Ecology Center Event

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Postponed: 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration

Saturday | April 18, 2020 | 10:00 am — 4:00 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park | 2151 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Join us on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at MLK Jr. Civic Plaza next to the Berkeley Farmers’ Market as we celebrate this occasion!

 

General Admission: FREE   

Kids Zone: FREE

Keynote Speakers:

  • Annie Leonard, Greenpeace
  • Martin Bourque, Ecology Center
  • Andres Soto, Communities for a Better Environment
  • Hannah Estrada, Youth vs. the Apocalypse

With performances by:

  • Jennifer Johns, Vocalist/Songwriter 
  • Rupa & the April Fishes
  • Jessica Jane Robinson Resilience Birthright
  • Featuring Giant Puppets Save the Earth

Hosted by Ecology Center Youth Environmental Academy

FREE YOGA COMMUNITY YOGA CLASS AT 10AM by COREPOWER YOGA SHATTUCK*$20 Suggested Donation – all proceeds go to the Ecology Center Youth Development Program YEA

Participating local organizations include: Greenpeace USA, BioFuel Oasis, East Bay Community Energy, Sierra Club, Hip Hop for Change, Indigenous Permaculture, Zero Waste Youth USA, Youth vs. the Apocalypse, KPFA, StopWaste, Rising Sun Center for Opportunity, Habitot Museum

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

  • Solar Photo Booth
  • Smoothie Bike

LEARNING AND ACTIVITIES HOSTED BY

Habitot Museum, Hip Hop for Change, and LEAF Electric Vehicle

KIDS’ PATCH

Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Organic Bubbles, Storytime, Music by Mariella

ARTISANS

Enjoy browsing the wares of local artisans

BEER – WINE FOOD TRUCKS

  • Wachira Winery
  • Denovo Wines

FOOD DEMOS & SAMPLING – Locally sourced and organic

FEATURED FOOD FROM OUR FARMERS MARKETS VENDORS

Cafe Zambala – Desta Ethiopian – La Oaxaquena -ANDY & CINDY’S THAI GOOD – Tony’s Kettle Corn & Crepes -Daniel’s Caribbean Kitchen – Big Little Bowl Soups, Himalayan, Ethiopian, Sambusas, Tamales, Tacos, Pupusas, Quesadillas, Thai Curries, Egg Rolls, Crepes, Caribbean, Roti Wraps, Organic, Vegan Soups

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:

EVENT: LEAF EV Vehicle, East Bay Community Energy, The Zenith Workers Compensation Specialists, & Oakland A’s

MEDIA: 94.1 KPFA, Edible East Bay, East Bay Express, East Bay Times, BARTABLE

IN KIND: DE NOVO, Wachira Wines, and CorePower Yoga

for more event information and schedule:

please visit www.ecologycenter.org/EarthDay2020

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Cost: FREE
Event Phone: 248-7209688
Event Email: erika@ecologycenter.org
This event is wheelchair accessible.

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