RACINE — The third annual EcoFest Racine will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 17, in the Lake Building at Gateway Technical College, 1001 Main St.
EcoFest is co-sponsored by Gateway and Greening Greater Racine and celebrates environmental organizations and achievements. It will feature more than 50 table displays including environmental organizations, schools, businesses, churches, government agencies and some vendors.
Five 20-minute informational presentations will be held. They are:
- “Birds of Racine” by Rick Fare of the Hoy Audubon Society, 9:30 a.m.
- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle in Racine” by Jim Palenick, Racine city administrator, 10 a.m.
- “Square Foot Gardening” by Sister Janet Weyker of the Eco-Justice Center of Racine, 10:30 a.m.
- “Energy Plan for Racine” by Mayor Cory Mason, 11 a.m.
- “Introduction to Canning” by Heidi Williams, noon.
The festival also includes children’s activities, an art display with music, electronics recycling, demonstrations, free gifts (including seeds) and healthy food options for sale.
There is no admission fee. For more information, go to www.gtc.edu/ecofest.