11am – 6pm, 13 April, 2019 at Elmwood Park

There is free public parking in the UNO Parking Garage!   View Parking Map

2019 Schedule

Demonstration Tent

Sponsored by Green Omaha Coalition.
Experience hands on demonstrations led by local experts. Check back for schedule updates!  
11:00 AM: Tree Planting
12:00 PM: Rain Barrels
1:00 PM: Urban Chickens
2:00 PM: Permaculture
2:30 PM: Seed of the Year & Seed Saving
3:00 PM: Urban Beekeeping
3:30 PM: Urban Turkeys & Micro Chickens
4:00 PM: Rain Barrels

Main Stage

Join us for ongoing entertainment all day on the Main Stage.
11:00 AM – Yoga Rocks the Park
12:15 PM MUSIC Michael Murphy, Folk / Native American Flute
1:05 PM Eric Williams, OPPD
1:30 PM Friend of the Environment Awards 
1:55 PM MUSIC Edem Soul Music, World Soul
3:00 PM MUSIC: OJAI, Indie Rock
4:05 PM MUSIC: Nation, Gypsy Folk Jazz
5:20 PM
MUSIC MesonjixxR&B / Soul 

Children’s Tent

Interactive fun for children all day long!
US Army Corps of Engineers
Friends of Extension & 4-H Foundation in Douglas/Sarpy
Learn about rabbits and poultry!
‘Unplugged’ Computer Science Skills!
Make a recycled Horticulture project!
Ask a Master Gardener!

2019 Activities

Free Tree Climb Opportunity! EDO - (131)

Climb Nebraska’s state champion swamp white oak
with a rope and harness from 12pm-5pm.

-Presented by Nebraska Statewide Arboretum

 Zero Waste! compost-709020__340

Help us make this a Zero Waste event! Visit our Zero Waste stations to learn how to responsibly dispose of food scraps, non-recyclable organic waste, paper, cardboard, plastic and metal – and send nothing to the landfill! There will also be Hefty® EnergyBag™ orange bags for any non-recyclable plastics.

– Presented by Hillside Solutions & Firstar Recycling

EDO - (140)Valet Bike Parking! 

Biking is good for your health and the environment!
Avoid congested traffic and parking conditions by using
our safe, secure, free and friendly bike corral.

-Presented by  Mode Shift Omaha

 Electronics Recycling! 21369172_1208691872569913_5473910818279800755_n

Drop off your unwanted electronics and metal from 11am-5pm at the parking lot by the baseball field. Anything with a cord, motor or battery accepted! (Fees apply for televisions, alkaline batteries and microwaves.)

– Presented by Cross Electronic Recycling

 

EDO - (139)Beer Garden!

“Think Global, Act (or drink) Local” with all local beers including an exclusive Earth Day IPA (served in compostable cups)!

Presented by Jake’s Cigars & Spirits

 

Electric Vehicle Display!EV Exhibit1

Get the answers to all your EV questions from those who own and drive electric cars. Look under the hood. Slide behind the wheel. What you find will out about electric cars will amaze you.

– Presented by Nebraska Sierra Club

 

 

560603_10150857341768300_1196169807_n“Dust Off Your Bike” Station & Bike/Walk Tours!

Springtime means it’s time to tune up your bike and brush up on important safety tips. You can also join a guided tour to learn how easy active transportation can be.

 -Presented by Bike Walk Omaha

 

 

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Earth Day Omaha is running on a biofuel blend in an effort to reduce our consumption of fossil fuels. The biodiesel is made out of converted waste vegetable oil collected from area restaurants.

– Presented by Omaha Biofuels Coop

31959439_1864936596889937_4901097721038897152_nScience Zone!

Love science? Then be sure to stop by the NE SciFest Science Zone from 11am-4pm for fun hands-on science activities. All ages welcome.

– Presented by NE SciFest

 

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Food Court!

Purchase healthy foods from local food vendors! Choose from wood-fired pizza, egg rolls, breakfast burritos, quesadillas, kettle corn, gyros, falafel sandwiches, veggie samosas, baklava, sandwiches, fries, and so much more!

2019 Exhibitors

Visit over 100 exhibitors and vendors to find out how area nonprofits, businesses, governmental organizations, community groups and schools are promoting sustainable practices, environmental protection, and resource conservation.

⇒See this year’s exhibitors!

Interactive map coming soon.

 

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