Earth Day | SCC

Earth Day

Recognizing our place on the planet!

SCC is the center of the celebration on Sunday, April 28, from 1:00 - 4:30 p.m. There will be food vendors, tons of exhibits, raptors, reptiles and many other animals! Also, rainbarrel giveaways will be going on throughout the day!

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Make plans to enjoy the fun and enjoy the activities:

  • FREE Rain Barrel Raffle!
    • Rain Barrels Painted by:
      • Multicultural club
      • Cosmetology
      • PTA
      • SGA
      • PTK
      • Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honors Society)
      • Surgical Technology
      • Upward bound 
  • Announcements for 'Dawn & Dusk' photo contest winners and rain barrel raffle winners
  • Study the Diet of Owls
  • Earth Day T-shirt sales
  • Waste Management in Landfills & Recycling
  • Registration and FREE bags to carry your goodies!
  • Natural Disasters- See the effects of volcanos, tornadoes, erosion and more
  • Butterfly Release at 4:30 PM in the Pollinator Garden (weather permitting)
  • Life cycle of the butterfly- Live butterflies
  • Explorations in Biology
  • Liberty Nature Center Live Birds of Prey
  • Friends of Saltpeter Cave
  • Passive Solar/Whole House Water Collection
  • Watershed Watch in Kentucky
  • Introduction to Paddlefish – Live paddlefish!
  • Tree giveaway by Kentucky Department of Forestry and US Forest Service
  • Rx drop off - UK County Extension
  • Custom Packed Certified Organic Farm Shares
  • Humane Society Pet Education
  • Global Warming: It’s Real
  • Sustainability, Global Security, and Social Justice
  • Save the Bees- Wildflower seed giveaway
  • Demonstration Hive
  • Making Yarn with Angora Rabbit Wool
  • Hybrid Toyota Prius demonstration
  • SCC Admissions & Program Information
  • Backyard Conservation
  • Solar Power, Renewable Energy
  • Ice Cream truck
  • Sustainable Chickens
  • Mobile Butcher
  • Flint Knapping
  • Restoration of the American Chesnut
  • Seed Activity
  • Somerset Farmers Market
  • E-Waste
  • Captivating Creatures-Live Reptiles 

Exhibits are still being added! Find the 2019 Earth Day event on our Facebook page to stay up-to-date on the latest additions! You won't want to miss this fun event!