Piasa Harbor along the Great River Road will host the 5th annual Riverbend Earth Day event Saturday from noon-6pm.  There will be live music, make-it and take-it workshops for adults and kids, and organized hikes along the trails.  The Big Z will be one of a growing number of businesses you can visit at the festival.

There is also an educational aspect to the day.  Allison Rhanor of the National Great Rivers Research and Education Center tells The Big Z she will be teaching kids about the smaller creatures.

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There will also be electronics recycling and yoga, and will be held rain or shine from Noon to 6pm Saturday.  For more information on the event, call 466-9930.  Make sure to visit the Big Z booth while you're there!


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