A Fun-Filled & Educational Day for the entire Family!
Co-Hosted by Marion and Morrow County Recycling & Litter Prevention. Activities include: Mini Zip Lines, Fire Pit, Interpretive Trail, Archery Booth, Kids Crafts, Petting Zoo, Outdoor Education Classes, Local Vendors & Businesses, Promotional Items, Environmental Education Activities, Rain Barrel Raffle, Giant Corn Box, and Barrel Train Ride. Food, refreshments and s'mores will be available for purchase. Join us at 9:00 am for the Nucor & Peacock Water 5K walk/run. Morrow County Wellness will provide refreshments and snacks to the race participants. Thanks to our sponsors and volunteers; admission to the event is FREE!
April 22, 2017 (11 AM - 3 PM)
9:00 am - Nucor & Peacock Water 5k Walk/Run Kick Off - Register & Pay Online
11:00 am - ECO Center gate opens for the 3rd annual Community Earth Day Celebration
11:00 am - 3:00 pm - Local vendors and businesses will be set up. Available goods include: local honey, homemade personal care products, maple syrup, farm fresh eggs, flowers, Tupperware, essential oils, eco-friendly cleaning products, filtered water, jewlery, Scentsy products, clothing, recycled leather bags, and home renovation products.
11:30 - 3:00 pm - Educational lessons, demonstrations and promotional items available from local businesses such as: Del-Co Water Company, Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, Peacock Water, Marion County Park District, ECO Center, It-Works Global, Marion & Morrow County Recycling & Litter Prevention, Staffing Partners and Providence Therapeutic Equestrian Center.
12:00 pm - Hands-On Outdoor Education Class- Mammals - James Anderson
1:00 pm - Hands-On Outdoor Education Class - Pollinators - Marilyn Weiler
1:30 pm - Hands-On Outdoor Education Class - Vernal Pools - James Anderson
2:30 pm - Begin Rain Barrel Raffle
2:45 pm - Last Call for Rain Barrel Raffle
3:00 pm - End of event
The music and MC services are provided by AUDIO-PRO Mobile DJ Entertainment. Parking services are provided the Tri-Rivers' Criminal Justice Department.
Our 2017 sponsors include: Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative, Hessler's Screen Printing & More, Del-Co Water Company, Morral Companies, MyHouseMedic.com, Lubrication Specialties, It Works Global, Storad Labels, 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: