Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Join HMN at the ACE Green Living Expo

Holistic Moms will be helping out with the Green Living Expo sponsored by Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment this Saturday, March 20. We will be doing crafts in the Kids' Area 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and then there will be a yoga demonstration at 3:15 p.m. The event ends at 4:00.

The Expo will feature vendors on the topics of Energy Conservation, eco-friendly commuting, healthy homes, and sustainable living.

Location: NRECA building, 4301 Wilson Blvd in Arlington (near Ballston Metro and on bus routes. The building’s garage (access on Taylor St.) be open only until 12 noon (exit anytime). If arriving after 12, Ballston Mall across the street is the best bet for parking.

In the Kids’ Area 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.:

-Native flower seed planting

-Natural and recycled crafts with Holistic Moms Network and Potomac Crescent Waldorf School

-Eco-themed games led by Arlington Regional Master Naturalists

-Long Branch Nature Center naturalist discussion/display on habitat and critters (10 a.m.-1 p.m. only)

3:15 in the Kids’ Area: Yoga Demonstration led by YogaChai of DC

Also of interest to kids: bike maintenance demos, tours of the “Little Green House” built by students at Arlington’s Career Center, and an “Energy Cycle” that measures human activity in relation to the power required for tools and machines.

Also at the Expo: Exhibitors and vendors on a wide variety of green topics, seminars, snacks for sale from Whole Foods Market, raffle items.

Hope to see you there!

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