News Release

For immediate release - March 8, 2012

The South Lake Green Festival

Go Green on St. Patrick's Day at the 2012 South Lake Green Festival. Join us on Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cooper Memorial Library/Lake-Sumter Community College in Clermont for a family friendly eco-day.

Entertainment such as Jiggleman and GimmeShimmy Belly Dancing will delight audiences. Children will enjoy free face painting, balloon animals, meeting "Froggy," and making crafts. Fair style food such as pork and pizza will be for sale. Local green businesses will educate and sell wares. Discover local organic farmers, a green dry cleaner, home improvement, alternative healers, consignments, kayaking and yoga. Donate blood at the Florida's Blood Center's Big Red Bus or watch environmental documentaries from Green Planet Stream.

Throughout the day a variety of workshops will be offered and there will be demonstrations at the 25 local green businesses booths! Make sure you join us for “How Green are You?” Game Show; Growing Veggies the Square Foot Gardening Way; Healing Power of Chinese Herbs; De-Stress with Tai Chi; Learn to Yoga; Learn the Basics of Kayaking; and calculate your Carbon Foot Print.

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Media contact:
Amy Stultz
Head of Youth Services

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