A FREE FESTIVAL CELEBRATING OUR EARTH
10 AM - 4 PM
Saturday, April 26, 2014
ENJOY GREAT MUSIC, CHIDREN’S ACTIVITIES,
FOOD, and INSPIRATION! MEET LOCAL FARMERS, TEACHERS , GARDENERS and ORGANIZERS
Visit with your Roanoke neighbors from across the city who have community gardens, back yard farms, chickens, bees, gardens, and ponds. See many great ideas for saving money and increasing our health as individuals and as a community!
Grandin Road closed Memorial Ave. to Westover Ave. View Map
Scores of Environmental and Community Booths
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The executive committee this year: Polly Branch (Artist and community organizer), John Bryant (Roanoke Natural Food Co-op), Tracey Garland (Natural Awakenings Magazine), Joe Hanning (Roanoke Parks and Recreation), Bill Modica and The Blue Ridge Environmental Groups, Elizabeth Woodstock (Artist and Birth Coach), and other volunteers. Please join us, more volunteers are needed!
Activity and festival leaders include: MUSIC Steve Langston ; WEB SITE DESIGNER, Ron McCorkle and Polly Branch Social Media, and volunteer with ECOLOGICAL DEMOS (TBA) YOGA AND DEMOS (The Yoga Center) ; SPONSORS Lizza Woodstock ; CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES Trish Wright; TRAFFIC, PARKING AND COMMUNITY GROUP DISPLAYS, Polly B. and Bill Modica. ADVERTISMENT, John Bryant and Tracey Garland> .
More to come. If you can volunteer, please click on “Volunteer Information” at top of page, or to the right colunm. thanks, we need helpers for Children’s area and traffic and environmental/farm demos.!
You can also leave questions or contact Polly directly, email@example.com; or call
540- 598-1118, Or for Bill Modica: 540-387-2782 firstname.lastname@example.org thank you!
Earth Day Roanoke is a grassroots festival organized by volunteers like you, with the Blue Ridge Environmental Network (BREN) since 1990. The number of environmental groups associated with BREN, and who have participated in Earth Day have ranged from 20 – almost 80 groups. Earth Day Roanoke has been held in different Roanoke Parks around the city and lately has been held in the Grandin Village. Some of the past locations include: Wasena Park, Mill Mountain Park, Explore Park, and Highland Park. It is a grassroot citizens festival, so please sign up and help if you can. Each year, opportunities change and expand according to the people who get involved. We can add more arts and crafts for example or other ideas if you are interested. Festival areas generally include: Children’s activities, Education Booths, Food, Entertainment inlcluding Music and Art happenings, Healthy Demonstrations (Yoga, Martial Arts) and Hands on Ecological Models (Composting Displays), Advertisement (including press releases, social media, and pre-festival attractions), set up and clean up….more. Thanks for sharing your inspirations, and for visiting EarthDayRoanoke.com