Earth Day faire, song and workshops in Mount Shasta

April 21, 2017 - garden totes

The 2017 Earth Day jubilee includes parades, exhibits, music, children’s activities, educational presentations, a “Trashion Show,” a H2O blessing ceremony, and a internal plant walk.

Mount Shasta area residents and visitors are invited to join a Earth Day 2017 jubilee during Mount Shasta City Park on Sunday, Apr 23. Earth Day is a worldwide eventuality that has been locally constructed by a Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center for a past 27 years.

The jubilee includes parades, exhibits, music, children’s activities, educational presentations, a “Trashion Show,” a H2O blessing ceremony, and a internal plant walk.

It is free, and raffle tickets will be sole during a day with a sketch occurring mid-afternoon. Sidra Hertzog and internal bakers will yield lunch and pastries.

Schedules for several locations and activities are enclosed below.

The eventuality will start during 10 a.m. during Parker Plaza with taiko drumming, imprinting a commencement of a Alternative Transportation Parade, where participants will walk, ride, or slip on anything solely cars along Mount Shasta Boulevard to a City Park.

The Earth Day Faire will take place in a City Park top board from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., featuring countless booths, exhibits and vendors including Healthy Gardens, Homeward Bounty Farm, Bear Wallow Herbs, Wise Mountain Herbals, Natureland Farm, Synergy Seed Exchange, Luna Verde Permaculture, Run4Salmon, Lava Oasis Farm, Barefoot Books, Higher Octave Tools for Living, Crystal Clan, Natural Flipside, EcoCentric Printing, Gambheera, Shasta Earth Art, Soul Tribe Sanctuary, Earth Spirit Journey Art, Tobey Totes, Naturally Green Lifestyle, Tribal Customs, Regenboog India Foundation, Fire Flower Clothing, Holly Irene Buttons, Alpenglow Manor, School Cafe Club, Mount Shasta Authors Guild, with children’s activities during a booths of Cathleen Alexander, North State Parent, a Mount Shasta Community Garden, Mattole Valley Charter School, and PAL Foundation, where a hulk interactive turtle sculpture will be displayed.

Several events are designed on a City Park grounds:

• 11 a.m. – Earth Circle, an intertribal multi-cultural Native pitter-patter group, will perform normal songs on their pow-wow character drum nearby a reduce lodge.

• 1 p.m. – a Trashion Show will underline children and adults wearing costumes done of recycled materials. Advance registration during is compulsory to participate.

• 2 p.m. – All-Species Parade for children of all ages.

• 3 p.m., a Water Blessing Ceremony will be hold only down from a Headwaters Spring. Led by Sally Cooper, Michelle Berditschevsky, Jean Anderson and Ann Keller, it will underline prayer, poetry, music, drumming, dance and village appearance in approval of a changed present of water.

• 4 p.m. – Horticulturist Robert Menzies will lead his renouned wander by a furious partial of City Park and share botanical lore.

The song theatre on a easterly side of a top board will underline these internal area musicians:

11:30 a.m. – School kids share their talents.

Noon – Reya Sunshine sings reggae balmy vibes.

12:20 p.m. – Jack Falls-Rock performs Native drumming.

12:30 p.m. – Ryan Marchand and Saint Germain, live-looping and choice pop.

2:20 p.m. – Chiharu Sai, instrumentals.

2:40 p.m. – Rick Garrett, ambient acoustic guitar.

2:50 p.m. – Sanaday, guitar, essence and chants.

3:10 p.m. – Be-Zen Brothers, acoustic guitar jam.

3:20 p.m. – Andre Mottershead, stroke and blues guitar, entrance of his Song for a Earth.

At a reduce board there will be educational presentations from noon to 5 p.m., focusing on watershed and timberland health, as follows:

Noon – Brief updates from internal campaigns, including a standing of Crystal Geyser in Mount Shasta, a McCloud Artesian Spring Water plan in McCloud; a Medicine Lake Highlands campaign; as good as citizens’ efforts to inspire a city of Weed to keep ancestral rights to a share of Beaughan Springs.

1 p.m. – Ruth Peddinghaus of Lava Oasis Farms will plead a opportunities and obstacles to family tillage in Siskiyou County, as good as share a few home remedies and tolerable vital techniques. Zachary Owens will give a brief display on biochar, a process that accelerates dirt replacement and reduces timberland fuels.

2 p.m. – Marcus Von Skepsgardh of a PAL Foundation will deliver a new children’s book, Tree Star.

3 p.m. – George Wuerthner of Public Lands Media will speak about a scholarship of glow ecology and healthy forestry.

4 p.m. – Rob diPerna of a Environmental Protection Information Center will plead differences in open timberland contra private timberland and wildland government by a lens of perplexing to achieve landscape connectivity.

For some-more information, hit Earth Day coordinator Gretchen Gerlitz during (530) 859-1465 or call a Mount Shasta Bioregional Ecology Center during 926-5655.

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