Don’t miss these eco-events
I am amazed at all of the great eco-friendly events taking place in and around our county. Delaware is hopping with educational and family-friendly happenings. Here is a snapshot of some local events coming up that you might want to consider attending:
• MORPC, the City of Upper Arlington and Scotts Miracle-Gro will host a compost bin and rain barrel truckload sale. Among the deals are $100-valued Earth Machine compost bins on sale for $45 and $120-valued Systern rain barrels on sale for $55. These items will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 5, in the parking lot of Scotts Miracle-Gro, Office Lot, 14111 Scottslawn Road, Marysville, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in the parking lot of Sunny 95 Park, 4395 Carriage Hill Lane, Upper Arlington. Check, Visa and Mastercard are accepted.
• “All of the Above: Exploring Alternative Energy,” as part of the Delaware Energy Awareness Series, will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m. in the Bayley Room of Ohio Wesleyan University’s Beeghly Library, 43 Rowland Ave. More information is available at sustainabledelawareohio.org.
• Stratford Ecological Center will host the class “Spring Soap Making with Paul Sandstrom, Saponifier” from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 10. Stratford Ecological Center is located at 3083 Liberty Road. The class is $30 per person and is limited to 12 people. For more information or to register, call 740–363-2548 or email email@example.com.
• An appliance and computer recycling drop-off and document shredding event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12, at Sims Brothers Recycling, 65 London Road, Delaware. For more information about recycling and litter prevention in Delaware County, contact the Keep Delaware County Beautiful coordinator at 740–203-2076 or visit delawarehealth.org.
• The Community Garden Program Series program, “Food Pantries: What Produce Do They Need and How Can We Help?” will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the community room of the YMCA, 1121 S. Houk Road, Delaware. Visit delaware.osu.edu or call 740–833-2030 for more information.
Enjoy the spring!
Tuesday Trippier lives in Delaware, is a writer, a mother of four, and has a special interest in learning and writing about green living.