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OF THE DAY'S PARTICIPANTS AND EVENTS!
Thank you Greenheart for organizing a wonderful event
and helping Chicago(ans) get green & clean!
It was an extremely positive, uplifting and educational day!!!
Greenheart is hosting Living La Vida Verde, this Saturday, June 19th from 10am until 9pm. They have scheduled a full day of events that will help Chicago get clean & green, capping off with a World Dance Party including Brazilian Samba Dancers! The event is free to all ages and brought to you by the Greenheart Shop, Chicago's only nonprofit eco-friendly fair-trade store! The Greenheart store was opened by the Center for Cultural Interchange, and all proceeds from purchases at the Greenheart shop or online store directly benefit the center.
Come out to this FREE event for all ages and learn how to cook with local cuisine, compost in the big city, live more sustainably in Chicago all while supporting Greenheart, meeting some great people and having fun! Greenheart even put together this awesome rap video which tells you all about the event...impressive!!!
10 AM - NOON Beach Cleanup @ Ohio Street Beach, 400 N Lake Shore Drive
10-10:20 AM: Yoga warm-up presented by Yoga Now
10:30-11:30 AM: Beach cleanup competition with prizes
11:45 AM: Quench your Thirst for H20 Info by Amy Talbot, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
1-6 PM Eco-Urban Workshops @ Greenheart Center, 746 N LaSalle Drive
1 PM: Cooking with Local Cuisine by Chicago celebrity chef, Cleetus Friedman of City Provisions
2 PM: Green Smoothies for Health by the amazing Bonita Kindle, RawFood Chef & Nutrition Coach
3 PM: Indoor Composting by Urban Worm Girls
4 PM: Biofuels Getting Gritty in the City by Chicago BioFuels
5 PM: Don't Always need that AC--Energy Efficiency for Urban Life by Green Dream Group
6-9 PM World Dance Party @ Greenheart Shop, 1911 W Division Street
7 PM: Brazilian Samba Performance by local dancers, including renown performer Ashley Klein and a Concert by Chicago percussionist Jose Rendon presented by Greenheart Travel
Hope to see you there!