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City of Norman to Host 16th Annual Earth Day Festival

The City of Norman and the Cleveland County Conservation District will host the 16th Annual Earth Day Festival on April 23 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Reaves Park. Reaves Park is located on Jenkins Avenue between Lindsey Street and SH-9 East.

The family-friendly festival features hands-on activities, musical entertainment, mascots, pet adoptions and concessions. The fire and police departments along with EMSTAT will have vehicles on display.  Other City, county and state agencies, along with several non-profit groups will provide demonstrations and exhibits to share the importance of protecting the earth’s air, water, forest, wildlife and natural resources.

An Arbor Day tree planting will take place in the arboretum and the “Water’s Worth It” poster contest winner will be recognized.

Musical entertainment will showcase Wess McMichael and his music students, the Oklahoma Flute Circle, and Mike Hosty.  Other entertainment includes a Tae Kwon Do demonstration by Master Ed Rugh and his students.

The first 1,000 people will receive a free goodie bag at the Welcome booth.

 

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