Miami goin Green!

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Saturday April 24, Bayfront Park...FREE!

Miami Goin' Green Earth Day Event

It's the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day and Bayfront Park will once again host Miami Goin' Green, an eco-friendly celebration on Saturday April 24, 2010. The event that's scheduled to run from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. will offer live entertainment, hands-on activities for the entire family and close to 80 green exhibitors.

Last year, it drew close to 10,000 people and organizers plan to exceed those numbers by providing a variety of unique exhibitors, two open stages that will showcase live performances and seminars throughout the day and green-friendly interactive activities including:
U.S. Gas & Electric Bike Valet and Wash - Bike your way to Miami's Bayfront Park and your bike will be taken care of at this valet.
Alternative Fuel Alley - Take a stroll down this alley to see electric cars and other high-efficiency vehicles.
Human-Powered Bike Blender - Jump on this bike to blend your very own eco-friendly smoothie.
Jungle Island Experience - Enjoy the animal performances brought to you by your favorite jungle, and visit their horticulture area to see how green you can get without the use of pesticides.
Hybrid Test Drives - For those non-green vehicle owners looking to make the switch, check out the hybrids and highly efficient vehicles on display and available for test drives.
Secure Paper Shredding - Bring in your documents for hassle-free, complimentary secure shredding.
Fashion Forward: A Clothing Swap - Browse the mini-store and bring lightly worn items that you no longer wear such as suits, dresses, children's clothes, shoes, purses and belts in order to swap them for items that you will wear.
eWaste Drop Off - This tech recycling station will collect old tech items that require special disposal such as batteries, cell phones, computers and monitors.
Traditional Recycling Stations - Discard paper, plastic and aluminum cans at one of several stations throughout the park.

In addition to this event, Miami Goin' Green will celebrate Earth Day's 40th Anniversary on Thursday April 22 by attempting a Solar-powered ocean crossing from the Bahamas to Miami on a green catamaran. This type of crossing is the first of its kind on a retail boat. Because event-organizers strive to reduce, reuse and recycle, Miami Goin' Green will operate on 100% alternative fuel with solar-power and bio-diesel generators.