Full Schedule for NEPA Green Fair

NEPA Green Fair & 5K for Clean Air

Saturday, May 5th 

Blakely Borough Recreation Complex (100 Keystone Ave, Peckville, PA)

Bring your friends & family to NEPA Green Fair on May 5th in Peckville to support our growing environmental movement. Get some exercise, have some fun, and learn about what you can do to protect our environment. 

PROCEEDS will benefit Citizens for a Healthy Jessup & Friends of Lackawanna who have been fighting a massive landfill expansion and gas power plant in Lackawanna County, PA. Come and support their efforts to protect our environment, health, community well-being, and the reputation and dignity of our region.

5K RUN / WALK FOR CLEAN AIR! {9am}

* Register at racemenu.com/nepa 

* Day of registration: $30 begins @ 8am by Tennis Courts

NEPA GREEN FAIR {Free Entry, 10am-4pm}

* Raffle Baskets * Eco-Friendly Vendors & Exhibitors * Local Food * Live Music * Free Yoga * Workshops * Kids Activities * Crafts * Games * & Much More! *

KIDS ACTIVITIES

* Live Birds of Prey Presentation (12pm)

* Rock painting by Scranton Rocks

*Arts & crafts

* Face & body painting

* Field Games related to ecology by Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter

* Hands-on environmental learning activities by various local environmental non-profit and governmental organizations: learn about watersheds, macro-invertebrates, pollinators and more! 

MUSIC SCHEDULE

10:15 AM: Steve Werner Music

11:15 AM: Sara Hulse

12:15 PM: Dave Brown of the Dishonest Fiddlers

1:15 PM: Charles Havira

2:15 PM: Sweetnest

3:15 PM: Rich Janov

PRESENTATIONS

10 AM 5K Awards Ceremony

11 AM- Friends of Lackawanna (music stage)

12 PM- Citizens for A Healthy Jessup (music stage)

1:00 PM- Replacing cleaning products with Young Living Essential Oil (Young Living Table)

WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

10:15 AM: Ecological & Edible Landscaping Bear Creek Organics

10:45 AM: Composting & Intro to Gardening The Greenhouse Project

11:15 AM: Waste Reduction- Lackawanna County Office of Sustainability

12:00 PM-1:00 PM: A Live Birds of Prey Presentation by Endless Mountains Nature Center

1:15 PM: Life Cycle of Gas

1:45: Solar 101 Sustainable Energy Education and Development Support (SEEDS)

2:45- 3:15 PM: Pollinators Lackawanna Backyard Beekeepers

YOGA SCHEDULE (Sponsored by Nearme yoga):

10:15 AM: Vinyasa with Scott Jacoby

12:30 PM: Kundalini Yoga with Bryan Dewey

2:30 PM: Vinyasa with Brittany Burger

 

(All schedules subject to change)

VENDORS & EXHIBITORS:

Check out the complete list of vendors & exhibitors

SUSTAINABILITY:

* Water Stations- Bring own reusable water bottle to fill-up

* Sneaker Recycling: Bring used athletic sneakers to donate to MORE Foundation Group

* ELECTRONIC RECYCLING:

-Only accepting: Flat screen tv’s, computer towers, laptops, tablets, cell phones, stereo receivers, DVD/ VCR players, car batteries, and old house electrical wire aluminum, copper, brass.

-DO NOT BRING- old crt tv’s and computer monitors,big projector tv’s and printers, microwaves, refrigerators, etc..

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:

If interested in volunteering the day of the event, please email nepagreenfair@gmail.com

SPONSORS:

Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter, Dunmore Drug Store; Toyota of Scranton; Nearme yoga; Clean Air Council; Peace and Justice Center; Food & Water Watch – Pennsylvania; LAMAR Advertising, SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania; Energy Justice Network; Natural Awakenings Magazine; Thrive Creative Design; The Color Junction; Brandt Chiropractic and Wellness; SEEDS; Curtin & Heefner LLP; Center for Health, Environment, and Justice, Weis Markets, Schiff’s

FACEBOOK: facebook.com/nepagreenfair

WEBSITE: nepagreenfair.org

DONATE: https://nepagreenfair.wordpress.com/donate/

QUESTIONS? Email us at nepagreenfair@gmail.com

 

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