Spring is officially here! Nature is waking from its winter sleep and her beauty and wonder will manifest once again. Staying informed about our earth and the environment is one way to honor Creation.

WHAT:  (1) Three local recycling drives are set for April.

April 7    Three Oaks Recreational Area , 5517  Northwest Highway, Crystal Lake;  9:00 am – 1:00 pm
                                                     April 21   Prairieview Educational Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake;
                                                     Earth Day event and recycling drive   11:00 am – 4:00 pm
                                                    April 21    McHenry Township, 3703 North Richmond Road,  Johnsburg;
                                                   8:00 am – 12:00 pm
For specific information, call Environmental Defenders of McHenry County at  815   338 0393

(2)  Movie showing on the environmental impact of Straws

April 10-McHenry County College Conference Center, 7:00-8:30 pm

WHY:  “. . .environmental responsibility can encourage ways of acting which directly and significantly affect the world around us, such as avoiding the use of plastic and paper, reducing water consumption, separating refuse, cooking only what can be reasonably consumed, showing care for other living beings, using public transportation or car pooling, planting trees, turning off unnecessary lights. . . ”       Laudato Si 211