“Soil-to-Soil” The Environmental Cycle of Life

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 25, 2016 at 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM

Location: Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing Street

Phone: 260-489-4614

Email: ringenberg1113@aol.com

Link: http://www.hoosierreleaf.com

Event Description

April 25, 2016 Updated Apr 25, 2016 at 10:29 AM EDT

Hoosier ReLeaf is excited to present this very special FREE event “Soil-to-Soil” in recognition of Earth day, Arbor Day, Enviro Day, Eco Day, and World Soil Day. The event will be held on Monday, April 25 from 3pm to 8pm at Parkview Field and is free for all to attend!

From wetlands to city parks; from birds-of-prey to honeybees; from trees and plants to the chairs you sit on and the food on your table, this commemorative celebration features 50+ public, private, and not-for-profit groups representing local, state, and national environmental interests.

The event will feature displays, educational activities, presentations, demonstrations, tree grafting, tree planting, chainsaw woodcarvings, food, a silent auction…and more. It is co-sponsored by Indiana Michigan Power & Granite Ridge Builders.

• 5:30pm Keynote speaker Tim Womick…”the Modern-day Johnny Appleseed”
• 5pm-8pm Winetasting hosted by Two EE’s & Country Heritage Wineries
• 6:30pm-7:30pm Live bluegrass music by the “Kitchen Table Players”
Plus special guest Mascots:
• “Treeture Creatures” Steward and Woody the Sap Tapper
• Smokey Bear • Johnny TinCap • Dr. I.C. Coldwater • Kingston

Founded in 1991, Hoosier ReLeaf is a not-for-profit education and action organization aimed at improving our environment through more and better trees. Hoosier ReLeaf encourages citizens across the state of Indiana to preserve the environment and to reforest local communities through its sponsorship and coordination of tree-planting projects and environmental education programs. It is a volunteer organization supported by limited funding from state and national grants, and donor contributions.

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