Procession of the Species Parade
In Historic Downtown Albany
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 A.M.
Assemble 9:30 A.M. on the Court House Steps
4th Ave. and Broadalbin St.
Calling all parade entrants! Celebrate Earth Day by signing up for the Procession of the Species Parade! Think of your favorite animal, creepy crawly insect, wiggle-waggle fish, picturesque plant or most colorful bird. Create a costume and come join the celebration of each other and our natural world.
Come enjoy the parade! The parade route will start and end at 4th Avenue and Broadalbin where we will have various groups providing environmental friendly activites and information. Here is a peak at what we are planning.
Celebration Activities and Information:
City of Albany-Eco Rangers water education program: Have fun with our water inspired activities and learn more about Albany’s water systems. We will have free giveaways for kids, adults, and dogs.
Albany Urban Forestry Program (City P & R and Tree Commissioners- Trees) Join us at the Albany Farmers market on April 26th to Celebrate Arbor Day and receive a free tree to plant in your yard! We will be giving away 150 trees to commemorate the City’s 150th anniversary as well as celebrating Albany’s 20th year as a Tree City USA. Stop by and learn about the many benefits trees provide our community and participate in Tree-rific, hands on activities with the kids.
Republic- Recycle: Display on items to recycle.
Bonnie White – worming around with Vermicomposting and/or fun with Upcycling:
OSU Extension 4-H- returns with the fabulous dirt babies.
Heather Slocum, City of Albany
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