Earth Day

April 18, 2015

 

The 16th annual Earth Day event, themed Green Footprints, will be held at The Oregon Garden on April 18, 2015 from 10am to 4pm.

Poster ContestEarth Day Poster 2015

Congratulations to Angelina Dominguez, a fifth grade student at Aumsville Elementary School, who was the 2015 contest winner for both her age and category. This makes her the first student ever chosen for the honor in the fourth to seventh grade group.

Admission

Admission is free to the Garden on April 18, 2015. We encourage you to make a $5 donation when you bring your family to enjoy this day of free education and entertainment.

 

Parking

Parking on site is $5. Free shuttles will be available from various lots in Silverton.

 

Presentations & Activities

  • Backyard Composting
  • Make your own Seed Pots
  • Turtle Ridge Wildlife Center’s Birds of Prey

 

Entertainment

  • Woodburn High School Mariachi Band
  • Early College High School’s Emaa Da drumming band
  • Bush Elementary marimba band

 

Exhibitors

  • Cherriots Rideshare / Salem-Keizer Transit
  • City of Woodburn
  • Compex
  • Friends of the Willamette Valley National Wildlife Refuge Complex
  • Gordon House Conservancy
  • Green Mountain Energy
  • Izaak Walton League of America – Silverton Chapter
  • JGEMS (Jane Goodall Environmental Middle School)
  • LifeSource Natural Foods
  • Lots of Lavender
  • Marion County Public Works Environmental Services
  • Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative
  • Oregon Environmental Council
  • Oregon Learning Group
  • Renewal by Andersen
  • Salem Audubon Society
  • Seventh Day Adventist Silverton Community Center
  • Silverton Rotary Foundation (Ford Leadership Institute Program Co-hort 3)
  • The Meadow Of Lavender
  • The Mushroomery

Exhibitor registration is now open. Exhibitors interested in having a booth space at Earth Day should fill out the Booth Registration Form. Booth registration closes March 31st.

Booth Fees:

  • Non-profit – free
  • Non-profit selling items – $45
  • Plant/Art vendor – $75
  • Educational for-profit organization (ability to sell items) – $75
  • Sponsor – free

Booth Details:

  • A booth consists of a space 10’ wide by 8’ deep with an 8’ table and 2 chairs.
  • Booths must be interactive. We encourage you to include take-home information, items or activities that visitors can participate in to learn more about the topic of your booth. If your group is a classroom or a youth organization, we encourage the students/youth to share or lead the presentation of your booth.
  • The topic of the booth should be in keeping with the spirit of earth day-relating to conservation, education, and exploration of our planet.
  • The sale of environmentally-focused products and services, plant material, and artwork is allowed. 
  • Strive to minimize the amount of waste generated at your booth. 

 

Sponsors

Marion County

 

Marion County

Marion County

Marion County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earth Day 2015 logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Renewal by Andersen

 

 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, contact Brittney at bhatteberg@oregongarden.org.


Hours

May - September
Daily - 9:00am to 6:00pm

October - April
Daily - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Garden is open 365 days a year and is pet-friendly. Check the Visit page for the Visitor Center hours.


Admission

Adults $11
Seniors (60 and over) $9
Students (12 - 17) $8
Children (5 - 11) $5
Children (4 & under) Free
Groups (15+ ppl, advance notice) $8ea
All Military w/ ID $8

Contact & Directions

phone (503) 874-8100
toll-free (877) 674-2733
fax (503) 339-2996
email info@oregongarden.org
address 879 W. Main St.
Silverton, OR 97381

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