Berks County Earth Day and Great American Clean Up
Apr 01, 2015 12:00AM
The annual Berks County Earth Day Celebration will be held rain or shine from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 25, at Riverfront Park, in Reading. Family-friendly activities include workshops and demonstrations about sustainability, tips for green living, educational talks covering global and community issues, a drum circle, and a tent with such children’s activities as yoga and a snake-and-animal farm.
GMO Free PA will discuss shopping organically on a budget and how to keep the kitchen pantry free of genetically engineered ingredients. Food will be available for purchase from the Perk Up Truck and local farmers. Entertainment includes performances by Medicine Horse Singers and Native American dancers among others.
This year’s event will be held in conjunction with the Reading Beautification Great American Clean Up, which begins at 7 a.m. the same day. A recycling drive will collect items such as gently used clothing, paper products, electronics, battery-operated items, batteries, plastic bags and more.
The city of Reading, Giorgio Fresh Foods and Natural Awakenings are among the event’s sponsors.