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Earth Day Kickoff March & Party

What Is It?

The Earth Day Kickoff is a march followed by a social, intended to promote awareness of the current climate crisis our planet faces, start discussions and build a community of supporters of environmentally-friendly actions and policies, and educate participants in ways to incorporate sustainability into day-to-day life.


The event consists of several components:

  • A poster-making session for the march

  • A "March for the Planet" around Purdue University

  • A social "party" following the march, including activities such as a student-built sustainability-themed escape room, succulent-planting, vegan food, and videos/board games

When Is It?

The Spring 2021 Earth Day Kickoff will be: TBD at 5:30 pm

The march will begin at the Engineering Fountain at 5:30 pm, and will lead to TBD, where the rest of the event (succulent-planting, escape room, food, etc.) will be held.

How Can I Get Involved?

All Purdue students and Lafayette/West Lafayette community members are invited to attend the march and party!


We encourage everyone to get involved in the festivities!  The poster-making session, march, and party are open to the public, no RSVP required -- check our Calendar to see when each event will be.


If you would like to help plan the event, come to a BGI meeting!  If you are a student organization or community organization who would like to host an activity or contribute in another way to the march and/or party, please Contact Us so we can discuss further.

All activities are free for Purdue students.  If you are not a student, we simply ask that if you attend the party, you bring $2 to donate to the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Pictures of the Earth Day Kickoff

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