Earth Day Festival
***THIS EVENT IS CANCELED***
Earth Day Festival, Eco-Summit, and Bike Rides 2020
The City of Monterey Park Environmental Commission is hosting the Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Earth Day Festival is a joint event with the Cherry Blossom Festival and will be held at Barnes Park at 350 S. McPherrin Ave., Monterey Park. In addition, the Earth Day Festival will be celebrated with Bike Ride events, which include the Family Ride and Hill Challenge Ride.
Once again, the Commission will be co-organizing the bike rides with ActiveSGV (formerly BikeSGV). Bike enthusiasts can choose between the Hill Challenge Ride that departs at 8:00 a.m. or the Family-Friendly Ride that departs at 9:00 a.m. at Barnes Park by Ramona Ave. near Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library. Bike ride on-site registration starts at 7:00 a.m. Pre-registration is highly recommended and available via online registration at Eventbrite for "Monterey Park Earth Day Bike Rides 2020".
Please note that all riders who are under 17 years of age must wear a helmet and be accompanied by an adult. No training wheels are allowed and bikes must be in good working condition.
This year’s Earth Day Festival will feature multiple environmental organizations, institutions, and public agencies which represent various environmental issues related to the Monterey Park community, such as waste & recycling, stormwater, water conservation, public utilities, energy conservation, renewable energy, air quality, green building, alternative fuel and alternative transportation, drought-tolerant landscaping, code enforcement, and environmental education. The Earth Day Festival will also feature an Eco-Summit that will bring speakers and presentations on various environmental issues for our community.
The theme of this year’s Earth Day is “50th Anniversary of Earth Day”. The Earth Day Festival and Eco-Summit will be a fun and fully environmentally-educative event with entertaining games for parents and children. All festivities are free and open to the public.
In honoring the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day Festival this year, there will be an environmental documentary presentation to be held at the Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library on April 4, 2020 at 11 a.m. in the Library Friends Room. The documentary will feature: No Part Too Small - The Climate Change Effects on the Island Nation of Vanuatu.
For general information, please contact Bonnie Tam at (626) 307-1320 or via email at Bonnie Tam email. For more Bike Ride information, call (626) 667-4588 or email Andrew@activeSGV.org.