Folsom Lake College celebrates Earth Week

By From page B5 | April 12, 2013

Folsom Lake College celebrates Earth Week from Monday, April 15 to Friday, April 19 with a wide variety of free activities, sponsored in part by the college’s Eco Club, El Dorado Center Student Activities Club, and Associated Student Organization, along with select local businesses and many faculty and staff volunteers.

The community is invited to participate in these events, which will be held at the college’s main campus, 10 College Parkway in Folsom, and the El Dorado Center, 6699 Campus Drive in Placerville.

Events include speakers, films and discussions on various environmental themes including food and water issues, climate change, wildlife and ecology, alternative transportation and energy systems, and a general celebration of this amazing planet.

There will be a Green Machine Fair on Wednesday, April 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Folsom campus with music, games and vendors.

Wednesday is also “Bike to School Day” at Folsom Lake College.

The El Dorado Center will feature an “Earth Day on the Green” event on Thursday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with music, games, food and a farmers market.

For the most up-to-date listing of event times, dates and locations go to

For more information on Earth Week contact Biology Professor Dr. Steve Holzberg at [email protected]

Entrance to all events is free (a daily parking pass can be purchased for $1). Maps to the campuses can be found at — just click on “Maps” at the top of the home page and then either “Main Folsom Campus” or “El Dorado Center.”

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