Campus & Community

It takes a community commitment to turn a university green

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Upcoming events

Harvard College Environmental Action Committee’s Earth Day 2007 events and entertainment for Saturday (April 21), 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Malkin Athletic Center Courtyard:

11-11:40 a.m. — performance by student band The Dharma Seals

11:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — performance by student band After Hours

12:45-1:30 p.m. — student band performance (artist TBA)

1:30-1:45 p.m. — Dean of Harvard College Benedict H. Gross to announce the closing of the Green Crimson Campaign; Green Cup Award ceremony

2-2:25 p.m. — performance by musician Toothpick

2:25-2:35 p.m. — Greenhouse Gas/Energy Task Force current progress presentation

2:35-3 p.m.— second set by Toothpick

Additionally, the Harvard Museum of Natural History (HMNH) is sponsoring “Earth Day: It’s About Ocean Life, Too!” — a fun and educational family program — with George Buckley, co-director of Harvard Extension School’s environmental management program, on Sunday (April 22) at 2 p.m.

HMNH will offer free admission from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 22 as part of the Cambridge Science Festival and Earth Day. Buckley will share actual specimens from his world travels and discuss the fascinating ways in which animals like horseshoe crabs, Pacific cone snails, and coral reef sponges are now being used in lifesaving biomedical tests.

For more information on this and other upcoming events at the museum, visit