Earth Day Events


The 25th Earth Day isn’t until Saturday, but Spokane area groups have been celebrating the anniversary with a monthlong series of events and work projects.

Trees have been planted in area parks and Save Our Wild Salmon has been going door to door to explain the plight of one of the region’s natural icons.

Upcoming activities include:

“Northwest Passage: The Great Columbia River,” a reading by William Dietrich, Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. at Auntie’s Bookstore.

Rain forest destruction, a discussion with the Rainforest Coalition, Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Spokane Falls Community College Music Auditorium.

Earth Day Celebration in Riverfront Park, Saturday, 10-a.m.-5 p.m.

Audubon Society bird-watching field trip Sunday. Info: 838-5828.

Walkin’ Jim Stoltz, folk singer, April 27, 7:30 p.m., SFCC Music Auditorium.

Endangered Species Symposium, April 29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church, 4340 Fort George Wright Drive. Info: 533-3661.

For information about other events involving such things as composting, recycling, art classes, carpooling and bicycle commuting, call the Earth Hotline, 456-3834. or Madonna Luers, 456-4073. xxxx Boat buyer’s guide Before you shop, get a free copy of “Guide to Buying and Selling a Boat,” from Boat/USA, Consumer Affairs, 880 S. Pickett, Alexandria, Va., telephone (703) 461-2864.

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