Earth Month at the Beach 2024

Published March 4, 2024

April is Earth Month at the Beach and we have a jam-packed calendar of events coming at you all month long! Check out the line-up of FREE events including workshops, activities, celebrations, and volunteer opportunities. We'll see you there!

For disability-related accommodations, please contact the Bob Murphy Access Center atbmac@csulb.eduor (562) 985-5401 as soon as possible. It is requested that individuals requiring sign language interpreters or alternative format materials notify BMAC at least 72 hours in advance.

once in an eclipse
Solar Eclipse Workshop
Monday, April 8th | 9:30 AM- 10:30 AM
USU 205
Hosted by: Sustain U

In this workshop, participants will learn about solar eclipses, participate in engaging activities, and deepen their understanding of this celestial phenomenon.

Open House
Open House at the Science Learning Center
Tuesday, April 9th | 11 AM-1 PM
Science Learning Center
Hosted by: Science Learning Center

Visit the Science Learning Center to explore science exhibits, student projects, and fun activities that showcase sustainability in science education.

Trash Talkers flyer with trash cans
Trash Talkers
Wednesday, April 10th & 17th | 12 - 1 pm
USU 2nd floor West Patio
Hosted by: Sustain U

At Trash Talkers, participants will learn proper waste disposal practices through fun activities and interactive learning.



Zoos and Sanctuaries Workshop
Wednesday, April 10th| 2 - 3 pm
USU 205
Hosted by: Sustain U

In this workshop, participants will explore and understand the key differences between zoos and sanctuaries, their respective missions, and the role each plays in wildlife conservation.

Sustain U outreach meetings
Sustain U Outreach Meeting
Thursday, April 11th| 12 - 1 pm
USU 2nd floor West Patio
Hosted by: Sustain U

At Sustain U’s outreach meetings, students are invited to share their valuable input and ideas, helping to shape the future of our events and create a vibrant community.

from scraps to sprouts
Scraps to Sprouts
Monday, April 15th| 1 PM - 2 PM
East Friendship Walk
Hosted by: Sustain U

Participants will learn the art of regrowing fresh and delicious vegetables from kitchen scraps, turning their kitchen into a thriving garden!

Clearing the air
Clear the Air
Tuesday, April 16th | 12pm-3pm
Maxon Plaza
Hosted by: Student Health and Wellness

In collaboration with Long Beach Health and Human Services Department, Student Health Services is hosting this event featuring tobacco education and prevention resources from campus and community partners. Information about tobacco product waste and free quit smoking services will be made available.

pass the plate paneer butter masala
Pass the Plate: Paneer Butter Masala
Wednesday, April 17th | 2 PM- 3 PM
ASI Beach Kitchen
Hosted by: Sustain U

In this hands-on cooking workshop, participants will be guided through the art of crafting delicious Paneer Butter Masala, revealing the secrets to mastering this classic Indian dish.

Flyer with green landscape and white clouds that has text saying " 2024 Green Generation Showcase"
Green Generation Showcase
Thursday, April 18th | 4 PM- 7 PM
Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
Hosted by: Office of Sustainability, President's Commission on Sustainability, Port of Long Beach, and Edison International

This lively event that has been going strong for more than a decade brings together student, faculty, staff, and Long Beach community sustainability leaders for a fun evening of mingling, music, and food at the beautiful Earl B. Miller Japanese Garden.Connect with sustainability-minded student clubs, local environmental organizations, and Long Beach-based green businesses, and then check out the highlight of the event: the Sustainability Project Showcase, a presentation of student and faculty research, creative and technical projects that explore a wide variety of sustainability topics and solutions.

Earth day flyer with the earth in the background
Beach Clean-up
Saturday, April 20th | 9 AM- 11 AM
Belmont Shores
Hosted by: College of Business, Alumni, League of Women Voters, Senator Lena A. Gonzales, Council member Kristina Duggan, California Resources Corporation

Celebrate Earth Month by helping to clean up a local beach and learning about the value of civic engagement in your community! Snacks will be provided to volunteers.

cleaning supplies
Natural Cleaning Supplies
Monday, April 22nd | 1 PM-2 PM
USU 205
Hosted by: Sustain U

In this workshop, participants will discover sustainable alternatives to learn the art of crafting natural cleaning supplies to create effective and eco-friendly solutions for a cleaner, healthier home.

powering our future
Powering our Future
Wednesday, April 24th | 2 - 3 pm
USU 205
Hosted by: Sustain U

In this workshop, participants will explore and understand the key differences between the types of renewable energy sources, gaining valuable insights to their practical applications and fostering a deeper appreciation for sustainable and eco-friendly solutions.

sustainable grad
Designing a Sustainable Graduation
Thursday, April 25th | 11 AM - 12 PM
KIN 063
Hosted by: Sustain U and the Office of Sustainability

At this workshop, participants will get creative to craft unique and stylish eco-friendly graduation decorations.

plant a plant flyer
Thursday, April 25th | 1 PM - 2 PM
Grow Beach Garden
Hosted by: Sustain U

Participants will be able to delve into gardening basics, learning how to properly plant and take care of pre-established plants.

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