TCC to celebrate Earth Day with activities for students, community

Continuing its commitment to serving students and the community, Tarrant County College will host a variety of activities to mark Earth Day, a worldwide event celebrated on April 22.

TCC Northwest is sponsoring the Earth Day Art + Photo Contest in honor of Earth Day. Submit nature-related works into one of four categories: animals, landscapes, plants and miscellaneous. The deadline for entry is April 21, with winners being announced the following day. All submissions will be displayed in a gallery hosted by TCC Libraries.  Submit your entry today.

The Phi Theta Kappa chapter at TCC South (5301 Campus Dr., Fort Worth) will celebrate Earth Day by planting four trees to help beautify the campus and help the environment. The event will take place Wednesday, April 22, from 1 to 1:15 p.m. in front of the Communications Learning Center (SCLC), which is right next to the campus library. Representatives from multiple student organizations are expected to attend.

On April 22, join Chef Alison Hodges from TCC Southeast’s Culinary Program for a demonstration on how to make tasty Earth Cookies, an activity designed for the entire family.  This virtual event is Thursday, April 22, from 11 to 11:30 a.m.  Join this event online.

Celebrate Earth Day by listening to Keep Fort Worth Beautiful discuss the local community and how people can make a difference.  Keep Fort Worth Beautiful, an award-winning affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, encourages residents, businesses and visitors to help prevent litter and make a difference in the community as a volunteer. This virtual event is Thursday, April 22, from 11:30 am to noon. Join this event online.

In honor of Earth Day, TCC will host the City of Arlington’s presentation on stormwater pollution and the city’s role in keeping it clean. Stormwater is any unfiltered water runoff that reaches creeks, streams, lakes, estuaries and oceans by flowing across impervious surfaces like roads, parking lots, driveways and roof tops. This presentation is Thursday, April 22, from 1 to 2 p.m. Join this event online.

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