A Fun-Filled & Educational Day for the entire Family!
Co-Hosted by Marion County Recycling & Litter Prevention. Activities include: Mini Zip Lines, Fire Pit, Interpretive Trail, Archery Booth, Kids Crafts, Petting Zoo, Nature Scavenger Hunt, Outdoor Education Classes, Local Vendors & Businesses, Promotional Items, Environmental Education Activities, Hand-Painted Rain Barrel Raffle, and Giant Corn Box.
Food, refreshments and s'mores will be available for purchase. Thanks to our sponsors and volunteers; admission to the event is FREE!
April 28, 2019 (12:00 - 4:00 PM)
12:00 pm - Gate opens for the 5th Annual Community Earth Day Celebration.
12:00 am - 4:00 pm - Local vendors and businesses will be set up. Available goods for purchase include: local honey, homemade personal care products and makeup, maple syrup, farm fresh eggs, flowers, essential oils, eco-friendly cleaning products, plastic free goodies, filtered water, jewelry, re-purposed and reinvented clothing, and recycled leather bags.
Hourly educational workshops, environmental sustainability demonstrations and promotional items. Local businesses such as: Del-Co Water Company, Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, Dan Kelly Stump Grinding, Scentsy, Rob’s Hauling, Marion County Park District, ECO Center, A Perfect Mess Vintage, Intended 4 You, Landes Produce, and Marion & Morrow County Recycling & Litter Prevention.
12:30 pm - “Greening Your Business 101” - Lindsey Grimm, Morrow County Recycling & Litter Prevention.
1:00 pm - It’s All in the Bag: Saving the Earth One Reusable Bag at a Time - Cari Newton, From the Future Vintage
1:30 pm - Beauty without the Beasts (toxins) - Kelly Crosby, Intended
2:30 pm - Conserving Energy Now & Back to the Future - Brian Barger, Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative
3:00 pm - Meatless Marvels; Carving Meat from Your Diet - Cari Newton, Vegan Chef Extraordinaire
Rain Barrel Raffle:
8 Rain Barrels Hand-Painted by local artists will be raffled off starting at 3:00 pm. Purchase Rain Barrel Tickets in advance or at the day of the event. You do not have to be present to win. Our talented Rain Barrel Artists include: Ben Kern, Annette Temple Montis, Emily Hooper, Patty Brown, Katie McCurry, Tracy Bastidas, and Rob Stokley.
Our 2019 sponsors include: Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, Hessler's Screen Printing & More, Dan Kelly Stump Grinding, Del-Co Water Company, Morral Companies, All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility, and Peacock Water.
Porta Potties provided by Tidy Tim's and tents provided by Farmstead Restaurant.
THANK YOU volunteers and sponsors! Your support and dedication to our community made this event possible! Our major event sponsors are listed below: