(Beaver Dam) Earth Day was Monday and Downtown Beaver Dam Inc. is observing occasion Saturday with a cleanup of the downtown and a tree planting. This year, a city-donated Maple tree will be planted across from the Watermark Community and Senior Center on South Center Street at 10:30am. Following the planting ceremony will be a series of presentations at the Watermark.
The first is titled “Good Backyard Practices” beginning at 11:15am. Presenter Tim Eilbes says the theme is think globally, act locally and will show citizens a few simple ways to protect the earth at low costs from their own backyard.
At 11:45am Archan Sramek is presenting “Simple Ways to Save the Earth.” She says her focus is on climate change, its effects and ways the public can change the current dilemma.
A third presentation called “Celebrate the Seasons” by Jack and Holly Bartholmai will be held at the Beaver Dam Community Library. There will also be Earth Day exhibits beginning at 10am at the Watermark.
Tyjeski Family Chiropractic will be sponsoring free paper shredding and a non-perishable food item drop off from 9am till 11:30am in the Tower parking lot. Habitat for Humanity is also sponsoring a E-cycling event for residents to drop off an unwanted or unused electronics.
Registration for the day’s events will begin at 8:30am at the Watermark. For more information visit www.bddowntown.com.