Earth Day Events Around L.A.
All day long at 3700 Wilshire Blvd., between Oxford and Serrano Aves. there will be live music on a solar-powered stage, as well as a bike raffle.
Michael Franti of Spearhead plays at 4 p.m., a yoga session at 3:30, Chris Pierce at 2:30, Latin music from Cava at 1:30 and lots more, including Balinese Monkey Chants. Click here for the full list.
Besides the music, there are tons of kids events scheduled: green magicians,Super Dogs, puppet shows, and even more Balinese Monkey Chants. Kids' schedule here.
And not for kids, is learning about "green" sex toys and "natural" lubes from the folks at Babeland. And there's something about a sex-positive bike tour and craft night there too.
If you can wait for the weekend, C.I.C.L.E. hosts an Urban Forest Bicycle Ride for Pasadena's Greening the Earth Festival. More info at Envirolink.
In Culver City on April 27, Children's Earth Day at Star Eco Station has a lot going on: environmental organization booths, arts and crafts, games, celebrities, politicians (yea!), live performances and more.
In Pasadena, on April 26: Greening the Earth Day in Memorial Park. A celebration of art and the earth with live entertainment, art workshops and over 30 environmental exhibits. Free admission, more info here.
L.A. Times' Emerald City blog has a couple of things that I didn't know about, including events in the subway, because, maybe today you can try out the public transport.
Decrease your carbon footprint by joining a local "freecycle" group, where you get free stuff that other people can't use any longer, but is probably just fine. Here's a map of the L.A. area groups.