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Manteca Library celebration set for Friday
Brothers Austin, front, and Spencer Kim, back, use their little shovels and buckets to dig out some of the free compost for the new seedlings they received at the City of Manteca’s Earth Day Shred-It event on Saturday. - photo by HIME ROMERO
STOCKTON — Delta College presents Earth Day 2011 on Thursday, April 21, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Delta’s Central Quad and Danner Hall.

This year’s celebration will include exhibits, free giveaways and information booths from 25 local businesses and organizations, including: Commuter Connection, Department of Transportation, PG&E, Stockton Harvest, Defenders of Wildlife, Restore the Delta, Master Gardeners and more.

Delta’s Earth Day 2011 will feature music, guest speakers and a “poetry slam” presentation with a “green” theme. In addition, don’t miss the Fashion Department’s Recycled Fashion Show in Danner Hall, a hybrid car display, and tree planting demonstration.

Attendees can enter an iPod raffle for checking out the tables and information.

Celebrate Earth Day

at Manteca Library

The Manteca Branch Library presents Celebrate Earth Day on Friday, April 22, at 1 p.m.

Participants will enjoy books and songs, with an Earth Day theme, followed by crafts utilizing recycled materials. Continue learning about our earth and environmentally conscious choices by checking out books, reviewing online databases, and searching the Internet.

This free program is provided through the generosity of the Friends of the Manteca Library. The Manteca Branch Library is a part of the Stockton-San Joaquin County Public Library and is located at 320 W. Center St.