April 22, 1999

Corner of Hickory and Avenue C


Environmental Fair Begins - 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Booths, door prizes, free food and drinks

UNT Recycling Drive - 2:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Recycle paper, glass, aluminum, textiles

Sky Theater - Every half hour starting at 2:30 p.m.

10 minute planetarium show titled "Earth Date"

Children's Activities - 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Kids can participate in a variety of hands-on games and crafts

Dunking Booth - 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Front of Building

For $1 you can have three chances at getting someone absolutely soaked

Duck Races - Every 45 minutes starting at 3:30 p.m. by the Back Pond

For 50 cents try and win a cool science kit (for big and little kids)

Parrot Shows - 3:00, 4:00, 5:00 p.m. in Room 130

The Rainforest Cafe presents their colorful and talented parrots

Sounds of Australian Outback - 4:00 p.m.

Hear nature-like sound from the didgeridoo (yep, it's an instrument)

Water Quality Sampling Demo - 4:00, 5:00, 6:00 p.m. by the Front Pond

Learn how environmentalists determine what's in our water

Mean Green Physics Demo Team - 4:30 p.m.

Watch fascinating demonstrations like the Seat of Nails

UNT Trombone Choir - 5:00 to 5:30 p.m.

"Welcome to Earth Day" - 5:30 p.m.


  • Introduction of Astronaut Mario Runco, Jr.
  • Environmentally "sound" guitar by Pete Gunter
  • Message from Mayor of Denton Jack Miller
  • Message from Ken Dickson, Director of UNT Institute of Applied Sciences
  • Tom Waller, UNT professor, explores the history of Earth Day

Astronaut Runco Show - 6:15 p.m.

Join Astronaut Mario Runco, Jr. in a discussion about the mysteries of our solar system

Denton Band, Abner Doubleday - 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

End the evening with Denton's own pop/country band with
musical influences that range from the Beatles to Buddy Holly

Along with these scheduled events will be plenty more fun:

"Wings on Eagles" Exhibit · Sidewalk Astronomers
Hybrid Toyota Car · Solar Car · CoolN2Car · Electric Bicycle
Clown · Environmental Mascots · Environmental Art · Indian Dancer
The Beauty of Nature Interactive Exhibit

Earth Day Celebration

 Earth Week Calendar

Send corrections to Kimberly Vetter at (940) 369-7576 or e-mail her at mkv0001@jove.acs.unt.edu.