Earth Day® Celebration
Saturday, April 21, 2012
Join us for a day of eco-festivities for the family in honour of our favourite day of the year! Activities include a special themed farmers’ market, tree tours, public planting, live music and an informative talk by Ecoholic author, Adria Vasil.
See the full event schedule below and stay tuned as more details come in!
|9–10am||Spring Birding Walk with Ian Shanahan|
|9–10am||Hands in the Bowl: Make delicious bean dip|
|9am–1pm||Farmers’ Market and Vegan Food Fair|
|9am–1pm||Live broadcast from KISS 92.5|
|10am and Noon||Live Music|
|10:30am–noon||Weston Family Quarry Garden Tree Tour, led by LEAF|
|10:30am–noon||Nature Play in Chimney Court: Celebrating Beans|
|Noon–1:30pm||Talk & Book Signing with Adria Vasil|
Weston Family Quarry Garden Tree Tour with LEAF
Join LEAF for a tour exploring the natural significance of the restored Weston Family Quarry Garden. Learn the importance of natural habitats in urban environments, tree identification and natural history. $5 suggested donation to LEAF. Registration is recommended!
Everyone is welcome to dig in, spend quality time with your family and friends and help make EBW a little greener. Meet in front of the Watershed Wall 10 minutes before the event starts to sign in. We will provide tools, gloves and light refreshments!
What to bring: Work clothes and a reusable water bottle
Registration: Space is limited. Please contact Stuart McPherson at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Nature Play in Chimney Court: Celebrating Beans
$5 suggested donation
Kids 4 to 7 are invited to bring their parents and meet us in the Greenhouse in Chimney Court to learn about beans. You'll plant your own bean to take home and watch it grow. Part of the Bean Keepers Project, a partnership with Evergreen, Seeds of Diversity and Garden Jane.
Talk & Book Signing with Adria Vasil
Bestselling author, columnist and expert on all things green, Adria Vasil, will talk about her new book, ECOHOLIC BODY: Your Ultimate Earth-Friendly Guide to Living Healthy and Looking Good, tackling the issues and product information that every health and planet-conscious Canadian should know. Adria’s talk will be followed by a Q&A and then a book signing. She will also bring products to show and tell.