Sarasota Hosting Earth Day Festival on April 22

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SRQ DAILY FRIDAY WEEKEND EDITION FRIDAY APR 19, 2019

The public is invited to join the festivities as the City of Sarasota and UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County host a special Earth Day Festival on Monday, April 22, from 11:30am to 1:30pm at Selby Five Points Park in downtown Sarasota. The event will feature information booths throughout the park on a variety of environmental issues, including energy efficiency, stormwater pollution, composting, native plants, electric vehicles and more. Food will be available for purchase from Spice Boys food truck.

Visitors will also have a chance to: tour two tiny homes, pick up free bicycle gear, try an e-scooter, how to turn single-use plastics into reusable items and hear more about Sarasota in Motion, the city’s master plan. And, in recognition of Arbor Day and the City of Sarasota’s celebration of 33 years of being designated as a “Tree City USA” by the Arbor Day Foundation, some attendees will also be able to take home one of more than 70 free native plants and trees available at the festival, while supplies last. The giveaway is made possible by a grant received from the Native Plant Society.

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