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Earth Day in the Park 2020 NEW DATE!
Saturday, September 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Community Center & Shady Park

2020 Events & Vendors

Activities at the Community Center

  • Green School Grants Award presentation
  • Earthy Microtalks on protecting our plants & animals, preserving our resources and sustainable living
  • Cooking Demonstrations with Second Harvest Food Bank Culinary Training Program and Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen at the Center for Health & Wellbeing
  • Green Folk from rethink Your Commute,  St. Margaret Mary’s Care for Creation committee, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission and Orange County Environmental Protection Division

Activities in Shady Park

  • Acroyoga with Full Circle Yoga
  • Basic bike repair with REI Co-op
  • Mobile Plant Clinic from UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
  • Make & Takes with Crealdé School of Art, Mead Botanical Garden, Rollins Sustainability Program, Winter Park Garden Club and the Parks & Recreation Family Fun Program
  • Interactive educational booths with Full Sail Labs
  • Green Folk from Fleet Farming, Florida Native Plant Society Tarflower Chapter, IDEAS For Us, Keep Winter Park Beautiful & Sustainable Advisory Board, Orange County Audubon Society, St. Johns Riverkeepers, Winter Park Land Trust, Winter Park Public Library, City of Winter Park Sustainability Program, Lakes & Natural Resources Divisions, and Water & Wastewater Utilities Department
  • Electric Car Show featuring Tesla and more
  • Children’s show with Penelope, Princess of the Peacocks of the Winter Park History Museum
  • Tree giveaway & care info compliments of the Urban Forestry Division in celebration of Arbor Day
  • Caladium bulb sales from Winter Park Blooms
  • Human-powered Snow Cones
  • Shoes 4 Kids used shoes collection
  • Friendship 1 Fire Truck Mobile Playground
  • Earthy Book Walk led by the Winter Park Public Library

2020 Schedule at a Glance

10 – 10:40 a.m. Community Center
Elm Room
Welcome
Green School Grants Awards past & future projects
10 – 10:20 p.m. Community Center
Oak Room
Earthy Microtalk
Going Solar in Winter Park with Mary Dipboye
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Shady Park
Grassy Area
Acroyoga for all ages with Full Circle Yoga
10:30 – 10:50 p.m. Community Center
Oak Room
Earthy Microtalk
Electric Vehicles with Commissioner Todd Weaver
11 – 11:20 .m. Community Center
Elm Room
Earthy Microtalk
Bugs for kids with Roi Levin, EPLS
11 – 11:20 .m. Community Center
Oak Room
Earthy Microtalk
Local Hikes with REI Co-op
11 – 11:40 a.m. Community Center
Cedar Room
Cooking Demonstration
Holly Luisi, Second Harvest Food Bank Culinary Training Program
11:30 – 11:50 p.m. Community Center
Elm Room
Earthy Microtalk
Winter Park Tree Canopy with Josh Nye, Urban Forestry Division
11:30 – 11:50 a.m. Community Center
Oak Room
Earthy Microtalk
Biking Local with REI Co-op
noon – 12:30 p.m. Shady Park
Grassy Area
Children’s Show
Penelope, Princess of the Peacocks of the Winter Park History Museum
noon – 12:20 p.m. Community Center
Elm Room
Earthy Microtalk
Tree Selection & Planting with Stephen Pategas, Hortus Oasis
noon – 12:20 p.m. Community Center
Oak Room
Earthy Microtalk
Creating Backyard Bird Habitat with Orange Audubon Society
noon – 12:40 p.m. Community Center
Cedar Room
Cooking Demonstration
Collette Haw, Nourish Coffee Bar + Kitchen at the Center for Health & Wellbeing
12:30 – 12:50 p.m. Community Center
Elm Room
Earthy Microtalk
Building a Green Home with Charles Clayton Construction
12:30 – 12:50 p.m. Community Center
Oak Room
Earthy Microtalk
Winter Park Lakes & Natural Resources with Megan Johansson & Tim Egan, Lakes & Natural Resources Divisions
1 – 1:40 p.m. Community Center
Cedar Room
Cooking Demonstration
Kendra Lott, Edible Orlando
1 – 1:20 p.m. Community Center
Elm Room
Earthy Microtalk
Composting 101 with John Roberts, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
1 – 1:20 p.m. Community Center
Oak Room
Earthy Microtalk
State of Recycling in Winter Park with Vanessa Balta Cook, City of Winter Park Sustainability Program
1:30 – 1:50 p.m. Community Center
Elm Room
Earthy Microtalk
Florida Friendly Landscaping with Tina McIntyre, UF/IFAS Extension Orange County
1:30 – 1:50 p.m. Community Center
Oak Room
Earthy Microtalk
Coyotes in Florida: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly with Lauren Barth, Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

2020 Event Partners

2020 Community Partners

Gold Community Partner

Silver Community Partner

Bronze Community Partner

Massey Services logo

Green Sustainer Community Partner

DeCiccio & Johnson Associates, LLC logo
The Law Offices of Douglas W. Bond, P.A. logo
Hortus Oasis logo
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