Louisiana Earth Day 2015, April 19

Louisiana Earth Day 2015 April 19, Sunday, Noon-6:00 p.m. 25th Anniversary Celebration! Educational Activities Noon-5:00 p.m. Downtown Baton Rouge

Louisiana Earth Day, one of the nation’s largest environmental festivals, will celebrate its 25th anniversary on April 19th in downtown Baton Rouge. The festival features hands-on educational activities for all ages from noon until 5:00 p.m., and live entertainment on several stages from noon until 6:00 p.m.

Earth Day fosters both individual and corporate environmental awareness and action through creative exhibits and activities produced by over 400 volunteers. Regional music and food remind us to enjoy and celebrate the unique culture and beauty of our state.

Our new exhibits, Plant and Seed Swap, Alternative Fuel Vehicles, Youth Bike Safety Simulation, and Earth Market will join Earth for Children, Wetlands Tent, Earth Walk, and Recycle Fair to offer a wealth of opportunities to learn how we can work together to build a sustainable environment!

“The Louisiana Earth Day festival is one of the largest environmental festivals in the country, and is focused on our state’s love of Louisiana and the need to preserve our beautiful environment for future generations,” said Mayor-President Melvin L. “Kip” Holden. “Baton Rouge is pleased to welcome families from across the state to our city to learn more about the importance of citizen environmental stewardship.”

Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie and Marcia Ball headline our music entertainment. A full schedule is attached as the second page of this press release. The event is produced by Louisiana Earth Day, Inc., a 501(c)3 organization, which is supported by a community coalition of hundreds of volunteers that include numerous sponsors and organizations representing government, business and industry, educators, and not-for-profit groups.

Earth Day sponsors are as follows: Diamond Level: City of Baton Rouge, Parish of East Baton Rouge, Winn-Dixie, Entergy, Progressive Waste Solutions, ExxonMobil, Lamar, The Advocate, WRKF; iHeartMedia, and NBC33; Gold Level: Georgia-Pacific, BASF, Ch2MHill, and Baton Rouge Coca-Cola Bottling Company; Silver Level: Whole Foods, EMR, and Thomasgraphics.

For a complete event listing and map visit http://www.laearthday.org.

via Louisiana Earth Day 2015 set for April 19.

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