Green Fling event spawned from student project

HASTINGS, Neb. -- A classroom assignment has turned into a community celebration organized by two Central Community College students. Green Fling will be held this weekend on the Hastings campus of CCC.

Jymmylee Samples of Aurora and Jen Klaudt from Ashland have set up the event. It includes vendors and demonstrations that are tied back to Earth Day celebrations.

Speaking on NBC Nebraska Midday, the two said the day will include rooftop gardening, beekeeping and more.

It starts Saturday at 10 am at the Dawson Gym. The public is invited. There is no admission fee.

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