The City of Springfield Office of Public Works announced that its 25th Annual Earth Awareness Fair will take place Saturday, April 22 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm on the grounds of the Old State Capitol in downtown Springfield. This event will occur rain or shine!
This free, family-friendly event will feature more than 40 exhibitors highlighting topics including recycling, reuse, energy efficiency, alternative energy, native plants and habitats, local and organic foods, and water conservation.
The afternoon will also feature live music, games, crafts, activities and programs from organizations including Henson Robinson Zoo and a special bee presentation by Arvin Pierce. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase.
For those individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, translators will be present at scheduled workshops as well as at other activities.
For individuals and businesses interested in exhibiting or volunteering, please contact Adena Rivas, Community Programs Coordinator at 217.789.2255 or Adena.Rivas@Springfield.il.us
Please check back regularly for an updated list of events and participants.