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Read on for events happening all April long, brought to you by a wide range of campus partners and student groups

Reusable Tumbler Contest

April 1st - 16th

Use your reusable tumbler at Ramekin, the Fern, or Novack cafes. Every tenth student will receive their drink for free! Dartmouth Student Government is also running a social media contest–submit your photo of your tumbler and be entered to win prizes! 

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Organized by Dartmouth Dining and Dartmouth Student Government

Dartmouth Energy Student Mixer

Tuesday, April 9th | 6:15 - 7:30pm

Irving Atrium

Join students from the Dartmouth Energy Alliance, Tuck and Thayer Energy Clubs, and Fossil Free Dartmouth for an evening of food, fun, and community! 

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Sponsored by the Irving Institute for Energy and Society

Panel: Fossil Fuels in Academia 

Wednesday, April 10th | 6:45 - 8pm

Dartmouth Hall 105

Learn more about the growing international fossil fuel disassociation movement and how academics, students, and community members are taking action to cultivate climate action from panelists Earl Hatley, Dr. Jennie Stephens, and Dr. Charis Boke.

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Organized by Fossil Free Dartmouth 

Webinars on Climate Adaptation & Mitigation

April 16th & 18th | 3PM


Join for a webinar series featuring Dr. Semra Aytur from UNH and Professor Anant Sundaram from Tuck School of Business to learn more about economic and policy strategies for addressing climate change that simultaneously improve health and well-being, especially for marginalized populations.

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Organized by the Geisel School of Medicine

Can Tik Tok Save the Planet? 

Thursday, April 18th | 5 - 6:30PM

Irving Project Hub 

Join for an exciting workshop on environmental advocacy and policymaking via social media with Doria Brown and Trash Caulin. Doria is the Energy Manager for the city of Nashua and an eco-influencer by the handle @earthstewardess, while Trash Caulin uses his platform @trashcaulin to promote eco advocacy, beach clean-ups, and ocean conservancy. 

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Organized by the Energy Justice Clinic 

Sustainability at the Hanover Springtime Spectacular!

Saturday, April 20th | 11am - 2pm

Allen Street, Hanover

Dartmouth Sustainability and Dartmouth Bikes will be tabling at the Springtime Spectacular–come for the baby goats, stay for a bike tune-up or to learn more about decarbonization at Dartmouth!

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Sponsored by Hanover Parks and Recreation

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Common Ground Film Screening 

Sunday, April 21st | 4 - 6PM

Loew Auditorium, Visual Arts Center

This blockbuster sequel to "Kiss the Ground" emphasizes the need to face the reality of our food systems and how profits and power are the driving force behind them.


Free and unticketed. Discussion with Jack Walker from the Dartmouth Organic Farm follows the film.

Organized by the Hopkins Center for the Arts, featuring Dartmouth Sustainability

Fossil Free Festival

April 22nd | 5 - 7PM

The Green

The Fossil Free Festival is a celebration of our collective dedication to a sustainable and just future via art, music, and activism. From Fossil Free Dartmouth: "this festival is an opportunity to come together as a community and emphasize the intersectional impacts of climate change and demand Dartmouth disassociate from fossil fuels."

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Sponsored by Fossil Free Dartmouth and the Dartmouth Energy Alliance

Celebrating Dartmouth's Climate Commitment

Tuesday, April 23rd | 5-6:30pm 

Collis Common Ground

This Earth Day, we're gathering to celebrate climate action at Dartmouth. After updates from senior leaders on the rollout of Dartmouth's climate plan, several Dartmouth faculty and students will share why they're excited about the future of climate action and study at Dartmouth. 

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Sponsored by Campus Services and Dartmouth Sustainability

Mindful Lunches in '53 Commons

April 23rd - 25th | 11:30 - 12:30 PM

Paganucci Lounge, '53 Commons

Bring your lunch and enjoy a mindful meal alongside the visiting monastic Dharma teachers in the Plum Village tradition as we continue the mindful lunch tradition as a Dartmouth community, honoring the ingredients on our plates and deepening our bodies’ relationship with food.

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Sponsored by the Student Wellness Center and Dartmouth Dining

Workshop on Climate Communication

April 25th | 3:00 PM

Vail Room 710

Dr. Susanne Moser will lead an engaging workshop to practice climate and communication skills. Space is limited, so sign up below! 

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Sponsored by Geisel School of Medicine

Climate Action & Mindfulness Dharma Talk

Thursday, April 25th | 4:30-5:30pm

Spanos Auditorium, Cummings 100

How can we live a meaningful life, in touch with ourselves and with Mother Earth? How can we learn to respond with intelligence and compassion to the increasingly challenging situations that come our way, personally and collectively?

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Sponsored by DIAD, Student Wellness Center, Geisel School of Medicine, & Dartmouth Sustainability

Walking Meditation: Energizing Ourselves & Campus 

Thursday, April 25th | 5:45 - 6:15pm

Meet in the lobby of ECSC

Join the Deer Park monastics for a mindful walk in community through the ECSC's state-of-the-art energy infrastructure, where we increase our awareness of the innovative green technology that keeps the internal environment of the ECSC comfortable.

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Sponsored by DIAD, Student Wellness Center, Geisel School of Medicine, & Dartmouth Sustainability

Ong Lab Bayberry Volunteer Planting

Sunday, April 258th | 3 - 5:30pm


Join members of the Ong Agroforestry Lab to help plant northern bayberry, a native nitrogen fixer, in their agroforestry plots! Rides to and from the O-Farm will be provided, and no experience is necessary

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Sponsored by Ong Agroforestry Lab and the O-Farm

ECSC Eco-Social  & Eco-Fashion Show

Saturday, May 11th | 5 - 8pm

ECSC Atrium & Classroom

As part of EcoCollab: Making Meaning, ECSC Late-Night is a campus-wide social event that will include a sustainable fashion show, hands-on upcycling activities, climate-focused viewings, food and mocktails, a wide variety of games, and much more.

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Sponsored by DIAD, Cable Makerspace, Dartmouth Sustainability, Centers Forum, and the Leslie Center for the Humanities

If you want your event featured in the 2024 Earth Month Calendar, please submit your information here!

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