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Everglades High School and City of Miramar Host First Everglades Earth Day Festival

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
 
WHO:                 
Everglades High School and City of Miramar
 
WHAT:     
Everglades High School, in partnership with the city of Miramar, is hosting its first Everglades Earth Day Festival – providing science, technology, art, ecology, music and health – fun for all ages. 
 
WHEN:     
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Noon – 8 p.m.
 
WHERE:    
Miramar Regional Park
16801 Miramar Parkway
Miramar, FL 33027
 
WHY:         
The Everglades Earth Day Festival is designed to encourage students, families, community members, businesses and institutions to consider the welfare of the planet and to nurture and cultivate the connections that sustain us. Organizers and the committee of teachers, administrators and students, along with representatives from the city of Miramar, hope to make this an annual event. The Miramar Cultural Center, Whole Foods and Aveda are participating, as well as clubs and organizations from schools across the county. The festival will feature performances, speakers, hands-on activities, food trucks, demonstrations, animals and art exhibits. The fee to enter the park is $5 per car. Information about the event is available online at earthdayfestivalmiramar@gmail.com.
 
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