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2018 Aurora GreenFest:   Something Green Is Happening Here

Come to the 2018 Aurora GreenFest on Saturday, September 22nd, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Prisco Community Center and McCullough Park at 150 W. Illinois Ave. in Aurora. The Aurora GreenFest is a celebration of sustainability, including ways to protect the environment and make our lives better.  This is a free event for the whole family.

To kick-off the Aurora GreenFest, the Fox Metro Reclamation District is hosting a free tour and solar showcase at their location at 11am on September 20th.  Box lunches will be provided for attendees. Please RSVP via email to info@foxmetro.org.

We are proud to announce three new fun events this year:

Upcycling Old Windows into Art: Window Works is hosting on-site demonstrations of painting on old windows to bring awareness to upcycling as well as local artists. The decorated windows will be sold at the Fest after judging takes place at 3:30pm. Artists, please contact us early to reserve your space and opportunity to paint. Demonstrations begin at 10am and continue to 3pm. Call Sue Klein at 630-464-3863 for more.

Illinois Solar Tour: The GreenFest will once again be host to the Illinois Solar Energy Association’s Solar House. The dollhouse-sized house is decked out with photovoltaic solar panels that produce real electricity! Tour participants will gain valuable insight on the costs, processes, and economic and environmental benefits of going solar.

Goat Yoga:  One of the newest ways to connect with nature is with goat yoga, yes, doing yoga with goats. OsweGoat Yoga will be at the GreenFest from 12 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. with sessions every 15 minutes. Come early to sign up and to pet the goats!

We will also have solar companies and local non-profits, as well as another new addition, a Do-It-Yourself Green Car Show with owners talking about why they love their environmentally friendly cars.  We will have kids-teaching-kids about ways to save the planet.  We will have our community trade show with over 100 exhibits with things to learn and things to buy.

Visit us at auroragreenfest.com or on Facebook.

We hope to see you there!