Briefs: OA Earth Day April 17, 2009

Free Earth Day events to be at Mesa County Fairgrounds April 18

Wondering what on earth to do this weekend?

The Earth Day 2009 celebration, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, is a great place to start.

The free event is at the Mesa County Fairgrounds’ Expo Park, 2785 U.S. Highway 50. There will be 62 booths geared toward green awareness and arts, healthy living, community groups and nonprofit organizations.

There will be entertainment, kids art events and activities, food and fun. Individuals can learn more about organizations and products available in western Colorado.

The entertainment schedule is as follows:

• 11 a.m. to noon, Sandy Lind.

• Noon to 12:30 p.m., Khubsurat Ruh Middle Eastern Dance Troupe.

•12:30–1:30 p.m., 17th Street Band.

• 1:45–3 p.m., Flat Top Reed.

• 3:15–4 p.m., They.

• 4:15–5 p.m., Ron Standing Band.

The festival is sponsored by High Noon Solar and KAFM 88.1 Community Radio. Call
241-0209 for more information.


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