|Approval||Organizer will approve registrants|
|Close Date||Any time before the event starts or when space runs out.|
|Age Limit||16 and up|
Join us at the “Historic Browning Hangar” at Mueller on Saturday, April 26th, 2014, noon-6pm. The festival highlights our diversity of Austin culture with a huge variety of music and entertainment, along with speakers, demonstrations, exhibitors, entertainment for kids, food trailers and more.
Austin Earth Day Festival 2014 is produced in partnership with Mueller Austin, “Austin’s sustainable mixed-use urban village”, and many partners representing the Austin area environmental community. Working with partners Balcones Resources and Compost Pedallers, this will be a Zero Waste event that will divert a minimum of 90% of discards through recycling and composting. Also, Community Partners, Aquasana, Inc. will provide superior filtered water, so make sure to BYOB…(Bottles, that is!)
The Earth Day Austin festival is sponsored this year by: HEB, Balcones Resources, City of Austin Office of Sustainability, Austin Energy’s Green Choice, City of Austin Code Compliance, Save Barton Creek Association, Austin Water, Project Connect, Mueller and more, along with media sponsors, Austin American Statesman, Austin Chronicle, KUT and TWC News.
Some Festival Highlights--
• ENTERTAINMENT - Flamencura Flamenco, Interactive African Drumming w/X8, BollywoodFusion, La Snacks, EarthCulture Dancer, Daniel Llanes and close out performance by Riders Against the Storm, voted Austin Chronicle’s “Band of the Year” and “Best Hip-Hop” for 2014
• SPEAKERS - Pliny Fisk III, Co-Director, Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems, Dave Cortez, Austin Sierra Club, Kathie Tovo and Laura Morrison, Council Members, City of Austin, Archbishop Sterling Lands, II, Pastor of Greater Calvary Bible Church, Bob Gedert, Director of Austin Resource Recovery at City of Austin and many more!
• PRESENTATIONS - Professor Dumpster, Huston-Tillotson’s new
environmental student group, “Green is the New Black”, Austin Green
Business Leaders panel, Austin Zero Waste Alliance and more!• PLUS – Over 75 exhibitors, Kids activities, Food trailers and more!
Austin Earth Day Festival 2014
Saturday, April 26th, noon-6:00pm
The “Historic Browning Hangar” at Mueller
4550 Mueller Central Dr., Austin, TX 78723
@EarthDayAustin / #EarthDayATX
Must be able to lift 20-50 pounds
Must be able to follow directions accurately
Must have positive attitude
Must have willingness to pitch in on different jobs, if needed
|Perks||Free Austin Earth Day 2014 T-shirt!|
Get your workout in for the day!
Sweat for the Earth!
|Parking Details||You can use the Mueller Parking Garage on site or park in one of the adjacent fields.|
|Causes||Advocacy & Human Rights Animals Children & Youth Community Education & Literacy Environment Politics|
24 Positions Filled | 6 Impacts | 35 Hours
A few people you will meet...View All
Location: 4550 Mueller Central Dr., Austin, TX 78723
|Stage and Tent Set up||Fri, Apr 25, 4:00PM||Fri, Apr 25, 7:00PM||We need volunteers to help set up 3 stages and tents at the event grounds.||3/3||Over|
|Event Day Set Up!!||Sat, Apr 26, 8:30AM||Sat, Apr 26, 12:00PM||We will need volunteers to escort vendors/exhibitors to their booth spaces and do general errands. We will also need to set up tables and chairs under the Hangar.||4/6||Over|
|Event Parking Monitors (morning shift)||Sat, Apr 26, 11:30AM||Sat, Apr 26, 2:00PM||We will need volunteers to direct traffic in the parking lots and help people park their vehicles in an efficient grid.||4/5||Over|
|Event Parking Monitor (afternoon shift)||Sat, Apr 26, 2:00PM||Sat, Apr 26, 4:30PM||We will need volunteers to relieve the morning shift and make sure those vehicle spaces left by those leaving the event are efficiently filled with newcomers.||5/5||Over|
|Event Parking Monitor (evening shift)||Sat, Apr 26, 4:00PM||Sat, Apr 26, 6:30PM||We will need volunteers to relieve our afternoon shift volunteers and stay to clean up the parking garage and/or the fields folks are parking in for the event.||1/4||Over|
|Event Break Down and Cleanup||Sat, Apr 26, 6:00PM||Sat, Apr 26, 9:00PM||We will need volunteers to take down chairs, tables, tents, stages, barricades, etc. and to clean up the park grounds where there is "no trace left behind".||6/8||Over|