Elmwood Park’s Earth Day Event Schedule

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The Earth Day Omaha celebration is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Elmwood Park.

MAIN STAGE – MUSIC AND SPEAKERS

11 a.m.: Music by Michael Murphy, Native American Flute

11:30 a.m.: Speaker Stephen Osberg, Multimodal Planning

11:40 a.m.: Speaker Todd Swirczek, Sustainable Urban Planning

11:50 a.m.: Speaker Pell Duvall, OmahaBikes

Noon: Music by African Culture Connection

12:40 p.m.: Friend of the Environment Awards

1 p.m.: Music by Mariachi Las Cecilias

1:40 p.m.: Speaker Patrick Leahy, Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District

1:50 p.m.: Speaker Steve Rodie, UNO Environmental Studies and Director of Center for Urban Sustainability

2 p.m.: Performance by Felicia Webster, Spoken Word/Jazz

2:35 p.m.: Speaker Cecil Steward, Joslyn Institute

3 p.m.: Music by McCarthy Trenching, Alternative

3:40 p.m.: Speaker Larry Hopp, CU Energy Technology Program, Renewable & Sustainable Energy

4 p.m.: Music by Dirty River Ramblers, Bluegrass

4:40 p.m.: Speaker Kenneth Winston, Nebraska Sierra Club

4:55 p.m.: Speaker Don Wilhite, Applied Climate Science, UNL School of Natural Resources

5:10 p.m.: Music by DJEM, Jam Band

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DEMONSTRATION TENT

11 a.m.: Rain Barrel Demonstration – Andy Szatko, City of Omaha Stormwater Management

11:30 a.m.: Tree Planting Demonstration – Nebraska Forest Service (located at NFS booth)

Noon: Home Efficiency: Seal your ductwork! – David Holtzclaw, Transduction Technologies and Kurtis Braymen, Thermal Energy Management

12:30 p.m.: Rain Garden Basics: Maximizing Rain at Your Home – Andy Szatko, City of Omaha Stormwater Management

1 p.m.: Electric Vehicles in Omaha – Sarah Murray, Metropolitan Community College (located at green vehicle area)

1:30 p.m.: Tree Planting Demonstration – Nebraska Forest Service (located at NFS booth)

2 p.m.: Tree Beauty and Benefits: Walking Tour – Steve Rodie, UNO Center for Urban Sustainability

2:30 p.m.: Composting Bins – Andy Harpenau, Soil Dynamics

3 p.m.: Home Efficiency: Seal your ductwork! – David Holtzclaw, Transduction Technologies and Kurtis Braymen, Thermal Energy Management

3:30 p.m.: Tree Planting Demonstration, Nebraska Forest Service (located at NFS booth)

4 p.m.: Solar Wireless Electric Location, because Clean Energy is SWEL – Eric Williams, Nebraskans for Solar

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HEALTH AND WELLNESS

11 a.m.: Omaha Tai Chi Association

Noon: Capoeira Angola

1 p.m.: Yoga Rocks the Park

2 p.m.: Raqs Awn Belly Dance

3 p.m.: Warrior Fitness

4 p.m.: Pranam Yoga Shala

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