Don’t miss the 2014 Milton Earth Day Festival

Festival held April 19 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Friendship Community Park

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MILTON, Ga. – Get ready to celebrate the planet and the fun things area residents can do to keep it healthy, because on Saturday, April 19, the city of Milton and Milton Grows Green will present the 2014 Milton Earth Day Festival.

Now in its fifth year, this Earth Day Festival is shaping up to be the best ever. Held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Crabapple at Friendship Community Park, 12785 Birmingham Highway, Milton, this year’s festival features food, family-friendly entertainment and environmental vendors. Parking is available at Crabapple First Baptist Church and Crabapple Crossing Elementary.

Thanks to returning presenting sponsor Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, Milton Grows Green is able to bring a wide variety of activities educational exhibits and environmentally friendly products and services to the community, including:

Food vendors

• Boy Scout Troop 3000 (hot dogs and pizza)

• Dog ON it

• King of Pops

• Nothing Bundt Cakes

• Sip

• Shane’s Rib Shack

Free children’s activities

• Egg hunt (11:30 a.m.)

• Rock wall

• Human hamster balls

• Monkey bridge

• Kids’ crafts

• Barnyard animals

• Animal shows from the Chattahoochee Nature Center and Party Animals

• Appearance from the Bag Monster

Business vendors

• More than 45 booths from area businesses featuring environmental activities and unique products and services

Music and entertainment

• North Fulton School of Music

Anyone interested in volunteering to make this event a success can contact Environmental Sustainability Coordinator Cindy Eade at cindy.eade@cityofmiltonga.us or 678-242-2509.

The 2014 Milton Earth Day Festival is presented by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta with support from Comfort Zone, Creative Solar, Home Depot, Optech, North Fulton School of Music, Roswell Pediatrics Center, Scottsdale Farms, Rhino Shield, Brightway Insurance, Waste Management, Verizon Wireless and RGR Motorsports.

MH 04-16-14