Celebrate Earth Day with the experts at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center on Saturday, April 20. The event, sponsored in part by Waste Management will feature bluegrass music by Franko and the Fiends, festival food, environmental demos and exhibits, animal ambassadors, arts and crafts, local vendors, nature hikes, a childrenís garden, traditional Muscogee Indian dancing, and so much more.
The Earth Day Festival starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. Tickets are just $2 and children under six get in free.
Food and merchandise will also be available for purchase.
Waste Management's new and environmentally friendly compressed natural gas trucks will be on display. Waste Management will also create an edible landfill with the kids for a sweet take home snack.
Students from the Seaside Neighborhood School will have their robots in action while Paxton middle school students show how they have taken their Biophilia knowledge to the next level.
Donít miss out on the raffle with great restaurants, activities, weekend stays, and other items to be won.
The centerís newest exhibit, The World of Wonder (W.O.W.), will be unveiled on Earth Day. Experience this 4-D interactive 6-foot sphere that transports you into outer space and gives you a true global perspective.
"The World of Wonder shows our planet in ways that you havenít seen before," said the center's Lauren Bray. "Join the Biophilia Center for a family friendly day of environmental fun aimed at educating the community about protecting and appreciating our precious Earth."
Visit www.eowilsoncenter.orgto learn more about this non-profit educational center.
AT A GLANCE
E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center
4956 Sate Highway 20 East
Freeport, Florida 32439
Approximately 4 miles east of U.S. 331 on Hwy 20.