EARTH DAY S.F. SAT. APRIL 19, 2014
The U.N. Plaza / Civic Center
WELCOME TO SAN FRANCISCO’S Fourth Annual Earth Day Celebration!
On April 19th, up to 10,000 people from the San Francisco Bay Area, and beyond, will converge at U.N. Plaza/ Civic Center to celebrate Earth Day San Francisco 2014. The event will feature three stages of Multi-Cultural Music and Performance, Renowned Keynote Speakers, Interactive D.I.Y. Workshops, Green-Economy and Businesses Info, Representatives from Indigenous Community Leaders, Civic Agencies, Youth Empowerment Groups, Green Tech Info, Fashion Industry Leaders, Religious Leaders, and Prominent ‘Eco-Green’ Political Officials.
The public is promised a fantastic day with exposure to various informative & interactive learning experiences, such as Green Jobs Info, Cutting-Edge Eco-Fashion Shows & Eco Artist Grove, Organic Food Cooking Demos, a Huge Green Kids Zone & Eco-Carnival.
Join Musicians and Performers, Educators and Mentors, Artists and Artisans, Crafts People, Civic and Community Leaders, Ceremonialists, Workshop Leaders, Youth Activists and Social Justice Non-Profit Organizations, in this powerful full-on day of green sustainability solutions. This year’s festival focuses on activating the public to energetically pursue effective green solutions and integrate these sustainable practices into everyday life. Designed to empower the people of the Bay Area Community, and beyond, to start individually and collectively addressing the local and planetary environmental challenges we all face.
Earth Day San Francisco is a partner and fiscally sponsored by The Park Trust Alliance [www.sfparksalliance.org] and will host the following amazing array of activities:
Internationally Recognized Speakers: BILL MCKIBBEN - Bestselling author and environmentalist, Leila Salazar- Lopez [Amazon watch], Kevin Danaher [Green Festivals Director], Dr. Margaret Lowman,[Director Chief of Sciences and Sustainability at Cal Academy of Sciences] and many more, will grace our stage and engage the public in stimulating and educational discussion
- Earth-Friendly Fashion: throughout the day & Eco-Fashion Shows: Top Earth-Friendly Designers and Youth Fashion Groups on display
- Eco-Exhibitors: More than 80 Earth-Friendly Products, Green-Fashion, and Handmade Crafts
Organic Food & Beer Court: Healthy Food and Organic Beer served throughout the day
Green D.I.Y. Zone: This hands-on ‘Do It Yourself’ Section will feature classes in converting your car to electric power, building a solar oven, building your own bike, and many other family fun activities.
Permaculture Zone: Presenting an exciting array of ongoing creations and workshops with Permaculturist , Living Mandala’s Jay Ma, Gray Water/Rainwater Demos, Cob Hut Creation, Earth Mandala, Worm Farm Workshop, Urban Gardening, Common Vision Tree Grafting Intro, and a Vertical Garden Installation.
Clean Energy Zone- Electric Car Showcase, Bio-Diesel and Demos on Wind, Water and Solar-Driven Energy (as well as a few Eco-Art Cars).
Youth in Action Zone: Leaders from Green Youth-in-Action Groups, such as “Teen-Turn Green”, “Challenge Day”, Generation Wake Up and many others, speak out on Cutting-Edge Environmental Topics
- Sustainable Chef Showcase - All Day Cooking Demos !!
JOIN Thousands IN A ‘CALL TO ACTION' !!! Our Climate Action Rally leaves from Justin Herman Plaza and joins the Earth Day Festival at 1 PM . Let your voice be heard on April 19th 2014 at U.N. Plaza
Test Drive the Chevy Volt and electric Smart Car