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Natural Awakenings Indianapolis

Earth-Friendly Festival at Garfield Park

Families and individuals of all ages are invited to enjoy a variety of activities to help better understand our environment from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 31 at the Garfield Park Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library. Ongoing activities at the free event will include a vendor fair of local Earth-friendly products and companies, along with stories and crafts.

Special events and presentations will include Ross Harding of the Central Indiana Beekeepers Association on Understanding and Caring for Honeybees at 10:30 a.m.; a concert by Rockasaurus Rex to kick off the Library’s 2014 Summer Reading Program at 11:30 a.m.; Dr. Amanda Miller of the University of Indianapolis Environmental Sustainability Program on The Green Family: Environmentalism for All Ages at 12:30 p.m.; and Amy Matthews from South Circle Farms on Urban Farming for Beginners at 2 p.m.

Also, attendees may bring their old electronics for the electronics recycling drive with Recycleforce from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. A $10 donation for disposal of CRT televisions and monitors, and a $20 donation for all refrigerant-containing appliances are requested, and donations are tax deductible.

Location: Garfield Park Branch of The Indianapolis Public Library, 2501 Shelby St., Indianapolis. For more information, call Jon Barnes at 317-275-4022, email [email protected] or visit
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