Looking for more ways to continue celebrating earth day? Here are a few things to check out this weekend in our neighborhood...
Spring Garden Show
April 22 -25, 2010
South Coast Plaza
Find everything you need to start a garden of your own. From vegetables to california natives, worm composters and the garden tools you will need to get started digging in the earth. No green thumb? No worries! Connect with professional landscapers, or visit the Ecology Center's garden to pick up information on their back yard skills workshops. Molly Wood Garden Design, one of my favorite garden shops is in attendance with plenty of potted succulents that are ready for you to bring home and enjoy today.
The Ecology Center
32701 Alipaz St.
San Juan Capistrano, CA
Saturday - Sunday 11am - 4pm
Visit The Ecology Center to see their magnificent garden of california natives and edibles. While you are there sign up to become member and find out about volunteer opportunities, or sign up to attend one of their Backyard Skills workshops. This is a great resource for green living in our community.
Newport Beach Film Festival
Saturday, April 24 1pm
The Studio at Sage Hill
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Don't miss your chance to view this documentary by Chris Malloy documenting the 5000 mile epic expedition to Patagonia by Doug Tomkins & Yvon Chouinard, founder of Patagonia and one of the pioneering environmentalists of our time. In 1968 Chouinard and Tomkins loaded up a second hand van and headed south from Ventura on the adventure of their lives.
The Volcom LEAF Awards and Screening Event
LEAF (Leaders of Environmental Action Films)
Sunday, April 25, 2010
Peter & Mary Muth Interpretive Center
Come out to this free event to celebrate the winners of a the LEAF Ecommercial Contest. Orange County high school students were challenged to create 30 or 60 second "ecommercials" focused on raising awareness around environmental issues.