11am – 6pm, 21 April, 2018 at Elmwood Park

There is free public parking in the UNO Parking Garage! See the parking map here.

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.

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2018 Schedule

Main Stage

Join us for ongoing entertainment all day on the Main Stage.
 Full lineup coming soon!
11:00 AM MUSIC David Corbin, Folk 
11:20 AM – Hefty® EnergyBag™ Program 
11:30 AM – Congressional Candidate Forum with UNO Gateway Staff 
12:30 PM MUSIC Edem Soul Music, World Soul 
1:10 PM – OPPD Candidate Forum 
2:05 PM – Friend of the Environment Awards 
2:20 PM MUSIC Matt Cox, County & Blues 
3:00 PM – Mayor Bob Dixson, Sustainable Cities 
 3:45 PM – Ali S. Khan, Dean, UNMC College of Public Health
4:10 PM MUSIC Mynabirds, Indie Pop
5:00 PM – Joel Sartore, National Geographic Wildlife Photographer

Demonstration Tent

Sponsored by Green Omaha Coalition.
11:00 AM:  Environmental Activism 
11:30 AM:  Tree Planting 
12:00 PM:  How to Support Monarch & Other Pollinators 
12:30 PM:  Industrial Hemp: “That Ditchweed Along Your Fence Might be More Valuable Than Your Corn.” 
1:0 PM:  Hydroponics 
1:30 PM:  Urban Chickens & Turkeys 
2:00 PM:  Urban Beekeeping 
2:30 PM:  Bus Riding 101 
3:00 PM:  Solar Panels 
3:30 PM:  Stormwater Management 
4:00 PM:  Rain Barrels

Health & Wellness

Participate in these active demonstrations on the grass! 
11:00 AM:  Capoeira Angola
12:00 PM:  The Omaha International Folk Dancers 
1:00 PM:  Yoga Rocks the Park 
2:00 PM:  Omaha Jitterbugs 
3:00 PM:  Omaha Tai Chi Association
4:00 PM:  Acro Omaha 

2018 Activities

Free Tree Climb Opportunity! EDO - (131)

Climb Nebraska’s state champion swamp white oak
with a rope and harness from 11am-4pm.

-Presented by Nebraska Statewide Arboretum

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 - (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 Omaha Bikes

Composting! compost-709020__340

Turn your food scraps and non-recyclable organic waste (we’re looking at you napkins and soiled paper products) into nutrient rich soil by disposing of them in one of our many compost collection bins.

– Presented by Hillside Solutions

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 and Infusion Brewing Co.

Recycling!

Recycle paper, cardboard, plastic and metal in the collection bins located throughout the park! There will also be Hefty® EnergyBag™ orange bags for your non-recyclable plastics.

– Presented by Firstar Recycling

 

IMG_3216 (1)Tiny House Tour!

Have you ever wondered what it is like to stand inside a tiny house? Meet “Big Family Tiny Life” and tour their main tiny house on wheels!

– Presented by TinyFest Midwest

 

Science Zone!

Join Nebraska Science Festival for six hands-on science activities, including a DNA bracelet booth, photo booth and white board station, and brain games.

– Presented by NE SciFest

 

Join in on the fun of Earth Day Omaha!  Get Involved!

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