Trust encourages earth month challegnes

| 17/04/2014

(CNS): The National Trust is hosting a number of events this month including Dress Down days, Easter at Mission House and a Dark Sky Initiative with the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society and the University College of the Cayman Islands. Selling. “Protect our Paradise” t-shirts for schools and cooperation dress down days are available from the National Trust for CI$15 for adults and CI$10 for kids. The trust is encouraging people to get involved in an Earth Month Challenge while enjoying Cayamn's natural beauty and post it to Facebook Participants are challenged to take part in a range of outdoor activities such as tours, eating traditional food, recycling, reducing carbon footprints or planting a tree.

The public is asked to  change social media profile photos to the National Trust’s “Protect our Paradise” icon and take pictures of Earth Month Challenges  labeled with the hashtag #ProtectourParadise.

On Saturday, 19 April the Trust celebrates Easter at Mission House. Parents are invited to drop off their “little bunnies” to the National Trust office where they will be bused to Mission House for a Peter Rabbit themed morning or afternoon of fun activities including crafts, Easter obstacle course, grow your own carrots and stories from the Beatrix Potter collection. Costs is CI $25 per bunny.
Reach for the stars with the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society and UCCI. Help protect our natural light by joining the National Trust at the Dr.Wm Hrudey Observatory on Friday, April 25th at 7pm for live viewing of Saturn and Mars which will be streamed to an Internet meeting of several Astronomy Societies in the North and South Americas along with a lecture on Dark Skies in Cayman at 8pm. Adults are CI$15 and Kids are CI$10. Proceeds raised will go to the National Trust, the Cayman Islands Astronomical Society (CIAS) and the observatory.

Lastly, learn to cook like a local at a Traditional Cooking Class being held in conjunction with the Catboat Club on 30 April. 

For further information on Earth Day activities please visit or contact or call 749-1121.

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