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Earth Day Screening of Polar Extremes

April 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Join us and celebrate Earth Day! 

 Free and open to the public


When: April 22, 2022, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Tryon Depot, 22 Depot St, Tryon, NC 28782


Join Conserving Carolina and Parsec Financial for a screening of NOVA’s new special, Polar Extremes, hosted by paleontologist and Sant Director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, Kirk Johnson. Using the fossil record, Johnson takes viewers on an amazing adventure through time, exposing the numerous polar extremes our planet has experienced over thousands of years.

Johnson uses the evidence of the past to help reveal our planet’s climate today and shares what may be in store for the future.


While visiting Downtown Tryon for the film, be sure to enjoy 4th Friday! A monthly event where businesses in Town extend their hours, staying open until at least 7 pm! There will be live music, dinner specials, refreshments, and more!



Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in order to make this an enjoyable and educational experience for participants, space is limited to 50 and pre-registration is required. Participants must show their vaccination card or a negative COVID-19 test taken within the 48 hours of the eventwith a photo ID, and all must wear a mask when indoors. Please arrive before 10:30 to allow time for check-in. *This program is subject to change if things worsen with the pandemic.

As of 3/7/22, due to new CDC guidelines, Conserving Carolina’s COVID policy has been updated, and – provided our county’s COVID-19 community level stays in the “medium” to “low” level, determined by the CDC – we are no longer requiring masks indoors and there is no need for proof of vaccination and/or negative test.  We are still limiting numbers to half capacity, 50.  *This is subject to change if our community level increases or something unforeseen occurs with the virus.  Of course, we encourage participants to do what makes them comfortable.

Polk County is currently in the “Low” COVID-19 Community Level and the CDC’s current recommendations are:


April 22
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tryon Depot
22 Depot Street
Tryon, NC 28782 United States
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