Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Spring Dates for Lubbock, Earth Day, Arbor Day, Rain Barrels, Local Food, and Bicyclists

Sure, it's a lazy post, but there are some great spring events listed here!

March 28, 2015
Lubbock Preparedness Fair - The annual fair is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7014 Frankford Ave.
http://lubbockonline.com/filed-online/2015-03-24/preparedness-fair-provide-emergency-readiness-help

April 22, 2015 (Wednesday)
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION Stop by the Garden & Arts Center and make some earth-friendly crafts and an Earth day pin!
All day and free!
http://www.mylubbock.us/docs/default-source/parks-rec-file-library/activity-guide.pdf?sfvrsn=8

April 22, 2015 (Wednesday)
CitiBus Ride Free Day! (to celebreate Earth Day)
http://www.mylubbock.us/docs/default-source/parks-rec-file-library/activity-guide.pdf?sfvrsn=8

April 24, 2015 (Friday)
National Arbor Day
https://www.arborday.org/celebrate/

April 25, 2015 (Saturday)
ARBORETUM PLANT SALE Annual plant sale to benefit the Arboretum and its ongoing projects. Sale features water-wise perennials, herbs and specialty plants that grow well in Lubbock. Experts on hand to answer your questions. Adults and families welcome. (6 hrs)
9am-3pm
http://www.mylubbock.us/docs/default-source/parks-rec-file-library/activity-guide.pdf?sfvrsn=8

May 1, 2015 (Friday)
The National Bike Challenge begins!!! (Woohoo!)
Learn more and sign up at https://nationalbikechallenge.org/

May 2, 2015 (Saturday)
RAIN WATER HARVESTING WORKSHOP Learn the bascis of rain water harvesting in this informative workshop! One re- cycled 50 gallon rainbarrel is included with each workshop registration. Barrels may also be purchased separately for $60 each. Call 797-4520 to register or to reserve barrels for pick up between 1 PM - 3 PM. (2 hrs)
Lubbock Memorial Arboretum
http://www.mylubbock.us/docs/default-source/parks-rec-file-library/activity-guide.pdf?sfvrsn=8

May 11-15, 2015 (Saturday)
Bike to Work Week and Bike to Work Day (May 15)
Learn more at http://bikeleague.org/content/bike-month-dates-events-0
(May is also National Bike Month.)

June 20, 2015 (Saturday)
Lubbock Downtown Farmer's Market Opening Day
http://lubbockdowntownfarmersmarket.com/file/Lubbock-Downtown-Farmers-Market-Schedule-2014.jpg

May you thrive in creating a healthier you and a healthier world!