Calendar of Events/Deadlines

Breathe Better (Anti-Idling) Enroll now for the 2018-2019 school year to minimize idling at your school: Note: Schools need to re-enroll each school year. Contact:  Amy Curran or Adey Olatosi <>  Also ask about the Air Quality Flag Program.



Monday, October 22nd Deadline: Childrens Book Contest hosted by PalmettoPride. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, October 24th: Midlands Green Steps Award, Training and Update Session. This is going to be held at the NEW Palmetto Experience (300 Candi Lane, by the Zoo) 4pm to 5:00pm. RSVP to Jane Hiller. This is the rescheduled date from the one that was canceled September 12th due to weather.

October 31st Deadline to submit entries for the Midlands’ America Recycles Day “Rethink Contest”: Students K-12 are encouraged to research local species of owls then upcycle cardboard to make their favorite owl. Send up to 3 entries per school including pictures and student research to Jane Hiller. Up to 30 participants will be invited to compete for a $100 cash prize at Riverbanks Zoo on Saturday, November 17th. 


Thursday, November 1st: 4-5:30pm “Soil Science and Classroom and School Garden Composting” at H.E. Corley Elementary School (1500 Chadford Rd, Irmo) RSVP to Jane Hiller by October 29th.

Wednesday, November 7th: Horry County Green Steps Award, Training and Update Session. Lakewood Elementary (1675 Hwy 396 Myrtle Beach 29575) 4pm to 5:30pm. RSVP to Jane Hiller


4th and 5th Grade Students: Write and Illustrate a book that focuses on the power of electricity in our lives. Learn more and register online by clicking here.




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