Student group celebrates Earth Day with free concert, workshops | Environment
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - The Concept Zero student group at West Kentucky Community and Technical College will be co-sponsoring a free concert on April 20 to celebrate Earth Day.
The concert is open to the public and will feature live music, poetry readings and guest speakers who will discuss various environmental issues. Musical guests are Kelsey Waldon, Kryptonite Puss, Barney Bush, Common Ground, Black and to the Left, Andrew Cummins and Friends, Hendron, Oh YeahDakota, Thick as Thieves, and Daniel Bailey. Krishna Mehta will share her poetry during the event.
Various workshops and vendors will be available during the event including how to save money by making homemade detergent, an heirloom plant sale, and the many uses for cloth,
The Animal Respect Foundation, the WKCTC pet lover's club, will be collecting dog and cat food to donate to area shelters; the Kentucky Resources Foundation will be holding a rally for clean water, which will include information, petitions, and a giant two-story duck; Heath Health foods will be sharing information about their healing harvest baskets and healthy nutrition; and the McCracken County Extension office will have information about plants, sustainable gardening, and the services they provide to the community.
There will be food and drinks available. All proceeds from concert concession sales will be used to support GPS Recycling and the Concept Zero student group. The concert is scheduled for Friday, April 20 at Carson Park from 2 to 10 p.m. rain or shine.
GPS RecycleNow, Dream Green, Heath Health Foods. Dogwood Farms, Goldrush Café and Catering, and Montgomery Gardens are also co-sponsors for the concert.
Several events will also be held on the WKCTC campus April 16-21 to celebrate Earth Day. Events include battery and paper and plastic recycling, solar energy presentations, and a field trip for WKCTC students to Bell Springs in Shawnee National Park.
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