Viroqua Plastic Free Future is hosting the Vernon Film Festival “Too plastic? A series on plastic pollution and solutions” in Viroqua, Sept. 21-23.

“A Plastic Ocean” will be screened at Eckhart Park, located on West Decker Street, Friday, Sept. 21, at 6:30 p.m. Film-goers are asked to bring their own seating. There will be live music and popcorn before the film. The rain location is the American Legion, 120 N. Rusk Ave.

“Albatross” will be shown at The Ark, 401 E. Jefferson St., Saturday, Sept. 22, at 1 p.m. Due to strong emotional content, “Albatross” is suggested for viewers age 12-plus.

An outdoor family event will be held at Eckhart Park Saturday, Sept. 22, at 5 p.m. There will be a potluck (bring your bowl, cup, spoon, and if possible, a dish to pass), activities for children include crafting reusables, a creativity contest (bring a crafted reusable) and the screening of “Bag It — Is Your Life Too Plastic?” at 7:30 p.m. There will be a discussion following the movie. The rain location is The Ark.

“From the Waste Up: Life Without Plastic” will be shown at the Landmark Center auditorium, 500 E. Jefferson St., at 2 p.m. There will be a discussion, guests, snack time and the launch of a plastic-free challenge.

All events are free of charge.

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Vernon County Broadcaster editor

Angie Cina is editor of the Vernon County Broadcaster. Contact her at 608-637-5616.

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