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Cincy to celebrate Earth Day at Sawyer Point

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The 42nd Cincinnati Earth Day Celebration, themed "One Earth, One Chance" is set for Saturday, April 21 at Sawyer Point from 12 - 5 p.m.

This free, family-friendly event will feature live music, food, a 3rd-7th grade Student Recycled Costume Contest and Fashion Show.

More than 75 vendors and exhibitors will sell earth-friendly products and offer hands-on environmentally educational activities, including rock climbing, a kayak paddle pool, and a petting zoo that the whole family will enjoy.  

The Main Stage schedule of events:

  • 12:20, 3, 4 p.m.: Live music by Jody Stapleton and The Generals, Wild Carrot and Magnolia Mountain
  • 1 p.m.: Reading of Mayor Mark Mallory's Proclamation
  • 1:10 p.m.: Environmental Awards presentation:
    • Citizen: Regina Faulkner
    • Business: Cincinnati Metro, Public Transportation
    • Student: Brian Kunkemoeller, University of Cincinnati
    • Teacher: Ellen McGrath, St. Teresa of Avila School
    • Government: Hamilton County Office of Environmental Quality
  • 1:30 p.m.: Student Recycled Costume Contest and Fashion Show
  • 2:20 p.m.: Planet Protectors Parade
  • 2:30 p.m.: Animal show by Cool Critters

Visit www.cincinnatiearthday.com for more details about the event.

 

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