Free Savannah Spring Festivals: 2018 Savannah Earth Day

Free Savannah Earth Day Festival 2018 Forsyth Park

Savannah Earth Day Festival 2018
11AM-4PM @ Forsyth Park
FREE & Open to the public
Produced by the Savannah Chatham Sustainability Coalition (SCSC) with the support of the City of Savannah and other sponsors. The SCSC is a non profit that is committed to collaborate with businesses and organizations to secure a sustainable future for all of the people in our community.

The theme for this year’s event is “Zero Waste” – this theme is in tandem with Earth Day Network (www.earthday.org) them – “End Plastic Pollution”. There will be exhibits throughout the festival in Forsyth Park that raise awareness of the amount of plastic used in daily life.

Festival will include:
* a large scale sculpture made of recycled plastic bottles created by an artist collective The Revival Society. These artists have been traveling to schools to engage the students in the bottle collection by creating Trash Monster Cans designed by students. www.therevivalsociety.org
* The Savannah Tree Foundation annual tree walk at 11AM, beginning at the Candler Oak near the Law School on Drayton.
* Other returning exhibitors include Caretta Research Project, 100 Miles, UGA Extension Chatham County, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, The Dolphin Project, Step Up Savannah, YFACE /Youth For A Cleaner Environment, Clean Coast, Sierra Club, Tybee Island Marine Science Center, SCAD Design for Sustainability, Go Green Armstrong, Savannah Urban Garden Alliance and our Ogeechee and Savannah Riverkeepers.
* Free workshops. Topics include: Waste to Wealth: How to Use the Three R’s (Reducing, Reusing and Recycling) to Your Advantage, Dispelling the Fear of Snakes!, Wild Medicinal Mushrooms, Protecting the Bees, 50 Ways to Save the Planet without Leaving your Kitchen,
* Workshops especially for the children. Oatland Island Wildlife and Burton 4-H to offer an afternoon of environmental education.
* Miss SE Earth contestant, Talisha White present her youth workshop on the importance of water conservation, “Miraculous Miranda the Mermaid.” Workshops begin at 11:30AM

Musical acts include:
11am Matthew Jaidev
11:45am Josephine Johnson
1:15pm Keystone Postcard
2:45pm Laiken Love and the Fellowship
3:15pm Ember City

Learn more here.

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