February 17, 2010

History

The San Luis Obispo County Earth Day Fair 2017

In 2016 an estimated 2,500 people showed up to celebrate Earth Day and learn more about what they can do to protect and preserve our natural environment.  Two solar powered stages, 80 exhibits, 11 Sponsors and 50 volunteers worked together to make it happen. Thank you to all! Now it is up to each of us Read more about The San Luis Obispo County Earth Day Fair 2017[…]

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26th Annual Earth Day Fair & Music Festival 2016

26th Annual Earth Day Fair & Music Festival 2016 It will only happen if we work together Earth Day Alliance will host the 26th annual Earth Day Fair & Music Festival on Sunday, April 24. The one day, free event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at El Chorro Regional Park, located Read more about 26th Annual Earth Day Fair & Music Festival 2016[…]

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Earth Day – The Story

During the 1960s environmental concerns: smog, pollution, pesticides, and oils spills had grown to such a level that the public began to look for ways to bring more attention to the problems while searching for solutions. In 1969 at a UNESCO Conference in San Francisco, peace activist John McConnell proposed a day to honor the Read more about Earth Day – The Story[…]

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InCaseYouMissedIt (ICYMI): Mama Tumba Brought the Rhythms

  African drums, horns and brass, guitars, Mama Tumba brings it all. Their dynamic sound has as many layers as the band has members.  At the Earth Day Fair and Music Festival at El Chorro Regional Park, the group had attendees dancing for the duration of their 2 hour set. Their lively blend of African Read more about InCaseYouMissedIt (ICYMI): Mama Tumba Brought the Rhythms[…]

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Earth Day SLO 2012 proves to be a huge success

Thousands of people gathered at El Chorro Regional Park on April 22, 2012 to celebrate the 42nd annual Earth Day where the theme was Get Down to Earth. For the 22nd year in a row, the Earth Day Alliance has successfully hosted San Luis Obispo County’s annual Earth Day Festival, and this year was no exception. With a Read more about Earth Day SLO 2012 proves to be a huge success[…]

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Earth Day SLO 2013

In 2013, Earth Day SLO had the largest number of attendees since the event began, in 1990.  Records show that more than 2,000 people came out to celebrate Earth Day at El Chorro Regional Park on April 21.  Free transportation for the festival-goers was provided by both SLO Transit and San Luis Obispo County’s Regional Read more about Earth Day SLO 2013[…]

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Earth Day 2009 ~ A Green Living Expo

April 18, 2009 – 11am to 5 pm – Mission Plaza, SLO The Earth Day Alliance invites green leaning businesses, services, food providers, community groups, government agencies and educators to participate in the 19th annual SLO County Earth Day event – a Green Living Expo – in the Mission Plaza of San Luis Obispo on Read more about Earth Day 2009 ~ A Green Living Expo[…]

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