Hilltown Community Celebration for Earth Day
2007 Earth Day Celebration in the Hilltowns
On Sunday, April 22nd, hilltown families are invited to gather at the Community House in Cummington for a day full of fun activities to celebrate Earth Day:
ACTIVITIES & DISPLAYS
- Pedal powered grain mill
- Bike Maintenance and Repair Clinic
- Music and speakers.
- Electric bike demonstration
- Seed and Perennial Exchange
- Children’s activities with Holiday Farm and the CFC
- Local, organic lunch for sale. Bring plates & utensils.
- Lots & loads & heaps of information from area groups and resources.
7:30 a.m.– Bird walk. Beginning at the Berkshire Trail Elementary School in Cummington. Bring binoculars and take a walk with Bob and Holly, two experienced and skilled birders.
8:30 a.m. – Roadside Clean-up. Meet at the Berkshire Trail Elementary School in Cummington. Bring gloves.
10:00 a.m. – Speaker. Eric Weiss from Hilltown Resource Management will speak on “Recycling and Trash Management.”
10:45 a.m. – Music. Eric Walker will grace us with one of his beautiful songs.
11:00 a.m. – Speaker. Chris Kilfoyle from Berkshire Photovoltaics will speak on “Photovoltaic Solar Energy.”
11:45 a.m. – Music. Cummington Family Center. Children’s Chorus.
Noon – Speaker. Jennifer Lee will offer a presentation on “Local Native American Lifestyle, Past and Present.”
12:45 p.m. – Music. Mary Wheelan, a local folk musician, will sing a few original songs for the earth.
1:00 p.m. – Speaker. Lynn Benanard from Co-op Power will speak on “Bio-diesel and Renewable Energy.”
1:30 p.m. – Music. Radio Free Earth performance with musicians Josh and Kim Wachtel.
2:00 p.m. – Speaker. Sal Peabody, will offer an “Introduction to Permaculture.”
2:45 p.m. – Music. Sarah Stockwell Arthen.
3:15 p.m. – Performance. Valerianna Claff will present Sacred Story and Sound.
The Cummington Community House is located at 33 Main Street in Cummington, MA. For more information contact Alice or Amy at the Old Creamery at 413-634-5560, or visit their web site: www.ourworldbydesign.com.