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The City of Monterey Park Environmental Commission is hosting the Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 22, 2017 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 on 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.
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. from the Bruggemeyer Public Library parking lot. Bike ride on-site registration starts at 7:00 a.m. Pre-registration is recommended. To sign up, please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/monterey-park-earth-day-bike-ride-tickets-32398901988.
Please note that children must be 10 years or older to participate in the bike ride. All riders who are under 16 years of age must wear a helmet and be accompanied by an adult.
The theme of this year’s Earth Day is “Waste and Recycling” in light of the City’s acquiring of new waste hauling services for the residents and businesses of Monterey Park. The event features multiple environmental organizations, institutions, and public agencies, representing various environmental issues related to the Monterey Park community, such as waste, storm water, water conservation, utilities, energy conservation, renewable energy, air quality, green building, national park, public transportation, and environmental education.
For more information, please contact Bonnie Tam at 626-307-1320 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Earth Day Festival and the Bike Rides are sponsored by the San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District, the SoCal Gas Company, and Athens Services.