Family Green Festival

When: Saturday, October 11th, 9 AM-12PM
Where: Arroyo Food Coop, 494 N. Wilson Ave, Pasadena,
What: A morning of fun! Activities to help both adults and children learn about climate change and environmental stewardship.
Sponsored by: Transition Pasadena, The Arroyo Food Co-op, Occupy Democracy Pasadena, and Pasadena Citizen’s Climate Lobby

Activities include:
Children’s interactive puppet show
Arts and Crafts
Climate Trivia
Teen hangout (bring an ipad or laptop and learn about the online tools for seeing the earth)
Live music from the Licata Brothers

RSVP at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1460985084189602/

Schedule of events for kids:

9:00 AM and throughout the morning:   Animals moving north – throughout the morning, children can participate in sidewalk chalk art and crafting activities while learning about the animals that will have to move north as the climate warms.

9:30 AM:    An interactive puppet show featuring a story about deforestation.  Children will get puppets and play the parts of different animals.

10:00 AM: Face painting – wear your favorite animal on your cheek!

10:30 AM: Know where it goes – learn about recycling.

11:00 AM: An interactive puppet show featuring a story about deforestation.  Children will get puppets and play the parts of different animals.

For Teenagers: bring your laptops or tablets! Learn about some of the online tools for visualizing climate change.

Schedule of events for adults:

Throughout the morning:   Meet the free food garden – come see and learn about the fruit trees and native plants that have transformed an abandoned corner next to the Arroyo Food Coop into a valuable community space.

9:30 AM:    Climate trivia – test your knowledge of climate change and win a basket of Co-op goodies!

10:00 AM: Joy of low energy living – hear about one families quest to shrink their carbon footprint.

10:30 AM: Meet the sponsors – here about the exciting things local community groups are working on.

11:00 AM: Climate trivia – test your knowledge of climate change and win a basket of Co-op goodies!

Additional activities: Informational tables from sponsoring organizations (Citizen’s Climate Lobby, Arroyo Food Co-op, Transition Pasadena, and Occupy Democracy Pasadena), grocery shopping at the Arroyo Food Coop, and a really, really free market.

 

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