Exhibitions & Fairs

Event

The City of Edmonton's Earth Hour Celebration

Mar 28 2010 - 1:30am to 3:00am

Join the Global Earth Hour Movement: Support Action on Climate Change

Turn off your lights and come celebrate Earth Hour in front of City Hall. The celebration will be a family-friendly event of local entertainers, kids’ activities and free refreshments.

Participate in the countdown to 8:30 p.m. when the City of Edmonton will switch off the lights of City Hall and other downtown buildings.

For more information visit www.edmonton.ca/EarthHour Read more about The City of Edmonton's Earth Hour Celebration

Location

City Hall Plaza
Edmonton , AB
Event

Climb and Run for Wilderness

Apr 17 2010 - 2:00pm to 8:00pm

Climb and Run for Wilderness is Alberta Wilderness Association's annual Earth Day celebration at the Calgary Tower.  Participants collect sponsorship money to allow them the unique opportunity to climb the 802 stairs inside the Calgary Tower.  You can climb as an individual or in a team of four, as many times as you wish.  It is a great opportunity to get some exercise, learn about wilderness and wildlife conservation work in Alberta, win some outstanding prizes and have lots of fun.  Read more about Climb and Run for Wilderness

Location

Calgary Tower
Calgary , AB
Event

Red Deer Seedy Saturday

Apr 11 2010 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

What is Seedy Sunday?

Red Deer Seedy Sunday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday / Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Red Deer, the event is citizen-driven; coordinated with the support of Seeds of Diversity Canada, Spruce Lane Organic Farm, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, the Red Deer Garden Club, and the Growing Food Security in Red Deer project (members of ReThink Red Deer). Read more about Red Deer Seedy Saturday

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Event

The Story of Water: How Albertans can help solve the World’s water crisis

Mar 21 2010 - 10:30pm to Mar 22 2010 - 12:30am

World Water Week reminds people that clean water is quickly becoming scarce. Approximately one billion people lack access to safe drinking water and 2.4 billion people lack water for adequate sanitation (see http://www.unesco.org/water/wwap/facts_figures/mdgs.shtml). Almost half of the World’s population faces water scarcity (http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/environ.shtml). Read more about The Story of Water: How Albertans can help solve the World’s water crisis

Location

Plaza Theatre
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Mar 21 2010 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Speakers

  • 11:30 a.m. Get Growing - Ideas and Strategies for New Gardeners with Ron Berezan,
  • 12:30 p.m. Starting Seeds with Bruce Bashforth
  • 1:30 p.m. Growing the Top ten Herbs with Gwen Simpson
  • 2:30 p.m. Urban Gardening Panel with:
    • Dustin Bajer, Guerrilla Gardening;
    • Sonja, Spin Farming;
    • Kim Sanderson, Involving Children

There will be a seed swap, seed vendors, displays, a kid`s table,a gardening book and magazine exchange and a Seedy Café. Read more about Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Mayor's Environment Expo

Jun 1 2010 - 6:00am to Jun 3 2010 - 6:00am

The Mayor’s Environment Expo is an engaging and interactive event for students in Calgary. Everyone is welcome to visit the 50+ booths from the City of Calgary, environmental organizations and Calgary businesses, showcasing their action programs and products to reduce our impact on the environment.

All teachers are required to register in advance. Registration is available on-line at www.calgary.ca/mee Read more about Mayor's Environment Expo

Location

Calgary Municipal Building
Calgary , AB
Event

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 20 2010 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

Calgary Seedy Saturday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday/Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Calgary, the event is coordinated with the support of the Community Garden Resource Network. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, March 20 from 10 am to 4 pm at  Montgomery Community Centre, 5003 - 16 Ave. N.W. (at the intersection of Hwy #1 and Home Road). Read more about Calgary Seedy Saturday

Location

Montgomery Community Centre
5003 16 Avenue NW
Calgary , AB
Event

U of A Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 19 2009 - 6:00am to Oct 23 2009 - 6:00am

The University of Alberta is committed to instilling sustainability into university life, on our campuses, in our institutions and in the larger community of which we are a part. Accordingly, the University of Alberta's Office of Sustainability is pleased to present - in partnership with the Student's Union, ECOS, Campus Sustainability Coalition, U of A Energy Club, Career and Placement Services (CAPS), the Faculty of Education and the School of Energy and the Environment (SEE) - our annual Sustainability Awareness Week on October 19-23, 2009. Read more about U of A Sustainability Awareness Week

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
Event

4th Annual Earth Charter Summit Celebration

Oct 10 2009 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Bring the kids for a free, fun-filled afternoon at Calgary's 4th annual Earth Charter Summit celebration.

There will be activities for the whole family, including music, theatre, and a green market of local products and services.

Evergreen Theatre will perform their new, interactive musical production: “Going to Extremes It’s getting’ hot in here!” Read more about 4th Annual Earth Charter Summit Celebration

Location

Eau Claire Market
Calgary , AB

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