Come celebrate and discover ways to take 

care of our little corner of the planet! 

When

Sunday, April 22, 2018.

1pm – 4pm 

Where

Mill Lake Park, Abbotsford

 

ECO EXHIBITORS FAIR

Showcasing Abbotsford’s green technology, businesses, and the active not-for-profit community. Come shop for a cause with a host of local environmental organizations, or find out what the City of Abbotsford and local businesses are doing to take care of our piece of the planet.

  • Remember to bring your reusable mug and get a free hot coffee while you browse!

set your kids loose on a new kind of playground

One that uses loose and recycled parts to foster environmental stewardship, agency, and leadership. Materials that move, combine and change can expand your child’s creative play possibilities exponentially. (Plus, it’s fun!)

GREEN SKILLS WORKSHOPS

Learn how your household can become more environmentally friendly in this series of free, 20-minute workshops. No sign up required. 
  • See drop-down schedule for details
Start time: 1:00 pm 
Opening comments by environmental advocate John Vissers
Start time: 1:30 pm
Discover two very different ways of putting your kitchen and yard waste to work.
co-hosted by NetZeroWaste and Worm Dynasty
Start time: 2:00 pm 
Join Mallory from Abby-Mission Recycling and play with the idea of what recycling can do in 2018. 
Start time: 2:30 pm 
 
Start time: 3:00 pm 
Dr Tim Cooper, UFV Physics prof., on what is carbon, why we measure it, and how you can calculate your family’s contribution. 
Start time: 3:30 pm 
Join Bike to Work Week champion Orlando in making it home in half the time, on half the wheels. 

#AbbyEarthDay

BIKE LANES TOUR

Forget Tour de France, tour Abbotsford’s bike lanes and discover how safe and easy it can be to commute to work or school on two wheels.

Bring your bike to the park and join longtime cycling advocates sharing road safety and wet weather tips. Kids are encouraged to join, rain or shine. 

The bike lanes tour will depart from the event at 3:45 pm.

  • Need a tune-up? Drop by our free bike clinic before you hit the road.

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