Earth Day at the Brower Center
presented in partnership with Earth Island Institute,
the Ecology Center,
Saturday, April 18, 12:00-6:00PM
David Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley
$10 suggested donation
Join the David Brower Center for its first-ever Earth Day celebration, a fun-filled afternoon of community learning opportunities, family art activities, hands-on workshops, live music, and delicious organic food - all focused on protecting and honoring the planet we call home.
Earth Day attendees will have the chance to engage in critical conversations during the Climate Change Solutions Right Under Our Feet speaker panels. Topics include the pioneering field of carbon farming, climate-friendly consumption practices, and lessons for fighting climate change at the neighborhood level. Movement Generation’s Brooke Anderson, Nutiva’s John Roulac, Project Drawdown’s Amanda Ravenhill, and many others will be on hand to share their cutting-edge environmental perspectives.
Visitors can participate in an array of other activities throughout the day:
Creative reuse and garden tool fix-it workshops with the Ecology Center
Bike tuning with Waterside Workshops
Earth-inspired live artmaking projects by local artists
A carbon-neutral power demonstration by All Power Labs
Short films highlighting the impact of healthy soil on climate change and the fight by indigenous Alaskan women against oil development
Streets Alive!’s Strawberry Creek participatory chalk project and Earth Day flag-making activity
A special children’s storytelling session inside the Nylon Zoo's blue salmon tent
Country Joe McDonald and Bob Reid, Rob Reich, Ila Cantor, and Gayle Lynn and her Hired Hands will share their musical talents, and soulful local dishes will be offered by Andronico’s Community Markets, Red Door Catering, Phil’s Sliders, Swanky Catering, and Aurora Catering.
Valet bike parking will be available courtesy of Bike East Bay.