April 12, 2022
A free outdoor concert from noon to 8 p.m. on April 22 at Northwestern Michigan College will kick off a week of events celebrating Earth Day on campus. The concert will take place under a tent outside the NMC Innovation Center. Performances will be Silver Creek Revival, The Lofteez, Stonefolk, Jimmy Olson and Friends, Avid Kain, Skylea with David Chown and headliners Erin Zindle and the Ragbirds. Sound, production, and planning are provided by students from the NMC Audio Tech Program, NMC Student Life, and NMC Student Government. During the debates, presentations and information by groups such as NMC Water Studies, NMC Green Team and FLOW will be on hand; Electronic waste recycling bins will also be available for electronics and related items.
Other events include: The campus cleanup will take place April 22-29. Those interested in growing their own produce can get seeds and information on April 25 from 10 a.m. to noon. Bioregional mapping will take place with author Stephanie Mills on April 26 at 5:30 p.m. The planting of native flowers will take place on April 28 from the 12th to the 3rd, while the outdoor restorative yoga will highlight on April 29, starting at noon. All take place or start at the Innovation Center, except Cleanup, which will be headquartered at the Student Success Center in the Osterlin Building. For more information, contact Katy Knight at 231-715-8171; for more information on the concert, contact Patrick Niemisto at 231-995-1721.