Tim Cain will kick off the event with a song and dance party for kids, followed by Green Songwriting Contest finalists with MCs Diana Dehm of Sustainability News & Entertainment Radio and Mark Le Mon of West Coast Songwriters. Music by Swiss star Sareena Overwater, "Singular Voice" Lucia Comnes, plus Americana Jam sensation Alice DiMicele will be featured during the 2pm Water Rally with Marin Municipal Water District. Shore Up Marin forum on Sea Level Rise at 2:40pm.
Lotus Cuisine of India and Lydia's Organics will vend organic food. Films include Gary Yost's The Invisible Peak narrated by Peter Coyote and mini documentaries on Marin Clean Energy. Marin Carbon Project's John Wick, MMWD Board President Armando Quintero, Citizen's Climate Lobby's Dr. Peter G. Joseph, and Lisa Hoyos of Climate Parents will speak. Authors include Juliana Birnbaum, Terri Glass, William Carney, Raymond Welch, Mary Reynolds Thompson, and Patti Breitman, and award-winning storytellers include Alicia Retes, Kirk Waller, Erica Lann-Clark and Garth Gilchrist. Greenwood School students present Sea Party with educational games for kids, Redwood High School students offer tours of their organic farm. Plus, extensive exhibitors, hands-on activities, puppet shows, yoga for kids, and more.
Attendees take measurable and meaningful actions on site. The first 500 to take water conservation measures with Marin Municipal Water District win stainless steel water bottles. Computer & Technology Resource Center will accept ewaste (guidelines online). Earth Day Marin is a Zero Waste event due to major sponsorship by Marin Sanitary Service, Conservation Corps North Bay and Zero Waste Marin. Partial funding provided by CalRecycle and the County of Marin JPA Zero Waste Grant.
At 10am The Bicycle Works will lead a ride to the festival. Secure valet bicycle parking provided by Marin County Bicycle Coalition. Volunteer opportunities for youth and adults available, visit http://www.EarthDayMarin.org