Help Wanted: Homer Glen’s 2017 Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration

homer-glen-earth-day-logoThe 2017 Earth Day/Arbor Day Committee of the Village of Homer Glen is seeking exhibitors and demonstrators to provide education highlighting the role that natural resources play in sustaining a high quality of life in the community and to encourage participation in natural resource protection and restoration efforts.

Participants who can showcase activities that connect children and adults with nature and those that use natural products are highly encouraged.

The 2017 Earth Day/Arbor Day event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at the historic Konow Farm, 16849 S. Cedar Ave. in Homer Glen.

“We are seeking crafters, demonstrators, exhibitors, vendors, volunteers, and sponsors,” said Sue Steilen, community relations coordinator. Of special interest to the urban forest and urban wood community include green solutions, ideas for conserving and protecting natural resources, and crafts and products made from natural materials.

Steilen noted that  Konow Farm offers indoor and outdoor space for exhibits and activities.

Click download the Earth Day/Arbor Day Participant Application and Agreement and the Participant Information and Guidelines forms for individuals, organizations and business participation are attached. For more information, e-mail eartharborday@homerglen.org, or contact Steilen at 708-301-0632.