Friday, March 9, 2012

Green Neighbor Family Fest

Please join the City of Portland at the Green Neighbor Family Fest on Saturday, April 21st from 9:30 to 2:00 at Deering High School! This festival is the inaugural kick off event for the City's Greener Neighborhoods Cleaner Streams program.

Join us as we celebrate Earth Day, clean water and other "green" themes! At the Festival, families and community members will be able to take part in hands-on activities about water, learn steps to becoming a green neighbor and and have an all-around good time! Below is a listing of activities and events.

Green Neighbor Family Fest events:

Live music provided by Matt Loosigian.
Face painting provided by Party Palooga.
Storytelling by Learnin' Vernon
"Pollution Solution" obstacle course
Marine touch tank

Activities provided by the following:
98.9 WCLZ
AmeriCorps VISTA
Biodiversity Research Institute
Casco Bay Estuary Partnership
City of Portland
Cumberland County Soil & Water Conservation District

IDEXX
Maine DEP
Maine Energy Education Program
Project Learning Tree
University of Southern Maine
 

If you're interested in learning more or would like to volunteer, please contact Jami Fitch at the Cumberland County Soil & Water Conservation District!

The festival follows the Urban Runoff 5K and walk.