Go Green LA!
EarthFest LA and 6th Annual Concert in the Park for the Environment (formally known as South Los Angeles Earth Fest) will take place on Saturday April 23, 2011, at Kenneth Hahn Regional Park, from 10am to 6pm. The event will include entertaining and educational activities, an Environmental Expo, and a Concert featuring head- liners Paul Brown and Jessy J.
Admittance to the Expo
Admittance to the Expo portion of the event is free, where one can find healthy cooking demonstrations, youth educational activities, gardening tips for urban, green job symposium, green product demonstrations, concessions and family fun.
Those performing at “Earthfest LA Concert in the Park for the Environment” include Grammy-winning jazz guitar legend, Paul Brown, saxophonist, Jessy J and rising star saxophonist, Jackiem Joyner. The concert begins at 1:30 p.m.; seating starts an hour prior. Tickets start at $40 and proceeds help support California Greenworks programs.
“Our music lineup this year is pretty exciting,” says Mike Meador, founder and CEO, California Greenworks, Inc. “We’re hoping to draw in a wide audience to help support California Greenworks initiatives such as Water Links!, our Urban Youth Watershed Environmental Education Program and MLK, Jr. Boulevard Mainstreet Greening Initiative, as well as other beautification projects in South Los Angeles.”
History of LA GreenFest
In 2006 California Greenworks organized the first Earth Day Festival in South Los Angeles, California. Now known as Earthfest LA, the environmental focus aims to improve the quality of life in urban communities throughout southern LA. Recent efforts include: restoration of waterways, educating elementary school kids on the importance of protecting the environment, and creating a community-based program that raises watershed pollution awareness.
About California Greenworks
California Greenworks Incorporated is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization formed to promote environmental protection, sustainability, community revitalization and economic development throughout urban communities in southern California. California Greenworks seeks to improve the quality of urban life through various programs and projects that advocate open space preservation in urban communities, restoration of waterways, and community beautification activities. For more information please visit: www.earthfestla.org and www.californiagreenworks.org.
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