Oxford Gears up for Earthfest

Each year in Uptown Oxford, Earth Day is celebrated with an event called EarthFest.

 

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Although Earth Day is actually on April 22, this Saturday, April 18 twenty seven organizations will gather for a fun filled morning of games and activities, live music, and more. EarthFest is open to the public and free for everyone.

 

10:00 EarthFest begins

 

10:15 Mayor Kevin McKeehan gives EarthFest 2015 Proclamation

 

10:20 John Kogge performs live music

 

12:00 OGADE performs live music

 

1:00 Kids’ Junk Band

 

1:20 Bicycle giveaway

 

1:30 Earthfest ends

 

Additional activities will include well water testing with the Stream Team, Take Back the Tap with Green Oxford, face painting and a passport activity with Miami’s Institute for the Environment and Sustainability, show and tell with Hueston Woods’ Nature Center, and a bicycle powered smoothies with EcoReps.

 

Kinetics Fest Artists will also be present at EarthFest.  The following day they are hosting a flyer workshop in collaboration with the National Art Educators Association.

 

EarthFest is a great opportunity to have a little fun while supporting Earth Day.  Be sure to check it out!

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