Friday, April 10, 2009

Como Green Village Day on Saturday April 18th- All invited

Celebrate the beginning of spring, Earth Week AND the first year of a successful Como Green Village with SECIA on

When: April 18th, 2009 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM, rain or shine!

Where: Van Cleve Park and Van Cleve Recreation Center (here)

What: Como Green Village Day

  • Como Eco-Exchange, a re-use event where residents in the neighborhood will trade and barter used goods;
  • Bicycle Auction, a rehabbed bike auction supplying very affordable green transportation to students and residents;
  • Green Talk, a round of demonstrations and presentations from local experts and organizations, including rain barrel painting!
  • Rain Gardens, information about this beautiful way to improve water quality and the resources available to install yours.
  • Rain Barrels, See how they work and place an order for your low-cost barrel
  • Resource Fair, organizations, including student groups, exhibit their cause to participants of the event!

The event is sponsored by SECIA, the Southeast Como Improvement Association; the Neighborhood Revitalization Project; The Mississippi Watershed Management Organization; Metro Blooms, and the McKnight Foundation.

1 comment:

  1. We Plan on coming out. This is such a great event.

    Bob Kaufer
    Z Health For Life