Everyone is invited to attend the South County’s largest Earth Day celebration at the free, family friendly South Bay Earth Day event taking place Saturday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Held at Memorial Park, 373 Park Way, the event will help build awareness about how to practice healthy habits of sustainability and your impact on the planet, with fun interactive hands-on activities. Help create a greener and cleaner community and start to show your appreciation for the Earth during this event.
South Bay Earth Day is an inclusive event that provides a fun space for all to learn how to live an environmentally-friendly lifestyle that is mutually beneficial for you and Mother Earth. This zero-waste event is packed with over 40 green vendors, a showcase of eco-conscious products, programs, and hands-on green activities geared toward education, conservation, recycling, and sustainability. Geared to both those already living and breathing an eco-friendly lifestyle, and for newcomers looking for a starting point to go green, the event includes “Learn To” workshops such as: Zero-Waste Living,
Food Waste Tips and Tricks, Ask the Recycler, and Electrifying Your Home.
Other free activities include:
Fix-it-Clinic. Have something that needs fixing — electronics, sewing, mechanical or otherwise? Bring it to the Fix-it-Clinic where one of our experts will help you diagnose and fix the problem.
Cutify. Upcycled shirts and bags go from boring to awesome! Learn how to upcycle your old clothing.
Reuse and Repair Area. Learn all about ways to reuse, upcycle, repurpose, and repair before tossing something out at the Reuse and Repair Area.
Free Food Waste Kitchen Caddy. Make food waste collection easy, come by and pick up a free food waste collection caddy for your kitchen countertop (providing supplies are received in time.)
Free Compost Giveaway. Replenish the soil health of your yard and garden. Free compost will be available for residents to pick up. Load your own (bring a bucket or a bag; supplies are limited).
Artist Alley. Gift your eyes with the sight of beautiful art creations with environmentally safe art exhibits at the Artist Alley.
Bike Corral. Opt for your human-powered vehicle (your bike!) and check it in at our designated bikeonly valet located on the northeast corner of the park.
Sustainable Vendors. Gain knowledge and browse products from 40+ environmentally conscious companies and community partners.
In order to change the way we treat our planet, we need to be knowledgeable about the environmental issues we face today and the actions we can take to solve them. For more information, visit www.chulavistaca.gov/southbayearthday