|April 18, 2015||
California Friendly Landscape Workshop
Learn six ways to become a more waterwise gardener during
this free and information-packed presentation. Topics will cover Right Plant,
Right Place, Using Rainwater as a Resource, and Managing Irrigation. Bring
questions about your own landscape to these gardening experts!
Visit California Friendly Landscape Workshops for more information and a full list of classes.
|April 19, 2015||
Grab your family and friends for North County’s largest Earth Day Celebration in downtown Oceanside! Join us on Sunday April 19th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm and enjoy environmental organizations, dazzling entertainment, and fun hands-on activities! Ride your bike to Earth Festival and rest easy with free bike valet parking with Bike/Walk Oceanside. Attendees who utilize the bike valet will also receive a free Green Oceanside water bottle! Explore our Vintage Market and connect with local businesses that showcase unique goods, handcrafted glass, re-styled vintage clothing, and upcycled materials. Come find a birthday gift, plan for the holidays or simply treat yourself to something nice and eco-conscious. In our Home Improvement Zone community members can take a glimpse into a world where buildings are super efficient, landscaping is sustainably designed, and energy is produced from alternative sources. Learn how to live a greener more sustainable lifestyle from expert vendors including green builders, alternative energy companies, water-wise plant designers, compost masters, and much more. Whisk your kids away to the fun and imaginative Eco-Kids Zone where they learn and become inspired about our environment! Discover our Zero Waste Schools Program and participate in arts and crafts. The Earth Festival is a free event with fun and exciting attractions for everyone! Local bands featured on our main stage will help you grove your way to Earth Fay. Come join the Green Oceanside team in celebrating Month Earth North County Style!
|April 25, 2015||
Loma Alta Creek and Beach Cleanup
Join community volunteers from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm to remove trash and debris from Loma Alta Creek and Oceanside beaches. Removing trash from rivers, creeks, and the ocean protects the health of humans, wildlife, and the livelihoods that depend on healthy waterways. Volunteers can choose from several sites and will receive cleanup supplies, refreshments, and community service hours. Volunteers can pre-register and download waiver forms at www.CreektoBay.org
|April 25, 2015||
DIY Compost Bin Workshop
|May 30, 2015||
Home Depot Plant Fair
Visit Home Depot at 3838 W. Vista Way on May 30 to get great savings on a selection of low water use plants and learn more about how to use them in your garden. To get ideas on plants, designs, and more, visit www.WaterSmartSD.org.