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Amherst Sustainability Festival
 

5th Annual             
Amherst Sustainability Festival
            Saturday, April 26th 10AM—4PM 
Amherst Town Common  

Join us for a full day of fun for the whole family. It’s all FREE!

 * over 100 vendors of sustainable goods, services, crafts and information 
* live entertainment
* live animals
* learn something new at our demonstration area

                                        SCHEDULE OF STAGE PERFORMERS:
10:00 AM                    Piti Theatre Company 
1
1:00 AM                    Roger Tincknell
NOON                        June and The Bee
1:00 PM                      Iroko Nuevo
2:00 PM                      Denis Coughlin Band
3:00 PM                      Wishbone Zoe

                                        CENTRAL DEMONSTRATION AREAS:
Demo Area 1 
10:15 AM – Alan Snow – Tree Pruning
12:15 PM – David Lovler – Composting Outdoors 
  2:15 PM Emma Golden - How to Build a Mobile Backyard Meat Poultry Pen

Demo Area 2
11:15 AM – Meredith Wecker – Plant Your Own Pollinator Garden
 
1:15 PM – Carl Mailler – How to Build a Raised Bed Garden
  3:15 PM – Solarize Amherst Solar Team - Solar Car Racing

  
TREE IDENTIFICATION GAMES AND ACTIVITIES:  led by Jim Terruso, Mt Tom Park Ranger.  Meet Jim at the Amherst Public Shade Tree Committee booth located closest to Boltwood Avenue and Spring Streets at 11 AM and 1 PM.  A fun way for the whole family to learn about trees!

 FACE PAINTING: by Marcy Gregoire from 11 AM – 3 PM

HENRY THE JUGGLER:  will perform around the Common between 11 AM – 1 PM

ARBOR DAY POSTER COMPETITION ENTRIES:  view artwork entries by talented Amherst schoolchildren!

RECYCLING DRIVE:  The collection truck and bin will be located on Boltwood Avenue near Spring Street (location of the Farmer’s Market).  For more information click here:  Recycling Drive Info


BID TROLLEY TOUR AND DAFFODIL DAYS CHALK WALK: The BID trolley will be providing tours from 11 AM - 3 PM.  Boarding located at the yellow information booth along South Pleasant Street. For more information about the Daffodil Days Chalk Walk click here: Chalk Walk Info


AMHERST FARMER’S MARKET:  
Support the Amherst Farmers Market!  For more information go to:
www.amherstfarmersmarket.com