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Gourmet Earth Week Events

Celebrate the planet, fill your stomach and win big this April!

This year, the City is throwing the planet a big virtual celebration and we want you to join us. All events will be held online. Visit the Eventbrite registration pages below for details.

Schedule

Youth Climate Action Trivia
When: April 17, 1 to 2 p.m.

  • Calling all students 18 and under! Test your knowledge on sustainability and climate action at trivia night with Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action.

Cook-off for Climate
When: April 18, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

  • Mayor Klein, Ramana Chinnakotla (Environmental Services Director), and Jaqui Guzman (Deputy City Manager) will compete to see who can create the tastiest plant-forward meal. The cook-off will be hosted by Rachelle Boucher, celebrity chef and electric cooking expert.

Kids in the Kitchen
When: April 19, 3 to 4 p.m.

  • Join Gumba’s Italian Restaurant for an at-home pizza party! Chef Tony from Gumba’s will teach your kids how to make their very own pizza.

Climate Reality Project: Impacts, Solutions, and What You Can do to Help
When: April 19, 7 to 8 p.m.

  • Join certified Climate Reality Leader, Erin Zimmerman, Ph.D., for a discussion about the causes and consequences of climate change and what you can do to help.

BAWSCA Edible Gardening Workshop
When: April 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

  • Learn how to grow your own food in your backyard or balcony with in-ground beds, raised beds and containers.

Zero Wasty, Very Tasty
When: April 22, 5 to 6 p.m.

  • Join this live cook-along with Anne-Marie Bonneau, the Zero Waste Chef. Learn to prepare a delicious fried rice recipe while reducing food waste.

Compost That!
When: April 23, noon to 2 p.m.

  • Join Master Composters Dan and Diane to learn how to start your own compost.

EV 101: An Introduction to Owning Electric Vehicles
When: April 24, 11 a.m. to noon

  • Learn about electric vehicles (EVs), their benefits, incentives, and more. Bring your questions and have them answered by our EV experts from REACH Strategies.

Fix it Up! Repair Café
When: April 24, noon to 4 p.m.

  • Is your toaster not toasting? Your blender not blending? Bring your item in need of repair and get one-on-one guidance on how to fix it.

Bingo for a Better Planet

Participate in our Bingo for a Better Planet challenge from April 1 through 30. Complete easy actions to reduce your environmental impact throughout the month, such as visiting the Sunnyvale Farmers’ Market, drawing an Earth Day poster or picking up litter.

  • Take a photo of the activity you completed
  • If you have a private social media account direct message (DM) your photo to @cityofsunnyvale on Instagram or @SunnyvaleEnvironmentalServices on Facebook
  • If you have a public social media account you can also post your photos and use #SunnyvaleBingo2021 or tag @cityofsunnyvale on Instagram or @SunnyvaleEnvironmentalServices on Facebook

Every Friday in April we will raffle off a prize for *Bingo participants. Your photos could even be featured on the City’s Instagram account (with your permission).

Weekly prizes are, in order, a zero-waste kit, an induction cooktop, a smart (indoor) garden, and an Our Place's Always Pan. Participants may only win once.

Download the shareable Bingo sheet

To be eligible for our Bingo prizes:

Use these Bingo resources:

* Only Sunnyvale residents are eligible for prizes. City of Sunnyvale staff are not eligible.

March 30, 2021

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