Use this Earth Day, April 22nd, as an opportunity to spread awareness around environmental sustainability, and to inspire others to stand for the healthy and thriving planet for all.
Gather your friends, family and members of your community to take part in an earth-honoring event in or around April 22nd. Here are three fun and accesible ideas you can do!
Host an Awakening the Dreamer Symposium on DVD
Show an Earth-honoring Film for Friends and Family
These are our top picks. Watch the trailers and show the one that excites you the most, or select any other earth-honoring film you are passionate about.
Top 10 Tips for Hosting an Earth Day Event
Invite friends and family by email, on Facebook or by text to get the message out as soon as possible.
When you send your invites, get everyone excited by including a short synopsis of the film you’ll be showing or the purpose of the Awakening the Dreamer Symposium! You can copy and paste some of the text above by the films.
Consider having a potluck for more time connecting with your community. A theme like whole, local foods from the Earth might be fun for this event. Popcorn is always great for movie watching, too
If you’re showing the Awakening the Dreamer DVD, make sure you order it in advance unless you’re streaming it.
Tell everyone it’s Earth Day and explain why it’s such an important time to be raising awareness around sustainability, and remembering the inherent beauty of our planet earth.
Set your living room up for the screening in advance- lay out chairs or pillows and make sure your TV or DVD player is working and everyone can see.
Download the film you’re screening with plenty of time- sometimes it can up to an hour to download.
Remind people on the day of the event.
Allow some time for discussion after the film or Symposium. Consider preparing a few general questions like, How did the film impact your feelings about your relationship with the Earth? What actions does the film inspire you to take? Did the film change your perspective on something in particular?
Don’t forget to tell us how your event went! We’d love to know what worked, what didn’t and any good tips you have. We will send an email reminder to you after you register to hold an event.
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