April 19, 2012
Mount Saint Mary College’s MAGIC student club (Mount Alliance
for Green Initiatives on Campus) will host an Earth Day carnival,
Saturday, April 21 from 12 to 5 pm. The public is invited.
The event will be held on the field in front of Guzman Hall, on
campus at 330 Powell Avenue, Newburgh, NY (rain site: Kaplan
Activities for all ages include an ecology jeopardy-style game,
recycling sorting game, ping pong pyramid, and a ball tossing
There will also be crafts such as wallet-making, basket making,
tie-dyeing, and jewelry/key chain making from beads made from
Admission, which includes raffle and activity/refreshment
tickets, is $10 for adults, $5 for children under 12. Tee shirts
for tie-dye are available for $5, or guests can bring their own tee
shirt to tie-dye.
Funds raised from this event will help establish a memorial
garden on campus for the late English professor, Virginia
MAGIC allows Mount students to work collaboratively with peers,
staff, faculty, and Bishop Dunn Memorial School to raise awareness
about the environment, promote recycling, and create habits that
will conserve energy and promote a “GO GREEN” agenda. Margaret
Larrousse, assistant professor of mathematics, science and
technology, is the club advisor.
For information, contact Alexandra Rothaus, vice president of
MAGIC and a biology major from Milford, PA, at firstname.lastname@example.org or