Come Celebrate Earth at Evergreen! April 21st, 2018
Come Celebrate Earth at Evergreen April 21st from 2:00-4:30
Evergreen is very excited to announce that we will once again be offering a fun and FREE activity day for families in our area as we CELEBRATE EARTH 2018!!! There will be giveaways, door prizes, free activities, workshops and more!! We have invited local businesses, organizations and groups to educate the public on environmental issues, increase awareness and inspire people to make more sustainable choices in their day to day lives.
The event will be held on Saturday April 21st and run from 2pm until 4:30. We will start with a short performance by the Evergreen students at 2pm. This will be followed by a series of workshops and exhibits, interactive displays, demos, crafts, games, and food.
Join us for an Eco Fair & FREE Workshops at 176 Elm Street in Port Colborne
4:00 - 4:30 WORKSHOP FOR KIDS Presenter: Queen Street Carpentry and Contracting Theme: We are taking their habitat...lets give some back!
Birds are loosing their habitats to humankind! Kids can do their part by building the birds a place to nest, and putting it up in a safe place at home!
2:30 - 3:00 WORKSHOP FOR KIDS Presenter: Lisa from Sweet Sunshine Theme: What does being Vegan really mean?
Kids can sample some free ice cream and join in some fun animal activities while learning about the environmental benefits of a plant based diet, alternative products and health benefits.
REGISTRATION: OPEN TO ALL EVENT GOERS
The Art of Litterless Lunches
2:30 - 3:00 WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS Presenter: Christine Combe & Katie Bristow from Niagara College Theme: Reduce your impact on the environment by reducing your lunch waste!
Come learn more about the how and why of literless lunches for you and your kids. Leave this interactive workshop more informed about how your lunch habits can reduce your impact on the environment and save you money!
COST: FREE Space is limited to 15 participants. If you would like to register for this workshop please register using the form below:
The Wonders of Sunflowers
3:15 - 3:45 WORKSHOP FOR KIDS Presenter: Evergreen Academy Theme: Why Sunflowers?
Kids will plant a sunflower to take home while they learn about pollinators and birds, and the importance of doing our part to conserve the natural environment.
PREREGISTRATION REQUIRED: Space is limited - all participants must be registered. Please send a request to register to firstname.lastname@example.org. Names will be drawn randomly from all requests and those that are chosen to attend will be notified by email by April 14th. Note: We won't spam you or use your email except to notify you of your participation in the workshop :)
4:00 - 4:30 WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS Presenter: Kevin Hamilton of Shared Harvest Farm Theme: Organic farming, sustainable food systems and local economy.
Kevin has been an organic farmer for over 16 years and has cycled over 40,000 kms by bicycle around the world studying small scale farming and local food systems. In 2006 he cycled from Portugal - Vietnam visiting farms along the way. He has been managing Shared Harvest Community Farm in Dunnville Ontario with his wife Sandra and their two children for the last 7 years. He will have some lettuce seedlings on hand for participants and be speaking about soil biology, living systems, local food economy and the resilience that comes when these 3 key ingredients work in unison with one another.
We have a couple more workshops coming soon!
ECO FAIR 2:00 - 4:30
Wildflower Seed Ball Table
Kids can stop by to make FREE Seed Ball
FREE helmet fittings!!
Learn how important cycling is for the environment and community
Learn about The ARTSPOKiN Project
Earth Heros Game Booth
Kids Win PRIZES for being Earth Heroes!!
Waste Management Info Booth
Play Plinko & WIN a prize
Purchase Recycling Boxes
FREE ICE CREAM SAMPLES!!!
learn about the benefits of vegan products
Niagara Penninsula Conservvation Authority
What is the Yellow Fish Road Program all about?
Port Colborne Public Library
Come plant a seed and learn about the seed library!
Port Colborne Environmental Committee
Learn how the city is working to facilitate pollinator reproduction
Learn how YOU can help pollinators - garden sign and seed giveaway
All in One and All in Two Cloth Diapers
Swim Diapers and Nursing Pads
The Healthy Cupboard Mrs. Greenway *we will continue to add more as they are confirmed!
A shout out to our WONDERFUL sponsors!!! You've helped make this a great event!!!
Check out Photos from our 2017 Earth Day Extravaganza CLICK HERE