"Growing Green" - Saturday, April 20 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sherman TX Municipal Ballroom and Grounds
Keynote Address at 11:00 am
The festival will open at 7:30 with the American Heart Association Heart Chase. The Keynote Address is at 11:00. The event offers a variety of recycling opportunities including electronic waste, ink and toner cartridges, medicine bottles, Styrofoam, ball caps, eye glasses and sunglasses, and athletic shoes.
Children's activities include a children's art show, a trash audit and several booths that teach children how to make things from items that would normally wind up in the landfill. Workshops for adults include topics such as recycling, rain water harvesting, composting, square foot gardening, solar and wind energy, electric vehicle conversion, reducing energy consumption.
A mail-in art show themed “Earth in Flux” sponsored by Grayson College Art Department will hang the day of the show. Like “Texoma Earth Day Festival” on facebook. More information and registration forms are available on the festival website www.earthdaytexoma.org.