California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) will unite several campus and community eco-entities to host Green Generation: A Campus and Community Mixer from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 18, in the campus’ Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden.
The free event is co-sponsored by CSULB’s Environmental Science and Policy Club, Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden and Sustainability Task Force and will kickoff the city’s Earth Week celebrations, highlighting university and community environmental advancements.
The program features a showcase of student environmental projects from an array of backgrounds including geology, fashion, design, environmental science and biology; a keynote address by CSULB professor and wetlands biologist Christine Whitcraft; music by the Latin instrumental group Romero y Perez; appetizers provided by Whole Foods, Lazy Acres and CSULB’s Forty-Niner Shops; and a cash bar.
Organizations including Long Beach’s Office of Sustainability, Green Long Beach! plus CSULB’s Sustainability Task Force and Sustainable Transportation Program will provide information on how the city is going green. Additionally, local businesses including Theo Chocolates, Hydro Bikes, Revive Juice Bar and Pedego Electric Bikes will showcase their products, and Hudavi Wellness Spa will provide free chair massages.
Paid parking is available in Lot 16 by purchasing a permit from parking lot dispensers. For more information about the Green Generation: Campus and Community Mixer, visit www.csulbesp.blogspot.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 562/985-2169.