16th Annual Earth Day Festival on April 17by Carolyn Classen on Apr. 15, 2010, under Life, Politics
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with 10:00 a.m. Earth Day Parade
Place: Reid Park, DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, east side of Country Club, north of 22nd St.
Information below from their press release: “Exhibits related to the environment will include “hands-on” activities for children and provide information on environmental products, water conservation/water quality, household hazardous waste, wildlife, nature preserves and much more!
At 10:00 a.m. the unique and colorful parade will include participants dressed up as plants, animals, and insects, and environmentally themed floats. Batucaxe, high energy drum and dance group will lead the All Species Procession as part of the Earth Day Parade!
After the parade, watch as local middle school students test their design and construction skills in a model solar electric race car competition. Then change gears from model cars to full-size vehicles at the Alternate Fuel Vehicle Show. Check out vehicles that run on alternate fuels such as biodiesel, compressed natural gas, electric, ethanol, propane and even waste vegetable oil. Ask the experts how you can start using an alternate fuel in your vehicle to keep the air clean for all species.
Animals love the earth and deserve a place on earth too! So, ride your bike to the Earth Day Festival and for those riding their bikes (with a helmet) get free admission to the Reid Park Zoo by showing your bike safety helmet.”
For more information about becoming an exhibitor, parade participant or volunteer for the 16th Annual Tucson Earth Day Festival please visit www.tucsonearthday.org, call (520) 206-8814 or email email@example.com
Every day should be Earth Day (April 22), but come celebrate early on April 17 at Reid Park.