Earth Day 2009 events |

Earth Day 2009 events

Sun Staff Report
Sierra Sun file photoA Haute Trash fashion model tosses out reusable grocery bags to festival goers at Earth Day last year at the Village at Squaw Valley.

Patagonia Wild andamp; Scenic Environmental Film Festival: From 7 to 10 p.m. at the Olympic Village Lodge, $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Featuring a selection of environmental films chosen from among the hundreds originally screened at the festival in Nevada City every January. go to for more information.

Lake Tahoe Truckee Earth Day Festival: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Village at Squaw. Push, Pull or Pedal Eco Parade: 9:30 to 10 a.m. starting at the Eart Day tent.Pedal there: Starting at 10 a.m. Green Bikes North Tahoe will lead a ride from 64 Acres Park in Tahoe City to Squaw Valley. The ride is 7.4 miles and great for the whole family. For more information contact Trash: 3 p.m. on the main stage. Haute Trash is a fashion show put on by Truckee High School students using garbage for clothing material.Free music: All day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., featuring Truckee Tribe, Jeff Jones, NEva, and Downbeat.Earth Capades: Snows at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Comedy, audience participation, and circus acts about environmental awairness.Kids activities: sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe. For information go to

Reno Earth Day: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Idlewild Park is a Music Festival on a Biofuel powered stage. For information go to or call (775) 323-3433.66.

Kids for Conservation Festival: 3 to 6 p.m. at the Donald W. Reylnolds Community Non Profit Center. Free event featuring earth-friendly, educational activities suitable for ages 3 to 10, like a bug station and eco-games. For information call (775) 832-1284.Earth Day 2009 at Sierra Nevada College. Features: $4 barbecue, frisbee golf, rummage sale, live entertainment, newspaper flowers, kids recycling game, recycled piggy banks, milk carton bird feeders. Bring your T-Shirt and silk screen in free.

South Lake Tahoe Earth Day Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the MontBleu Resort Casino and Spa. Free admission. Music, educational booths, special Kids Zone with story time, face painting, hand-on activities, bouncy house and a eco-costume parade. For information call (530) 542-8366.

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