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Thursday, April 05, 2012

3rd Annual Earth Day Festival planned for April 21.


Courtesy City of Milton


Milton Grows Green (MGG) and City of Milton are proud to announce the 3rd Annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in rustic Birmingham Park.

This fun, free family event is part of Milton's efforts to increase environmental awareness in the community and will include entertainment, horse-drawn carriage and pony rides, inflatable hamster balls, a rock wall, one-of-a-kind crafts and unique environmental games. There will also be free food from local eateries, vendors displaying "green" products and services, and much, much more.

"We are excited to be able to provide a great event for the community," said Kathy Johnson, Earth Day Festival chairwoman. "We hope residents learn about new, environmentally friendly products and services while having a great time outdoors with family and neighbors."
Cindy Eade, Milton's environmental sustainability coordinator, said a number of local volunteer groups will be involved to ensure a good time, including the Milton Garden Club, Boy and Girl scout troops, the Hopewell Middle School Junior Beta Club, the Young Men's Service League of Milton High School, the Northwestern Middle School Environmental Club and Verizon Green Team.

"We sincerely appreciate everyone involved in making this year's event happen, from the volunteers, to the sponsors, to the vendors," said Eade. "Without their support, we would not be able to offer such a first class event free to the community."
For a complete list of vendors and sponsors, visit the Milton Grows Green Committee events page on the City's Web site, located in Your Government > Boards and Committees > Milton Grows Green > Volunteer Events (content available on desktop site only).

For more information, contact Cindy Eade, environmental sustainability coordinator, at cindy.eade@cityofmiltonga.us or 678.242.2509.

The Third Annual Earth Day Festival is sponsored by the Peggy Still School of Music, Optech, Republic Services, Comfort Zone Portables, Walmart, Home Depot, Verizon Wireless, Children's Healthcare of Forsyth, Lowe's and Action Specialty Carts.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

OMG wait a minute!, there are 66% more polar bears, possibly even more than even anticipated. How could that be? with all the global warming and climate change and all? Those polar bears just aren't dying off and validating the "environmentalists" claims that humans causing global warming are killing the polar bears!, darn animals, shame on them! I guess they are adapting, what a concept.
See link below if interested.



http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/healthy-polar-bear-count-confounds-doomsayers/article2392523/