The 3rd annual Riverbend Earth Day Festival is Saturday and this year, it’s at a new location. Previously hosted at The Nature Institute in Godfrey, the new home is Piasa Harbor on the Great River Road which should offer more space for vendors and participants.
TNI’s Amy Curry says they have partnered with the Sierra Club, Great Rivers Land Trust, The National Great Rivers Research and Education Center and the Green Business Alliance to bring more attention to the event which she hopes will attract an larger audience:
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There will be live music, make-it and take-it workshops for adults and kids, and organized hikes along the trails, as well as electronics recycling and textile collection. It will be held rain or shine tomorrow from noon-6pm. For more information on the event, call 466-9930.
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