April is Earth Month – find Cool Planet at these events

April 22nd is Earth Day.  At Cool Planet we celebrate Earth Day every day, but we join with many other partners in the month of April.  Plenty of opportunities for you to join in the fun!

Tuesday, April 5th 7 – 8:30pm join us for a presentation at St. Thomas Moore Catholic Community in St. Paul.  Cool Planet Co-Directors Paul Thompson and Mindy Ahler will share their experience in Paris and talk about the many ways to get into action on climate solutions.  More information here.

Thursday, April 14th 6-9pm Cool Planet will have a table at the Resource Fair for the 5th-Annual Edina Environmental Forum – then stay for the exciting program featuring Dr. Elizabeth Wilson.  More information here.  Help spread the word with these  handouts and flyer.  Join the conversation on “A Smart Energy Future: Will Edina Lead the Way?” or will your community lead the way?

Friday, April 15th 6:30 pm Cool Planet will present at the Transition Longfellow potluck and movie night.  Join us for this community building meal and conversation.  More info coming soon.

The Linden Hills Co-op is celebrating the 2nd-Annual 30 Days of Climate Action.  Cool Planet is thrilled to participate as members of the Climate Action Team sponsoring these events.  More info coming soon!

Friday, April 1st, 8-9 am 30 Days of Biking Kickoff Breakfast

Thursday, April 21st, 5-8 pm Multi-modal Transportation Night at the co-op

Friday, April 22nd, 6-9 pm Earth Day Education at Linden Hills Park in the Multi-Purpose Room

Saturday, April 23rd, 11 am-2 pm Sustainable Gardening for Pollinators

Saturday, April 30th, 11am -1 pm 30 Days of Biking Celebration

Dr. Katharine Hayhoe is one of our heroes as a climate scientist, communicator, mom, advocate and all around amazing human being.  She will be presenting twice at the University of Minnesota St. Paul Student Center:

Wednesday, April 20, noon-1pm “Can we change people’s minds on climate?”

Thursday, April 21, 7:00 pm “Climate Change – Facts, Fictions, and the Christian Faith”

April 24th 2-5pm is the Morningside Neighborhood Eco-Fair at Weber Park.  Cool Planet will have a table and outdoor activities for playful folks of all ages.  Another great community event – if you’re from a different neighborhood, you’re still welcome to attend and we encourage you to take it as an example of something you could create in your area as well.

Watch for more details to be posted to the Cool Planet website as events get closer and the details take shape.