May 6th, 2015
The activities will be indoors at the Rhoades Science Center.
This year’s Earth Day Festival is being held in conjunction to a spring VCSU’s 125th
Celebration and features a host of activities including, music, vendors and artisans, activities and games – all fun for the whole family.
Guests at the Festival will be able to see the new and renovated LEED certified Rhoades Science Center. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
) is a rating system that measures the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings, homes and neighborhoods. LEED was developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC
) to guide the building industry and provide standards for sustainability for a variety of building projects.
Ongoing Events: VCSU 125th Anniversary Exhibit in Allen Memorial Library, appearance by the VCSU Viking Mascot
- 5:00 p.m.
Kids activities table opens
Selfie photo booth opens
- 5:30 p.m.
Food service begins
Music (Tyler Manske; Brad Mills and Rocky Seefried) begins
- 6:00 p.m.
Over-18 digital scavenger hunt begins
Planetarium show: "The Night Sky"
- 6:30 p.m.
Tours of LEED-certified Rhoades Science Center
- 6:45 p.m.
Planetarium show: "Target Earth"
- 7:00 p.m.
Music finale: VCSU Jazz Ensemble
The hike and Star Party are cancelled because of the expected rain.