The Brown Family Environmental Center at Kenyon College is proud to host the 8th Annual Earth Day Festival in Knox County Ohio in conjunction with its community partners - Knox County Health Department, Knox County Park District and OSU Extension Knox County.
BUY LOCAL, EAT LOCAL at the Earth Day Festival! Celebrate Earth Day by shopping green, enjoying entertainment and connecting with groups that support healthy living for ourselves and our world. This unique, FREE event features:
We are pleased to screen this amazing film during the festival in the Kenyon Athletic Center Theater (2nd Floor). Watch the Chasing Ice Trailer
At 10:30 and 11:30 am on the 6th, watch film clips and a presentation with the film director
At 12:30pm, watch the full-length documentary (75 minutes), followed by Q&A with director
Chasing Ice is an Academy Award-Nominated documentary film that captures visual evidence of climate change through the use of time-lapse photography. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, has broadcasted in 172 countries, and has won nearly 40 awards from festivals around the world. The film has also screened at the United Nations, before Congress, and at the White House.
In partnership with National Geographic, Chasing Ice recently launched the Chasing Ice Ohio Tour 2014; an initiative to share the story and visual evidence of our changing climate to central Ohio residents through FREE screening events. Film screenings are followed by a Q&A discussion led by Director/Producer, Jeff Orlowski, and/or the Chasing Ice team, with the hope to connect the dots between changes we are seeing worldwide and the impact that these changes are having on central Ohio.
Earth Day Challenge Half Marathon & 4 Mile Run/Walk
Participants of all abilities are invited to walk, run or a little of both for a 4-mile race or 1/2 marathon, both starting at 8 am. The course winds through the historic Kenyon College campus and then the Kokosing Gap Trail for 1/2 marathon runners. After the race, celebrate your accomplishment with great post-race amenities and the Earth Day Festival. For Additional information visit www.premierraces.com to register. After April 4th, register in person at the KAC from 3-6pm on Friday and Saturday, and 7:00 - 7:45am on Sunday, April 6th.