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NOVA-Annandale to host Green Festival April 20

March 28, 2013

What
The Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College will host the 2013 Green Festival on April 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This family-friendly event will include demonstrations, exhibits, games, a climbing wall, balloon artist, face painting, an Arbor Day tree planting, food, and much more!

An awards ceremony will take place at 1 p.m., with a presentation of the LEED Certified award for the newly-opened Student Services (CA) Building. The award will be presented by Jamie Van Mourik, director of higher education for the U.S. Green Building Council. The CA building is the first LEED Certified building at NOVA.

In addition, there will be Build a Lady Bug Hut Workshops, the Zoo-to-You Petting Zoo, and the Reptiles Alive! Wildlife Show, as well as stage performances by Billy B, the Natural Science Song and Dance Man. A variety of exhibitors will demonstrate green practices and screenings of "The Lorax" and "Last Call at the Oasis,” are scheduled throughout the day.  

When
Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where
Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003, in the plaza in front of the Godwin Building.

Cost
Free admission and free parking. The parking lots will be open to all cars during this event.

Contact
Cheryl Robinette, crobinette@nvcc.edu or 703-323-3251.

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Northern Virginia Community College is the largest institution of higher education in the Commonwealth of Virginia and one of America's largest community colleges. NOVA enrolls more than 75,000 students at its six campuses in Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, Springfield and Woodbridge, and through the Extended Learning Institute. For more information about NOVA and its programs or services, call 703-323-3000 or visit the College's Web site, www.nvcc.edu.