Collier County Waterkeeper hosts Earth Day Jamboree
All-day family fun event celebrating planet Earth
WHO: Collier County Waterkeeper proudly celebrates our beautiful environment by hosting the Save Our Planet – Earth Day Jamboree, a fun way to celebrate with family and friends while educating the community with the support of more than 60 event partners.
WHAT: The all-day, family-friendly event will open with a procession of local veterans, singing of the National Anthem, followed by the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America, singing their National Anthem, and Naples Mayor Teresa Heitmann presenting an Official SAVE OUR PLANET Proclamation and a celebratory ribbon cutting.
• 16 Speakers, three bands, and videos projected on the large LED screen
• Some of the best food trucks and cold beverage vendors Naples has to offer
• Speakers: FGCU professor, Dr. Michael Savarese, Eminent Scholar Dr. William J. Mitsch, faith leader Rev. Dr. Dawson B. Taylor, President & CEO of the Naples Botanical Garden Donna McGinnis, filmmaker & environmentalist Erik E. Crown and others
• Petting zoo
• Creative exhibits from a wide spectrum of community groups, sharing what they are doing to care for the planet, including elementary schools, universities, local artists, city officials, environmental agencies, and nonprofits.
• Innovative technology, showcasing a field of electric vehicles such as customized “fully wrapped” Teslas, and electric bikes.
• Collier County students will be invited on stage to show off their Earth Day contest submissions
• Watch artist Paul Arsenault “live paint” an oversized work of art
• Music will be provided by all-woman R&B group Women Don’t Conform and Miami-based French Horn Collective
For more information about the event, please visit https://www.saveourplanetnaples.com/
WHEN: Saturday, April 23, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
WHERE: Cambier Park in Naples
WHY: Our natural habitat, world-famous beaches, waterways and World Heritage Site Everglades National Park are what make Southwest Florida so amazing, and this is a fun way to celebrate with family and friends while educating the community.