The fourth Tuesday of the month
Future dates: April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, August 28, Sept. 25
Wildwood Branch, Washington County Library, 763 Stillwater Rd.
Curious people ages 9 to 99 are invited to join friends and neighbors for monthly TEDTalks scheduled on the fourth Tuesday of the month. View and discuss a TEDTalk with others at this free monthly event. While the topic for March has been selected, forthcoming talks will be chosen based on suggestions from attendees.
March 27 - Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from? Do good ideas require eureka moments? Maybe not. In this TEDTalk, author Steven Johnson explores the origin of innovative thought, from London coffeehouses to today’s technologies, and offers advice for those looking to bring more novel thinking into their own lives.
RSVP encouraged but not required: .
R.I.T.E. of Spring
Saturday, April 28, 10 AM-1 PM
District Education Center
This spring festival will celebrate sustainability while featuring fun and interactive activities such as making homemade soaps, making “bee bombs” to help pollinators while playing with clay, constructing pinwheels that spin in the wind, and hanging out with TOLBY the dancing light bulb who poses great in pictures! This event offers a fun way to engage your young ones around an Earth Day theme.
Washington County will be collecting used electronics and household/hazardous waste as well.
Washington County will be on site for FREE recycling from 8 AM-2 PM. Items accepted include:
•Household items: Mercury thermometers & thermostats, fluorescent bulbs, household cleaners, sharps, syringes and used epi-pens, computers and monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, printers fax machines, TVs, DVD and VCR players and cell phones.
•Home improvement: latex/oil paint and stain, paint remover/thinner
•Automotive and recreation: anti-freeze, used motor oil and filters, propane tanks, rechargeable batteries
•Yard and Garden: insect/roach/ant killer, fertilizers/herbicides