Maplewood Hosting Green Day on April 28th

By mark-slade April 18, 2012

Come out and see Green Activists at their Best!

Demonstrations, Fun, Food, Etc.

11:30 am: Cloth diapering demonstration by Green Bean Babies
1:00 pm: Silvia De La Rosa is demonstrating how to make bath salts in her booth.
1:00 pm: Cloth diapering demonstration by Green Bean Babies
1:30 pm: Rahway River Salad Bowl Toss with Dan Lipow. Come on an edible plant walk together with a salad toss and tasting. Meet at the Rahway River booth.
2:00 pm: Demonstration on how to repair old windows (which is greener than replacing them) at the Historical Preservation Commission booth

2:00 pm: Backyard Composting with Virginia Lamb at the Community Garden Booth.
The Community Garden Booth will have rotating crafts and events all day including:
• 11:00 am-seeding sunflowers/ making pots
• 11:30 am -seeding sunflowers/ making pots
• Noon-book reading and selling- Linda Suarez-The Wicked-Watermelon
• 12:30 pm-Linda Suarez- The Wicked Watermelon
• 1:00 pm-birdhouses from recyclable materials
• 2:00 pm-suet containers from recyclable materials
• 2:20 pm-robot beetles from recyclable materials
• 3:30 pm-honey bee home

All Day:
Rain Gardens/Rain Barrels Maplewood Parks and Gardens Committee
Hilltop Honey will have a honeybee presentation every hour on the hour.
Free Bike Tune-Ups with High Gear Cyclery
Local Foods Cooking with Chef Randy Rabney, Conscious Plate
Maplewood Library is hosting a reuse book craft

11:00 am Maplewood Boot Camp
12:30 pm Zumba with Mimi Stella
2:00 pm Family yoga with Shakti Yoga Studio


Shoes for Souls will collect shoes at Morrow Booth

BOOKBGONE will collect books and also will provide a ‘free bookstore’ for the participants. BookBgone accepts any kind of book, no matter the subject matter or age EXCEPT those that have been wet (at all! even a little!) or are moldy.


3:00 pm: The Habits that Save Habitats with Dave Street interactive show to help children learn the value of environmental awareness and preservation
1:00 & 2:30 pm: Live Animals of the Rain Forest with Rizzo’s Wildlife
11:30 am & 12:30 pm: Bash the Trash performance/build that combines science, music, and environmental awareness and jam with musical instruments built from trash
All Day:
Liberty Science Center Worm Composting, Trash Timeline and Wonders of the Watershed
Home Depot Building kits
Recycling Tapestry with SOAR Arts Children, including the very young, use salvaged materials to make wall hangings.

All the Little Things with Envision Blue/Green- Interactive conservation education for children with a craft
Express Yourself Studios helps children create art from “trash”.

Over 100 green vendors, environmental organizations and health and fitness representatives

Organic and local food providers and farmers including:
Genesis Farms Organic, local farm with CSA
Purple Dragon Organic Co-Op
Greater Newark Conservancy – Children’s Farm Stand and Childhood Obesity Awareness.
Local Foods Cooking with Chef Randy Rabney, Conscious Plate

Mark Slade
Keller Williams
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