First Annual Beautiful Earth Day Block Party on the Brooklyn Waterfront
Beautiful Earth Day is a sustainable block party open to the public, featuring local companies, entertainers, workshops and artisans. Beautiful Earth Group's Solar-powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station's gates will be open and guests will be invited to take a tour and view the zero emissions, 100% electric MINI E. Power for the event will be collected by Beautiful Earth Group, and provided by the SUN!
The event will take place on May 23rd, 2010 on Degraw Street between Columbia and Van Brunt Streets.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
-Beautiful Earth Group's Solar-powered Electric Vehicle Charging Station and 100% electric MINI E
-WFMU's Trent Wolbe's solar-powered radio show with special guest interviews, DJs and live music
-iPhone app Project Noah creator Yasser Ansari leading urban wildlife tours
-Josh Hadar of Hadar Metal Design displaying his solar-powered tricycle
-Live music by Barkuna
-Audio performance by Phillip Stearns
-Delicious samples from Columbia Street's own Nine Cakes
-Urban Meadow will offer arts and crafts made from recycled materials;
-Stories from Barefoot Books;
-Book Swap and Donation;
-Solar-powered mini vehicle design competition
Forward-thinking representatives from Solar One, Opportunity Green, the Columbia Waterfront Neighborhood Association (COWNA), the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative and various other community groups will be in attendance offering eco-focused information.
and much more!!