10/10/10 “U Gotta Go Green” Eco-Extravaganza at Mercato in Naples.
Big event ending with drum circle at 4:30.
Check out above web site for all the details.
When: Sunday, October 10, 2010 10:00 AM
Where: The Mercato
9118 Strada Place Suite #8205
Naples, FL 34119
Here in Southwest Florida as part of the 350.org Global Work Party initiatve, we are holding a “U Gotta Go Green” Eco- Extravaganza at the Mercato on Vanderbilt Beach Rd. and US 41 in Naples. It will be an amazing event with a full day of eco-related programming, fun and entertainment that will include a vast array of action options!
Tink of it as a massive Stree Fair with an Eco-Twist!! You definitely will want to be a part of this history-making event! For all of the dtails and lots of articles, go to UGottaGoGreen.com.
Circle 10/10/10 on your calendar now.That’s the date! The environmental programs, exhibits, demonstrations, information and entertainment will be offered from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Community drumming and Eco-networking after-party to follow.
Some of the activities that will be offered are:
● Bicycle Obstacle Course & Safety for Children
● Solar Powered Pontoon Boat & Electric Bike Demo
● Worm Hotel & Preditor Safe Chicken Coops
● Kid’s Art Activities Utilizing Recycled Materials
● Reducing Your Carbon Paw-print with “Tiffy”, the Dog for the Earth
● “Going Green”, Sustainability & Eco-related Book Display
● Bird House Building & Rain Barrel-making Workshops
● Creative Clothesline Display & Contest
● Commuter & Touring Bike Testers from Local Bike Shops
● Green Auto Exhibition, Electric Porsche, Veggie-mobiles, GEM Car Demo
● Organic Cooking Demos, Tastings, Cookbook & Co-ops
● Alternative Energy Exhibits & Solar Products
● Free Seedlings & Plants – Fruit Tree and Garden Sale
● Discounts on Eco and Environmentally-Related Products
● Gardening Course Sign-ups & Farm Tour Registrations
● “No Impact Challenge” Participant Commitment
● Gulf Oil Truth & Disaster Action Groups
● “Trashion-ista” Repurposed Clothing Fashion Show & “Brunch-eon”
● On-Site Recycling Collection Bins, Paper Shredder, E-Waste Truck
● “Eco-Speaker’s Corner” Soap Box
● Live Art – Interactive Community Creation of Recycled Art Sculpture
● Closing Ceremony & Drumming Circle Celebration
● Green Rewards After-Party & Eco-networking
● Drawing for Fabulous Prizes – Grand Prize: A 5-day/4-night stay at the Tupana
Eco-Lodge in the Amazon Jungle donated by Outside the Box Studio!
If you or your organization would like to be involved, please contact us immediately at info@UGottaGoGreen.com to discuss the possibilities.
If you would like to donate a “green” prize for our raffle drawings which will be ongoing from Noon-3 pm, shout-outs will be made for all contributors!
On October 10th, 2010 we’ll show our leaders that we, the people, are committed to protecting, preserving and improving our environment. We can each do our part in reducing our carbon footprint and treading more lightly on the planet. Now let’s get to work!
We look forward to your participation in helping to make this an influential and successful event.
For those of you on Facebook, please share our 10/10/10 fan page:
http://tinyurl.com/Facebook-10-10-10 and our 10/10/10 event page: http://tinyurl.com/FB-10-10-10-Event with your friends!
Please help us to spread the word about this exciting event!
The 10/10/10 U Gotta Go Green Eco-Extravaganza Planning Committee
•Please bring only Eco-friendly food and drink with you.
•Try to Walk, Bike (there will be bike racks available), Take Public Transportation or Share a Ride to the event –www.PickUpPal.com/pup/group/UGottaGoGreen www.CommuterServicesFl.com or call 1-866-585-RIDE.
•Please bring as many items for recycling as you can such as:
•FREE ONSITE PAPER SHREDDING Papers, confidential records, sensitive documents, e-storage & computers – Adera Onsite Security Shredding
•Ink cartridges and batteries of every shape and size – Best Buy
•Corks & #5 Plastics – Whole Foods
•Cell phones and unused toiletries for the The Naples Women’s Shelter
•Clean clothing and household items for St. Matthew’s House
•Ass’d recyclable materials – Collier County Waste Management Dept.
•Rewards will be given for any Eco-actions taken that day…qualifying you for more chances to win our grand prize – A 5-day/4-night stay at the Tupana Eco-Lodge in the Amazon Jungle!