22nd Annual Jim Thorpe Earth Day Festival April 27

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The 22nd Annual Jim Thorpe Earth Day Festival is set to kick off a big day of celebrations on Saturday, April 27th. (Rain date – April 28th) The festival was started in 1997 by a group of like-minded individuals who not only share a love for music and art but also a love for their environment. The Festival is based in beautiful Jim Thorpe, surrounded by mountains, streams and the Lehigh River.

The day begins with the Lehigh River Clean Up, one of the most important activities of the day. Also included in the festivities will be live music, handmade crafts, a basket raffle, delicious food, kids recycled craft area, a bounce house, face-painting, eco-workshops, good vibes and more!

Activities will be held at various locations around Downtown Jim Thorpe, including Josiah White Park, Dimmick Memorial Library and Horizons. The festival is free to the public but donations are always appreciated.

Now a non-profit organization, the Jim Thorpe Earth Day Festival aims to create a fun festival for the community while educating and promoting environmental awareness among local residents and tourists alike.

For more info or if you have questions about the Jim Thorpe Earth Day Celebration, call Shelli at 570-325-2079 or visit www.jimthorpeearthday.com

Schedule:

Dimmick Memorial Library

10am – 11am The Lorax Book Reading (Free gift from the Lorax – (Inside)

11am – 11:45pm Mason Dixon Strings

11am – 4pm Coloring Contest (inside)

11:30am – 12:30pm The Giving Tree Book Reading and Leaf Crown Craft (inside)

12pm – 12:45pm Thats What She Said

1pm – 1:45pm Wonderground

1pm – 2pm Waiting for Wings Book Reading and Craft w/ Mari Gruber from Bear Mountain Butterflies (inside)

2-pm – 2:45pm Dave Matsinko

3pm – 3:45pm Golden Twine

3pm – 4pm Mountain Dulcimar Workshop w/ Dave Matsinko (inside)

4pm – 4:45pm Hatter

5pm – 6:30pm DAKINI

Josiah White Park

9am – 12pm River Clean-Up (meet by the green bus)

All participants will get a Free Food Voucher

10am – 11am  Sound Birds

11am – 5pm Eamon’s Clone (in between sets)

10am – 5pm Earth Day Raffle

10am – 5pm Face Painting with Kim

10am – 6pm Jungle Bounce House

10am – 3pm Train Rides (fee)

11:30am – 12:30pm Magic Stew

12pm – 4pm Meet Woodsy Owl & Smokey Bear

12pm – 5pm Kids Craft Corner

1pm – 2pm Mason/Wilson Line

2pm – 2:30pm Hula Hoop Contest

2:30pm – 3:30pm Free Range Folk

4pm – 5pm Bandanna Brothers

5:30pm – 6:30pm Senile Delinquents

Horizons

12pm – 12:45pm Reggie Cointreau

1pm – 1:45pm Andrew Bowman

2pm – 2:45pm Mason Dixon Strings

3pm – 3:45pm Damian Walck

4pm – 4:45pm Eric Szollosy

5pm – 5:45pm Kevin Smith

Race Street Park

11am – 12pm Mother Earth Meditation & Prayer

12:30pm – 1:30pm Build Your Own Terrarium Workshop ($5.00 donation)

2:00pm – 3:00pm YOGA with Jenn

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May 24, 2019, 10:21 pm
 

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