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6th Annual Spring Garden Festival to Benefit Environment & Food Justic Programs

Monday, May 15, 2017

 

6th Annual Spring Garden Festival to Benefit Environment & Food Justic Programs

The Regional Environmental Council (REC) is teaming with the City of Worcester to host the annual Spring Garden Festival and Plant Sale. 

 

All money raised at the event will go to support the REC’s environmental and food justice programs and employ local youth.

“The REC is grateful for the support from our generous sponsors and partners and is thrilled to be included as a part of the #Worcester100, and we are confident that the Spring Garden Festival & Plant Sale is an event that is not to be missed,” said the REC in their press release.

The event will take place on Saturday, May 20.

The Spring Garden Festival

This year’s Spring Garden Festival & Plant Sale will feature music and dance performances by Philip Alexander, The Promise is Hope, the Lion Dance Team, and Giguere Dance, and Eli Mateo with Dan Burke – among others. 

The schedule will also include a kid’s zone with face painting, bubbles, hula hooping, crafts, and an appearance by Trax, the Railers’ mascot, and live animals provided by Heifer International and MESA. 

Ivy Child International will be joining the festival with an hour-long yoga session for attendees young and old, bring your own towel or rent a mat for the class at the event. Ready-made and made-to-order foods, beverages, and juices will be available for sale at the event, with the offerings of neighboring partner, Brew on the Grid! 

 

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