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Plastic Free July: Take the Pledge

July 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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One event on July 11, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 13, 2019 at 7:30 pm

One event on July 17, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:00 am

Silhouettes of three people as they skip stones at lake

Join a plastic-free activity happening throughout the month of July in Grand Marais.  Learn about plastic alternatives, learn to make your own yogurt, sew your own sandwich bag. Look for these activities (some scheduled some just “pop-up” demos.) around town.  All activities are free ~ all are welcome


Scheduled Activities:


July 8th: 2:00-7pm            Community Sewing Bee  – sponsored by Northwoods Fiber Guild

@ North House Folk School Blue Building

All welcome ~ no experience required. Help sew cloth bags for the Grand Marais Library. Drop-in to help or learn. On-going activities from creating your own bag from a t-shirt to sewing your own sandwich bag.


July 11th:  4:30-6pm         Make your own Yogurt – ditch the plastic containerDemonstration

@ Local Food Market, Cook County Community Center


Every Thursday (11, 18, 25):  4:30-6pm Local Food MarketPurchase local produce without the packaging!

@ Cook County Community Center


July 13th: 7:30pm              The Path from Practical Plastic to Plastic Pandemic: What we know and why we care about plastics in the greatest of the Great Lakes.

Sea Grant presentation by Cindy Hagley

@ North House Folk School, Red Building


July 17th: 10 am -Noon   Weaving with Plastic Demonstration

@ Harbor Park (Library, if inclement weather)


July 30th: 10 am- 11am   Furoshiki Art of wrapping with fabricDemonstration

                                                @ Harbor Park (Library, if inclement weather)


Other Pop-up Events to happen at random!

Visit Plasticfreejuly.org for more information.


July 30, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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