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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Greenfest at Howard Community College

 Today April 13 is the day for Greenfest at Howard Community College. The event will take place in Burrill Galleria and Quad from 10 am to 4 pm.  The following is the posted info on the Howard County Government webpage:

"NEW for 2013 - Native Plant Sale all day on the Quad with 7 vendors and denim collection for recycling into insulation. 

Bring your blue jeans, electronics, eye glasses, binoculars, bicycles and bike parts for Bikes for the World, sewing machines, and items for Goodwill and Habitat for Humanity all for recycling and reuse.

Children's activities include an outdoor nature playspace, "How-To Cowboy" workshop that includes a lesson on whistling through acorns, live reptiles and amphibians, and more.

Workshops will feature tower gardening, stormwater utility, citizen science programs, seed bombs, energy, composting, and more. A mini farmer's market will also be back this year. Plan your day with us by checking out the Schedule of Workshops and Events HERE. Vegetarian (and non-vegetarian) food will be available for sale on site as well so bring a blanket and plan to picnic on the Quad!

Shredding event from 10am - 2pm - Limit 3 bags or boxes per resident.

Rain Barrel Workshop Registration - Registration is now full. Workshops are open to the public, however free barrels are already assigned to registrants. Please visit the Schedule of Workshops and Events above for times."

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