Co-sponsors of the Earth Day Festival in Forsyth Park on April 21st include the City of Savannah and “Green Themed” environmentally responsible Judge Realty Company among others. Sponsorship funds will be used to cover the cost of recycling old paint, motor oil, batteries, cell phones, aluminum, metals, plastics, newsprint and more. Recycle Rama takes place 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the south end of the park. The Earth Day Festival will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with more than 80 exhibitors and vendors expected to be on-hand. Come watch Frisbee dogs and nationally renowned performer Jack Golden in "Water, Water Everywhere."
Many events will be available to the public including a Family Fun Run, 10 a.m. on the east side of the park. Registration for this 5K run/walk event begins at 9:30 a.m. Pre-register by calling 652-7981. Georgia Organics hosted by the Coastal Growers Association Farmer’s Market will provide an opportunity to shop for fresh goods and learn about the importance of organic and local produce from local growers. Free vision screenings hosted by the Georgia Lighthouse Foundation. Bring your old glasses and hearing aids to be recycled and get your vision tested for free. Make Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop. Learn how to transform a 32-gallon trash can into a harvester of rain water. Make it a point to stop by the Judge Realty Booth and learn more about the importance of utilizing energy efficient fluorescent lighting. Courtesy of General Electric. Lori and her crew will be giving away free energy efficient light bulbs to get you on the toad to keeping our planet clean and green.