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Bellevue College to make Earth Week with fashion show, lecture series

 

Sustainability and environmental awareness will be front and center April 16-20 as Bellevue College celebrates “Earth Week” with a variety of events. Here’s what’s in store over the five days:

· A fashion show at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 19 in the cafeteria will beture outfits created from used and second-hand materials.

· A series of lectures will offered all week, including two talks by local authors David Williams, who wrote “The Street Smart Naturalist: Field Notes from Seattle"; and Kurt Hoelting, author of “The Circumference of Home: One Man's Yearlong Quest for a Radically Local Life.”

· Showings of several films about environmental issues, including “Revenge of the Electric Car” and “The Dark Side of Chocolate.”

· The third-annual BC Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 featuring a small number of vendors selling fruits, vegetables, honey and dairy products.

All events are free and open to the public and will take place on the college’s main campus, located at 3000 Landerholm Circle SE in Bellevue.

A complete schedule can be found by visiting www.bellevuecollege.edu/sustainability.

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