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Earth Week events set at Pacific University


Pacific University in Forest Grove is celebrating Earth Week with a packed schedule of events that are open to the public.

n There will be a vegan bake sale in the University Center 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

n There will be a talk about natural medicine on the University Center patio Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Learn about indigenous natural medicines used by local native people.

n Speaker David Montgomery will present “Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations,” Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Taylor Auditorium in Marsh Hall. Montgomery, a professor at University of Washington and three-time Washington State Book Award winner, will explore ecological systems and human societies and how they react with climate, tectonics and corrosion on the topography of Earth and Mars.

n Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be a Stuff Swap on the University Center patio. Bring unwanted but useful items for donation or to trade for something new.

n There will be a bonfire and pizza party at the B Street Farm Living Museum Friday from 3 to 8 p.m.

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