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Upcoming Events

SBCA will be tabling at multiple Earth Day events in April, come stop by!

 

4/18 Sustainability Tabling Fair at UT Austin
10:00am – 2:00pm, Speedway Mall near 21st Street 

To celebrate Earth Month, UT’s Office of Sustainability is sponsoring a tabling event on Speedway Mall. Learn from landscaping and zero waste staff, student organizations, the Office of Sustainability, and a number of off-campus environmental organizations. See their list of activities for the whole month, including the fair here.

 

4/21 Earth Day ATX
12:00pm – 7:00pm, Huston-Tillotson University  

Earth Day Austin is the largest sustainability event in Central Texas! Bring your family and friends to explore rich, in-depth programming, and participate in exciting new activities and engaging exhibitions. Come learn about conservation and sustainable solutions, celebrate our love for the environment, and get connected to the best & most innovative green businesses and organizations.  Find more event information here.

 

4/25 St. Edwards Earth Fair 
11:00am – 2:00pm, Robert and Pearle Ragsdale Center 

Students for Sustainability will host its annual Earth Day Fair with a multitude of local groups and organizations ready to share sustainable ideas and practices with Earth Week attendees.  Click here for event info: Earth Day Fair.

 

4/28 San Marcos Earth Day: 72 Degrees Festival
12:00pm – 10:00pm, San Marcos Plaza Park 

This festival gets its name from the constant 72°F temperature of the spring-fed San Marcos River. Features of this event include: music all day as well as educational booths, live painting, exhibits about the watershed of the San Marcos River, and a flood history exhibit. More info at seventytwodegrees.org.

 

May Events

 

5/05 Picnic and Pool Day at Barton Springs
11:00am – 2:00pm, Pecan Grove Picnic Area & Barton Springs Pool

SBCA is excited for summer to arrive, and in the spirit of the season, we want all those who are interested in becoming apart of an eco-friendly community to join us for a picnic and dip in the Barton Springs Pool. Pack some snacks and head out to the Pecan Grove Picnic Area, where we will discuss upcoming SBCA events and ideas. After we are done eating, we will walk over to the Barton Springs Pool for a nice refreshing swim. Find this event on Facebook and Meetup.

 

5/14 Creek Crew Happy Hour: Barton Springs Conservancy
6:30pm – 8:30pm, Baker Street Pub & Grill

Join us for this happy hour event as we will be hearing from Michael Cannatti, President of the Board of Directors for the Barton Springs Conservancy. Mike will be speaking about current BSC projects, such as the restoration of the historic Zilker Park gateposts and rehab of the historic Barton Springs Pool bathhouse.

 

5/19 Greenbelt Hike: Trash-pickup & Tacos 
10:00am – 11:30am, Barton Creek Greenbelt: Spyglass Entrance

Come out to the Barton Creek Greenbelt and hike with a purpose! On this hike we will be picking up trash along the trail and learning about openCurrents – the digital currency you earn by volunteering. Afterwards, attendees will have the option of joining in on some Taco Deli deliciousness. Find this event on Facebook and Meetup.