List of Activities and Music Performances

The Earth Day Fresno Coalition have coordinated the following activities and musical performances during Earth Day Fresno 2013:

 

Activity 

Speaker/Activity Coordinator Location
10:50am – Soul Kitchenette
Eclectic pop, country rock and folksy blues
   Music Pavilion
11:00am –EARTH DAY FRESNO BEGINS
Activities for all ages….all day
   
11:00am – Backyard Composting Made Easy
Discover secrets of making rich compost
 Jennifer Martin  Workshop Pavilion
11:30am – Workshop: Home Energy Efficiency
Achieve resource efficiency in your home
 Seth Tilley  Workshop Pavilion
11:30am – Tree Planting
Tree planting demonstration by Tree Fresno
  Deodora Cedar Grove
11:50am – “Voice of the Earth”
Announcements by Bill Murphy
Bill Murphy Music Pavilion
12:00pm – Opening Ceremony
Native American flute blessing of the Earth
Dr. Salo Stanley Music Pavilion
12:00pm - Garden Tool Care
The basics of garden tool maintenance
Bill Murphy Workshop Pavilion
12:20pm – Samba Central Drummers and Parade
Brazilian carnival samba and open parade
  Music Pavilion
12:30pm – Chicken Health and Safety
Healthy and responsible hen care
Rachel Carpenter Workshop Pavilion
12:50pm - Poetry Reading
"A Sonnet for My Friends"
Richard Iyall Music Pavilion
1:00pm – CCCC Theatrics
Eco-theater to make you think and smile
  Music Pavilion
1:00pm –Parenting Simply
How to reduce stress on parents and children
Sophia Pagoulatos Workshop Pavilion
1:10pm – Eva Scow & Friends
Brazilian samba, pop and jazz
  Music Pavilion
2:00pm – Meditation for Mother Earth
Meditate and make a difference
Brahma Kumaris Info Booth
2:00pm – Climate Change
Impact of climate change and solutions
Tom Cotter Workshop Pavilion
2:05pm – CCCC Theatrics (description above)   Music Pavilion
2:15pm – Music: The Raging Grannies
Lively songs of environmental and social justice
  Music Pavilion
2:30pm - Backyard Composting Made Easy
Discover secrets of making rich compost
Jennifer Martin Workshop Pavilion
2:50pm – CCCC Theatrics (description above)   Music Pavilion
3:00pm – Eating 5 to Stay Alive
Improve your health with fresh produce
Tara Hamilton Workshop Pavilion
3:00pm – Matsiko World Orphans Choir
Stories of hope through music and dance
  Music Pavilion
3:30pm – Garden Tool Care
The basics of garden tool maintenance
Bill Murphy Workshop Pavilion
3:40pm – Music: The Lone Arranger
Keyboard with roots in jazz and arranging
Dr. Gene Poole Music Pavilion
4:00pm – END OF EVENT    

 

    Musical Performances
  • Soul Kitchenette
    An eclectic mix of country rock, pop and folksy blues, with a chrome and formica finish
  • Flute Blessing & official Kick-off of Earth Day Fresno
    Dr. Salo Stanley playing the Native American flute, bringing in the energy of father sky to mother earth on this special day
  • Fresno Samba Central Drum Group
    Samba central is a community drum group dedicated to the study of the Brazilian carnival samba batucada - followed by an open parade through the grounds
  • Eva Scow & Friends
    Eclectic Brazilian Samba, Pop, & Jazz with amazing Brazilian Percussionist Alex Calatayud and Vocalist Sarah Cabral
  • The Raging Grannies
    The Raging Grannies express their commitment to peace, social justice, equality and the preservation of the earth and its environment through song
  • The Lone Arranger
    Gene (Dr. Gene Poole) is an obligate keyboard player with roots in jazz and arranging. Also extension cords, little tool boxes and several songs that play continually in his head...

    Green Car Show 

    Veggie Oil/Biodiesel VW Jetta………..……………Ken Friesen


    Biodiesel Mercedes…………………………………….Pete Moe


    Smart Car Gas-powered……………………….Susan Sutherland


    Plug in Prius Conversion…………………………….Tom Cotter


    2014 Clawson Honda Plug-in Accord……………Benny Walker


    2013 Plug-in Prius…………………………….Tim Schellenberg


    Chevy Volt……………………………………….Duane Oswald


    Nissan Leaf Electric………………………………...Matt Falcon


    Nissan Leaf Electric………………………………….Randy Lee


    Mitsubishi i MiEV Electric………………Ken Friesen/Pete Moe


    Tesla Roadster Electric……………………………….Bill Rovin


    Tesla 'S' 4 door Electric…………………………..Cory Costanzo


    FedEx Delivery Van Electric………………………Robert Lyles



    Other Amenities


     SunPod Solar Panel Power Generator………………..Dan Jaeger


    Real Goods Solar-powered Wifi Hotspot……………Tom Cotter


    Biodiesel Processor…………………………………Ken Friesen


FREE Valet Bike Parking courtesy of I Bike Fresno
FREE E-Waste Recycling provided by Dunn & Son
Event Photography by Amy Breedlove

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    • Soul Kitchenette
      10:50AM
    • Flute Blessing
      12:00PM
    • Fresno Samba
      12:20PM
    • Eva Scow & Friends
      1:10PM
    • Raging Grannies
      2:15PM
    • Lone Arranger
      3:40PM
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