWFNC.”    

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