*~!FUN!~* For Everyone!

The Spring Greening Fair and Expo is TOMORROW!

At Mount Rainier Nature and Rec Center – April 14th 2018 from 12-5 pm!

Don’t miss it! We will have live animals, raffles, mini tours of our nature center, a puppet show, costumes, food vendors, workshops and much more!

All day fun for everyone!

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3 Days until the 2018 Spring Greening Fair & Expo

On April 14, 2018 from 12-5 PM the Mount Rainier Nature Center and Mount Rainier Green Team will be hosting the 2018 Spring Greening Fair and Expo at the Mount Rainier Nature Center.

Attendees will learn about environmentally friendly practices and sustainable living. It will feature gardening, recycling, composting, children’s activities, demonstrations, workshops, crafts, and food vendors.

Learn more about the workshops, participants, and sponsors.

Bees and More!!

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“Keeping bees is all about connections: between insects and plants; between pollinators and our food supply; between the wonder of learning and the pride of directly participating, and between people who share the art, craft, and science of beekeeping with each other.” http://www.bumbabees.com/index.html

***BUMBA Beekeepers participate in numerous public demonstrations and events throughout the year. Come see them at the Spring Greening Fair this Saturday April 14th 2018!!***

Smile~! *AlpacaJoy at the Spring Greening Fair!*

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https://alpacajoyofmaryland.com/

“AlpacaJoy of Maryland is a home based family business. We lovingly raise beautiful huacaya alpacas and create useable products from the soft fluffy fleece that we shear from them each spring. The shearing makes them comfortable for the hot summer months and by late fall, they have grown back a warm sweater. By midwinter the alpacas have grown a dense coat of insulating fleece that keeps them toasty warm even if they choose to sleep outside during a snowstorm. Huacaya alpaca fleece is soft and warm, and when cleaned and spun up, makes a very lofty, squishy, yummy yarn.”

*****Check out AlpacaJoy of Maryland at our Spring Greening Fair Saturday this April 14th from 12noon to 5pm!*****

 

Community Garden Plant and Seed Swap

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The Mount Rainier Community Garden will be hosting a plant and seed swap as part of the Spring Greening Fair and Expo.

Come out on April 14 from 12-5!  Bring your extra seeds and plants to share. See what others bring to offer that might work for you.  Volunteers will be there to answer questions, give you a tour of the garden and sign you up while the plots last.

“Green” Happy Hour – Presented by The Mt. Rainier Green Team!

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Following our all day workshop panel, join us inside the Mt. Rainier Nature Center building from 4:30-5pm for a host of closing festiivities including:

-Live RAFFLE with prizes including:

  • Gift Basket from My Organic Market
  • Gift Certificate to Glut
  • Gift Certificate for a Mount Rainer Restaurant
  • Gift Bag from M-NCPPC

-Mix, mingle & discuss environmental issues with:

  • local elected officials
  • City employees
  • Green experts & activists
  • and last but not least…the Mt. Rainier Nature Center & Mt. Rainier Green Team families!

-Meet, network, & learn about a handful of local green businesses in our area!

 

!~*Puppets at the Spring Greening Fair*~!

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http://blueskypuppets.com/

Blue Sky Puppet Theatre is a professional touring children’s/family theatre located in the Baltimore/Washington area. The company, at first an adult experimental theatre, celebrated its first public performance on May 24, 1974. Since 1980, it has been exclusively a theatre for young audience currently performing 1,300 shows a year.”

Come out to Spring Greening Fair at Mount Rainier Nature Center on Sat April 14th to see the Blue Sky Puppet Theatre’s show “The Three Green Pigs”!