Earth Day 2009 events
April 16, 2009
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 http://www.wildandscenicfilmfestivval.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.Haute 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 http://www.tahoetruckeeearthday.org
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 http://www.nevadaeconet.org 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.