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Glen Ellyn Earth Day Celebration

The Glen Ellyn Park District will host its 2016 Earth Day Celebration at Maryknoll Park on Friday, April 22 from 6-8pm. The festival – which is free to attend – is themed “Sustainable Landscaping,” providing information on ways to incorporate sustainable practices at home, in our yards, and sharing ways to become involved in various community efforts related to the stewardship of our natural resources.

New this year, three 30-minute Q&A sessions will be featured:
• 6:30pm: Organic Gardening Basics by Sweet Home Organics
• 7pm: Rain Barrels & Rain Gardens by The Conservation Foundation
• 7:30pm: Native Plants for Your Yard

Festival Highlights Include:
• Eco Expo Zone featuring earth-friendly groups & organizat...ions
• Kid’s scavenger hunt and nature activities
• Storytelling and migration dances with “Mona the Monarch”
• Night sky viewing with the Naperville Astronomical Association
• Free milkweed seeds and oak saplings (while supplies last)
• Organic vegetable seedlings for sale
• Food available for purchase by World Fusion Cuisine
• Giveaways and raffles

Spring Rain Barrel Program:
Order a rain barrel offered through Upcycle and The Conservation Foundation. Orders are taken on-line via credit card or checks can be mailed to Upcycle. For more information visit Barrels can be picked up during the event, from 6-8pm

Eco Expo Zone Participants:
• The Conservation Foundation
• DuPage Monarch Project
• Faith in Place
• League of Women Voters
• Morton Arboretum
• Naperville Astronomical Association
• Prairie Food Co-Op
• River Prairie Group/Sierra Club
• School District 41
• Sustain DuPage
• Sweet Home Organics
• Wild Ones - Greater DuPage

The 2016 Earth Day Celebration is presented in partnership with the Glen Ellyn Sustainability Group and Glen Ellyn Environmental Commission.

April 22, 2016 at 6:00pm - 8pm
Maryknoll Park
845 Pershing Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
United States
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connie schmidt Kim Marsin Judith Lobo Roxanne Dobrenick Jeff Gahris David Wilcox Amy Juarez Andrew Van Gorp

Will you come?