Join us as we celebrate Earth Month with a mix of virtual and in-person events!
April 1-14 | Campus Sustainability Survey
The Student Government Sustainability Committee is seeking to understand the student body’s views on campus sustainability. Fill out the survey here.
April 3, 4, 10, 11 | Pot Your Own Plant, Part 1
Create your own piece of pottery that you can later pot a plant in. Sponsored by LaFFCO and Pottery Club. Various time slots available. Registration required via OurCampus.
April 10 | 11 a.m. THRIVE
The Counseling Center and LaFarm are partnering to help you THRIVE at Lafayette. Held at LaFarm, this event is an opportunity for students to meet Counseling Center staff in an informal environment while learning about tools that support mental, emotional, and physical well-being. Transportation required. Registration required. Link pending.
April 10 | 1:15 p.m. Bags to Beds
The thousands of plastic bags produced from our dining halls each day can be easily repurposed into sleeping pads. We have lots of bags but need LOTS of plarn (plastic yarn), so if you are interested please join us on the Quad. We will be making plarn and finding a better purpose for our plastic bags! Sponsored by Madeline Squarcia ‘22 and Lafayette Environmental Awareness and Protection.
April 12 | 4:10 p.m. Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape, Lauret Savoy virtual lecture
Renowned author Lauret Savoy discusses her award-winning book “Trace” and her latest project exploring the environmental histories of the Washington D.C. region. Join us on Zoom at this link.
April 12 | 4-5 p.m. College Hill Walk with Lafayette Outdoors Society
Come walk around College Hill and meet some LOSt members! Register through OurCampus.
April 16-17 | 4 p.m.-11 a.m. Camping Trip with Lafayette Outdoors Society
Come camp with LOSt at Jenny Jump State Park. Sit by a campfire, roast s’mores, sleep outside. Register through OurCampus.
April 17 | 9 a.m. Peas to Potatoes: A Free Community Gardening Course with LaFarm
LaFarm manager and three LaFarm gardeners will share information about planting dates, favorite tools, and tips and tricks for weed and pest management, cover crops, and more! Not limited to those with a garden plot. Registration required; space is limited; transportation not required. Register here.
April 21 | 12:15 p.m. Virtual Sustainability Community Meeting with Office of Sustainability
Join our monthly community meeting to get the most recent updates about sustainability efforts on campus. The Zoom link is here.
April 22 | 12-7 p.m. Pop-Up Thrift Shop with Office of Sustainability
Join us on Earth Day for our fourth annual pop-up thrift shop to rehome clothes and home decor. All items are free to claim and donations are also accepted. Items can be donated for two weeks prior to the event in Farinon, RISC, and Marquis. Sponsored by the Office of Sustainability and Gateway Career Center. Register here.
April 22 | 12 p.m. Pot Your Own Plant with LaFFCO and Pottery Club
Create your own piece of pottery and pot a plant. Register here.
April 24 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. LaFarmapalooza with LaFarm and Landis Center
This is an opportunity to engage in service on campus that will impact the Easton community. Sign up via OurCampus to reserve your spot between 9-10:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-2:30 p.m., or 2:30-4 p.m. Service opportunities in Markle Lower Deck (compost tumbler build) and at LaFarm. Transportation provided.
April 28 | 12:15 p.m. Sustainability Literacy: Lafayette’s progress toward graduating students who are prepared for the 21st century with Office of Sustainability
Join the Office of Sustainability as we present research on the best practices for creating sustainability literacy through curricular and co-curricular opportunities. The Zoom link is here.
April 28 | 4:30 p.m. Robert Macfarlane virtual lecture with Lafayette Libraries
Acclaimed nature writer Robert Macfarlane presents: Underland: A Deep Time Journey. Register here.