Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Be a part of Milton's Earth Day Festival April 16.


Vendors, sponsors, volunteers still needed

MILTON, Ga., March 29, 2011 - There is still time to volunteer, sponsor or have your business be a part of the 2nd Annual Milton Earth Day Festival Saturday, April 16.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor or vendor, please click here to download a packet of information. This packet is also available at the City of Milton's Web site,, on the Milton Grows Green Committee events page, located in Your Government > Boards and Committees > Milton Grows Green > Volunteer Events.

To make sure you are included, please return the registration forms and payment, if applicable, as soon as possible.

Volunteers are also needed. Please e-mail if you can lend a hand.

The festival, sponsored by Waste Management, Republic Services and Optech and presented by Milton Grows Green (MGG) and the City of Milton, is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in pristine Birmingham Park (click here for directions).

Attractions will include:

  • Human "Hamster Balls"
  • Wagon rides
  • Horse drawn carriage rides
  • Electric car rides
  • Live music by Airsoft 360
  • Arts, crafts and games for children
  • Live animals at 11 a.m.
  • "Green Egg" hunt with environmental goodies
  • Gardening demonstrations with free vegetable seeds
  • Farmers market
  • Local vendors including caricatures, animal rescue, environmentally friendly products and services, food for picnicking and more
  • Guided history lessons
  • Hiking trails
  • Shoe recycling courtesy of Recycle for a Cure

For more information, contact Cindy Eade at 678-242-2509 or

About MGG MGG coordinates the efforts of individual volunteers and community-based organizations through the efforts of its own members, including Milton residents, business partners and those with an interest in the environment. For more information, e-mail

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