CHICAGO HEIGHTS–(ENEWSPF)–April 7, 2016. In recognition of Earth Day 2016, the Sustainability Center at Prairie State College (PSC) is hosting a special event for kids, “[email protected] Go Green!”
The Saturday, April 30 event is scheduled from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Matteson Area Center (MAC) at 4821 Southwick Dr. All activities are free and open to children ages four to 13.
Participating students will experience hands-on activities, science experiments and art projects to take home, as well as a special visit from the Matteson Fire Department. The day’s activities will highlight the themes from the [email protected] summer program, which is scheduled at the MAC from June 20 through July 28.
To register for the “[email protected] Go Green!” event, call (708) 709-3750 or email [email protected], and include the child’s name and age. Multiple children can be registered in one email. For more information about the PSC [email protected] summer program, visit prairiestate.edu/kids.
PSC is committed to improving and protecting the environment while promoting fiscal and social responsibility. Through the Sustainability Center, the college seeks to help students understand the pressures facing the local and global environment and to increase their awareness of the importance of the “green economy,” as well provide the skills and knowledge they will need to address the social and environmental issues that are important to the community and to support public policies that will contribute to an excellent quality of life both now and in the future. For more information about the sustainability efforts at PSC or this year’s Earth Month activities, contact Allessandra Kummelehne, sustainability coordinator, at [email protected].