FIESTA VERDE: FOR THE NEXT 300 YEARS --
2018 San Antonio Earth Day Event hosted by Westside Development Corporation
Come learn how to protect and nourish the Earth through live demonstrations, activities, and workshops on going off-grid with solar, water conservation, home energy efficiency, reducing our carbon footprint, vegan living, composting, mulching, improving air quality, supporting bee and butterfly pollination, gardening with Texas friendly plants, urban farming, and more!
** Green Spaces Alliance of South Texas will be on hand to share information about our programs, the San Antonio Water System WaterSaver Rewards program, and make birdseed cakes. **
There will be a junk to funk “trashion” show, earth friendly art activities, environmental speakers, a social bike ride with 5 blocks of road closure to cars, kid friendly activities, earth day fitness opportunities, yoga in the park, sale of Texas friendly plants, sale of vegan clothing and bags, live music by Los Nahuatlatos, and vegan/vegetarian delicious food! The MC for the event is Elaine Ayala of SA Express News.
* Arts & Crafts
* Music Performance by Los Nahuatlatos
* Raffle Prizes
* Butterfly Pollinator Garden Tour
* Mayor Ron Nirenberg
* SATX Social Bike Ride
* Food Trucks
* CPS Casa Verde and Tree Giveaway
ACTIVITIES AND DEMONSTRATIONS
* Make seed bombs with the William R. Sinkin Eco Centro
* Learn new mulching and compost techniques for your garden
* Go “off the grid” with The Renewable Republic and their Unruly Skooly/Tiny Home bus
* Collect rainwater with Tanks A Lot rain barrel demos
* Raffles: 6 bikes, earth wise vacation, solar powered backpack, composting bins, and plants!
* Earth Day Blood Drive Day of Event at Woodlawn Lake – South Texas Tissue and Blood Center, register here: https://bit.ly/2EjFBxS
* 9:15 AM – Earth Day Yoga in the Park
* 9:30 to 12 PM – SATX Social Earth Day Bike Ride, temporary road closure along 5 blocks of Cincinnati so families can run, bike and enjoy the street without cars!
* 10 AM to 3 PM – 2018 Earth Day Event
Location: Woodlawn Lake Park, near the Island House
This event qualifies for San Antonio Water System WaterSaver Rewards.