Monday, April 13, 2009
Brazos Valley Earth Day Coming to Downtown Bryan
Downtown Bryan will proudly host Brazos Valley Earth Day 2009 on Saturday, April 18. The event will be held between S Tabor Ave and Regent Ave near the Brazos Valley Children’s Museum and the Bryan Public Library. The event is hosted by the City of Bryan, the City of College Station, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency, Keep Brazos Beautiful, Brazos Valley Children’s Museum and Texas A&M Recycling.
The Earth Day event will celebrate the Brazos Valley’s natural and cultural environment with music, refreshments, a kid’s zone and over 50 educational booths on environmental topics. Earth Day festivities are free to the public and will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 18th.
Music will be performed by the Rockafellas and free refreshments include Coca-Cola products, water, cotton candy and popcorn. The kid’s zone will feature an inflatable rock climbing wall, an inflatable obstacle course and environmental story times.
The educational booths will include information on gardening with native plants, local farming and produce, water conservation, recycling, solar and wind power, alternative transportation, composting and much more.
Other booths will include products for sale, such as recycled clothing, organic coffee and local produce and native plants.
The Brazos Valley Earth Day committee would like to thank the following sponsors of this year’s event: Aggieland Moonwalk, Bryan Coca-Cola Bottling, Brazos Valley Recycling, Lamar Advertising, Texas Commercial Waste, Village Foods, 107.3 The Planet, Angonia Printing, Bryan Target, College Station Utilities (CSU), Cycles Etc., Downtown Bryan Economic Development Association (DBEDA), Starbucks, Stearns Design Build and The Rockafellas.
For more information on Brazos Valley Earth Day 2009 visit www.brazosvalleyearthday.com.
Additional Contact Information
Sustainability Programs Coordinator
City of Bryan, Environmental Services Division
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