Kalamazoo Climate Crisis Coalition (KCCC)

Second Anniversary Celebration Picnic

Saturday July 10, 11:00am-1:00pm

Kalamazoo Nature Center (KNC), Camp Barn 

 

All are welcome to reflect, share, connect, enjoy great food, music, and fun! RSVP HERE. This outdoor, in-person event will focus on building relationships and supporting collective action to address the climate crisis. Please use this form to: 1) RSVP, request a table, request time to share brief remarks, volunteer your musical talents, and 2) share your personal or affiliated group(s) goals, needs, and interests, and your preferences for future KCCC programming and meeting frequency. 

 

Zooroona will provide a vegan lunch. This is a pack it in, pack it out, zero-waste event. Please bring your own lawn chair/blanket, water/drinks, plate, utensils, and napkins (a limited amount of these items will be provided for those unable to bring their own). Let KNC welcome staff know you are there for the KCCC celebration to receive free admission and follow signs for camp entrance and camp parking lot.  Masks are not required for outdoor events at this time, but stay tuned for updated guidance in case weather necessitates a move to inside the Camp Barn. For more information or questions contact Denise Keele.   

 

Program: 

9:00am - Come early and hike!* 

10:30am - Arrival Time for Tabling Set-Up

11:00am - Wander, Connect & Visit Tables

11:30am - Formal Program

    Welcome by KNC 

    Recognition of Logo Creator  

    Coordinating and Communications Committee Remarks  

    Affiliate and Individual Remarks 

12:30pm - Picnic – Let’s Eat!

    Wander, Connect & Visit Tables

2:00pm - Final Call to Take Down Tabling/Clean Up

    Stay late and hike!*

 

*The Fern Valley Trail, from the celebration site, takes you through a climate resilient sugar bush planting and loops around through a forested valley. Connect from Fern Valley to the Beech Maple Trail down to the Kalamazoo River for a longer hike if you wish or loop through the sunny prairie or blooming arboretum.