Encinitas Environment Day – Come, Enjoy, Learn

 A Family and Community Oriented Event  -  8th Year 
Theme – Water –  'Save Green by Saving Blue’

"EEDay2014" – An Enjoyable & Educational Community Event – Family activities, food, eco art, entertainment. Learn the latest strategies for healthy life styles, conservation, sustainability.  
 June 8, Sunday 10-4 PM Cottonwood Creek Park

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Water Conservation ResourcesQuick tips to save water,
This year we will be focusing on the theme of WATER 'Saving Green by Saving Blue' and what it means to our community. Attendees will also discover the financial benefits of going Green and connect with local educational, governmental and civic resources.

Don't miss our pre-event film June 6, 7:00 PM - Chasing Ice - A must see if you care about climate change and our planet.

Surfing Madonna – Meet the Artist – Bid on the Silent Auction
surfing madonna_200x188 The ‘Meet the Artist’ and ‘Silent Auction’ events at Encinitas Environment Day are presented by the Surfing Madonna Oceans Project, well known for dedicated community support. Mark Patterson will be on hand to talk about the Surfing Madonna phenomenon and future plans.
The silent auction is for a one of a kind, signed by the artist, pre-market 16 x 16 step that will be placed 'front and center' in the Surfing Madonna Park.  Click here for details
Win a Bike, Eco-Award Raffle –  Pedal Power a Smoothie

Eco-Award Raffle: Win a Bike. It's easy. More than 30 prizes >$,3000 value. Almost everyone wins. Earn a raffle ticket by:
1. Walking biking or taking public trans to the event
2. Completing the Eco Scavenger hunt.
3. Go on the Cottonwood Creek nature walk/clean  up.
4. Complete any Eco-Deed in the last 45 days
      Surfrider Trash Pickup Bingo card.
      Beach/lagoon/creek clean up.

Smoothies: Pedal to make one, then enjoy it! You will be surprised how much power it takes.

Cheryl pedaling for a smootiie (Medium)
EEDay eVehicle Showcase
This year Encinitas Environment Day will showcase a collection of electric vehicles at the event. Come learn more about electric cars and bikes and how they contribute to reduced greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.
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Dealerships – Ford, BMW, VW, Nissan, Private Owners – Tesla Roadster, Leaf, BMW i3, Tesla Model S, Zap Xebra
eBike Ride – Scenic, Safe, Fun and Free
Have you ever ridden an electric bike?  Do you know the best-kept secrets in town?  Come to EEDay and try for FREE an e-bike, see the sights, learn to use the new bike sharrows, and get a few bike safety tips, all in one fun ride.
EEDay Bike Ride You are bound to enjoy this casual bike ride around Encinitas! Either use your own bike or try an e-bike. This ride is almost completely flat, so no worries even if you don't have an e-bike! And if you want an e-bike come early to sign up – we only have 10 and they’ll get reserved quickly.

Martin Espino Flute Making – Dr. Zoolittle Unusual Animals
SDA Chalk, Face & Barrel Painting - Surfing Madonna, 'Meet the Artist' 

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Martin Espino Flute Making and Concert: Fun for all ages. Make and play your own flute. No experience need. Listen to the amazing 'MEXIKA "Sounds of Ancient Mexico" concert. A once in a lifetime experience.
Dr. Zoolittle's Unusual animals: The fun, zany, good-natured wildlife researcher mixes humor with concern about endangered species. . Touch them if you dare.
San Dieguito Academy (SDA) Art Students will lead chalk art, face-painting and ocean/recycling themed barrel painting.  Audience participation encourage!  
Surfing Madonna 'Meet the Artist' and Silent Auction:   Bid on an exclusive step, engraved with your name and signed by the artist. Placed at the center of the Surfing Madonna Park. Priceless!

Encinitas Environment Day – Event Themes

Water Conservation, ocean protection, polution prevention, water supply and reuse, rain water harvesting, desalination, aqua farming, power storage
Healthy & Sustainable Living  Gardening, Recycling, Organic Food, Sustainable Products
Family Eco Activities & Education Children's Art & Gardens, Eco Scavenger Hunt, Green Careers & Sustainable Education
Renewable Energy & Transport Solar, Wind, Electric & Hybrid Transportation, Environmental Consulting
Green Home Upgrade Energy Savings, Low Water Landscape, Green Remodeling, Responsible Investing, Real Estate
Environmental Action Civic Organizations, City Gov, Chambers, Non Profits, Community Gardens
Compassionate Causes Animals, Nature, Humanitarian, Other
Eco Art, Food, Entertainment, local  Eco Art, Food Booths,  Live Music, Poetry, Local businesses
Other Press, Media, Volunteers, Supporters, Friends