Wednesday, April 16, 2008

“Easy To Be Green” set for Saturday, April 19 with Port Discover’s Junior Volunteers

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft
Phone: 252-335-3844

“Easy To Be Green” set for Saturday, April 19 with Port Discover’s Junior Volunteers

Elizabeth City, NC — Find out how it is “Easy To Be Green,” on Saturday, April 19, at Port Discover. Join the Port Discover Junior Volunteers for a day of hands-on-activities. What can you make out of dryer lint? Can you make a rocket out of recyclables? What is the best way to compost? Try your hand at making plant pots out of newspaper. With Port Discover’s Junior Volunteers as your guides, play Green games, take Earth Day quizzes, and learn how it’s “Easy to be Green.” “Easy to be Green” programs are ongoing from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. No reservations needed.

Port Discover’s Junior Volunteers are youth volunteers who are trained to assist Port Discover’s educators develop and present Port Discover’s hands-on science programs. Junior volunteers must apply and be accepted into the program and include both middle and high school students.

Port Discover is located at 613 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover’s hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit

Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.

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