Workshops Announced for 2013 Earth Day Parade

The Environmental Center will host costume, mask making, recycled art, and drumming workshops throughout April in preparation for the upcoming Earth Day Parade on Saturday, April 20th.

Click here for a complete listing of upcoming workshops.

edf2013_thumbAbout the Parade

The 14th annual Earth Day Parade will once again kick off the Earth Day Fair with children and adults dressed in a costume of their favorite species or representation of the natural world. There are three parade rules: no written words, no motorized vehicles, and no live pets. The parade will be held in downtown Bend with staging at 10:30am on Louisiana Avenue next to McMenamins.

The parade will begin at 11:00am, winding through downtown Bend and ending at the Earth Day Fair on Kansas Avenue in front of The Environmental Center in downtown Bend. This is a free event. For more information about the Parade or workshops call 385-6908 x 15 or visit

About The Environmental Center

The Environmental Center’s mission is to embed sustainability into daily life. We translate sustainability into practical action in order to create a healthy future for people and the planet.

Our programs incorporate education and advocacy to advance our vision of a sustainable Central Oregon. They include: zero waste of materials, energy and water; youth education; sustainable business, and operating a community campus that demonstrates sustainability in action. Find us on the web at or at our public facility at 16 NW Kansas Avenue in downtown Bend, Oregon.

For more information email Kali Orton.