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The Park Forest Environment Commission celebrates Earth Week with the following events:
Recycled Art ExhibitionTuesdays from 10 - 3, Wednesdays from 12 - 4, Fridays from 1:30 - 4, and Saturdays from 1 - 4Being held in conjunction with Park Forest Environment CommissionSalon Artists Gallery | 294 Main St.
Arbor Day Celebration, 10 a.m. - noonReceive a free tree from the Garden Club of Park ForestCrafts for all agesPark Forest Public Library | 400 Lakewood Blvd.
Tom Neilson Concert, 1 p.m.Love and the EnvironmentPark Forest Public Library | 400 Lakewood Blvd.
Tom Neilson Sunday Service, 10 a.m.Unitarian Universalist Community Church | 70 Sycamore Dr.
AARP Meeting, 1 p.m.What Park Forest is doing to advance sustainability presented by Park Forest Recreation and Parks Director Rob GuntherShirley Green Senior Center | 297 Liberty Dr.Peace Service at the Peace Pole, 6 p.m.Park Forest Police Department | 200 Lakewood Blvd.
What Does Our Energy Future Look Like, 7 p.m. presented by Jeff GreenUnitarian Universalist Community Church | 70 Sycamore Dr.
Prayers for Living at Peace with our Environment, 7 p.m.St. Irenaeus Community Garden | 78 Cherry St. (in case of rain event to move indoors)
Nutrition & Exercise = Fitness After 50, 10:30 a.m.presented by Mario Koonce of Vanguard FitnessPark Forest Public Library | 400 Lakewood Blvd.
Urban Homesteading & Self Sustainable Living, 7 p.m.Park Forest Public Library | 400 Lakewood Blvd.
Tom Neilson Concert, 12 - 1 p.m.Peace Is An Environmental IssueGovernors State University, Room F16221 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484
Free gardening class, 10:30 a.m.Class covers basic beginning gardeningWetlands Discovery Center | 30 N. Orchard Dr.
Earth Day Sculpture Walk, 12 p.m.Governors State University | 1 University Parkway, U.P. Meet at main entrance
Earth Day at Thorn Creek, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.Thorn Creek Nature Center | 247 Monee Rd.
Earth Day Closing Ceremony, 7 - 8 p.m.Refreshments provided. Peace Dove Raffle DrawingSalon Artists Gallery | 294 Main St.
Raffle tickets sold at each event to win a Pat Moore original art piece. All proceeds benefit the Thorn Creek Nature Center.