BN GREEN EVENTS is a free community calendar provided by the Ecology Action Center to promote environmental classes, workshops, presentations, and more within the the Bloomington-Normal area.  Submit your event using the public submission form.  Inclusion of events within the BN Green Events Calendar does not constitute endorsement by the Ecology Action Center.

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February 2019

Beekeeping 101

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ASMARK Center, 14171 Carole Drive
Bloomington, IL 61705
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Beginner Beekeeping Workshop Interested in beekeeping? Join this class and learn how to manage your hive and harvest honey, use tools and equipment, promote bee health, proper seasonal care, and mentoring.  Lunch is provided and there are door prizes and a chance to win a complete hive! This class is presented by the Central Illinois Beekeepers Association, and costs $100 (members) or $115 (non-members), and includes lunch, a smoker, hive tool, book, drawing, and CIBA membership.  Additional family members can…

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Community Solar Array Launch Party at Stave!

February 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stave Wine Bar and Market, 111 W North Street
Normal, IL 61761 United States
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Support the Ecology Action Center and sign up for your own clean, renewable solar energy supply at an affordable rate! The Ecology Action Center is partnering with StraightUp Solar to promote their Community Solar Array. Community solar is a great way for Ameren customers, who cannot have or do not want a solar array on their own property, to access clean, low cost energy from the sun. StraightUp Solar is offering subscriptions to their ShineMine(™) community solar arrays, to be built this year.…

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March 2019

Home, Lawn, and Garden Day

March 2 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Central Catholic High School, 1201 Airport Road
Bloomington, IL United States
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Home, Lawn and Garden Day welcomes spring with a variety of gardening topics! Your $50 Registration fee includes: Keynote speaker, Jack Barnwell, a landscape contractor, author, and award-winning garden designer based on Mackinac Island, Michigan, will share the best techniques for design, plant selection, and maintenance practices that create stunning displays of color and form, while minimizing care so that anyone can handle it! Morning Session with Dr. David Kopsell will inspires us all with "Landscape Design Tips, Techniques and…

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