The mission of the "Who's Your Mama?" Earth Day Festival is to celebrate planet earth and to provide awareness of the sustainable activities occurring in our area.
There will be 3 Events
I. 22nd ANNUAL ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP ART EXHIBIT.
Sat. April 16, 2022. 7pm.
Opening Reception on Saturday, April 16, 7pm-10pm
-Film Screening! “Death by Diffusion” 7pm.
-Exhibit runs through May 28
II. ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL.
-Thursday, April 21, 2022. 6-8pm. Kent Free Library. “Fantastic Fungi”
-Friday, April 22nd, 6-9pm KIVA Auditorium, KSU, “2040” , "American Scar" and More!!!
III. PHOTO SHOOT OF COSTUMES.
Saturday, April 23rd, 2022. 1-4pm.
-Dress up like an Animal or Eco Hero and have your picture taken by The Cuyahoga River at Franklin Mills Riveredge Park under the Main Street Bridge by the waterfall in Downtown Kent.
-$100 Prize for Best Costume
The first one took place on Earth Day 2007 and included 25 short and feature length films, a solar power trailer to power the projector and sound, 15 displays of businesses and organizations related to sustainability, children's activities, music, and catered food using local ingredients. Our website was created to offer a year round forum for ideas about sustainable living.
There are four main ideas presented at the event:
1. Alternative Energy
2. Sustainable Agriculture
4. Multi-Media Environmental Education (Films, Music, Dance, etc.)
We appreciate the many businesses and organizations doing work to help protect and promote the beauty of mama earth. We feel this festival is a unique and rewarding celebration of those green efforts around the world and in our local community and would like to extend the opportunity to donate cash or goods in exchange for sponsorship of the festival.
-We estimate an audience of between 1000 and 2000 children and adults.
-The event will be promoted heavily throughout northeast Ohio by Email List Serves, Facebook, Newspaper Ads including Akron Life and Leisure Magazine, EcoWatch, WVIZ TV, WKSU, WNIR, The Central Portage County Visitors Bureau, Portage County Events Website, and in Radio Public Service Announcements.
In-Kind Donations such as solar panels or deep cycle batteries, bicycle accessories, marketing and publicity materials, and LED bulbs are accepted and appreciated as well.
Checks payable to:
Standing Rock Cultural Arts
300 N. Water St
Kent, OH 44240
Tax Exempt # 34-1908055
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