Celebrate Earth Day!

For all of us in San Francisco, there is a wonderful Earth Day celebration taking place this weekend.

Sunday, April 18, 2010
Heron’s Head Park – Cargo Way & Jennings St.
San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point

• 10:00 am          Ceremonial Tree Planting
• 12: 45 pm         Ribbon Cutting
• 1:00 pm            Opening Ceremony
• All day              Eco Center Tours

Come out and have a blast celebrating the 10th Annual People’s Earth Day and Grand Opening of the EcoCenter
• Keynote address by EPA Region 9 Administrator Jared Blumenfeld
• Healing for the land and spirit from the Ohlone Peoples and Hamaya dancers
• Unveiling of a signature heron sculpture designed by and created by metal artist Daniel Macchiarini in collaboration with LEJ youth
• Helmet Give-aways by SF Bike Coalition
• Jazz and R&B from Jaye & Friends
• Local and international cuisine from Good Eats and La Laguna
• A showcase of talent
• Bird tours led by SF Nature
• “Hands on the land” restoration activities in Heron’s Head Park
• Tours of the EcoCenter led by the LEJ youth leaders
• Confirmed speakers include San Francisco Supervisor Sophie Maxwell and Indian Canyon Key Keeper Ann Marie Sayers

For those who are not lucky enough to live in or near San Francisco, look for local Earth Day celebrations or make one of your own!


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