22nd Annual Earth Day Celebration at Bahia Honda State Park

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/22/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location
Bahia Honda

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This free family-friendly event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. features live music by various Florida Keys favorites including the popular family band The Doerfels, a sand sculpture contest, fish printing, face painting, children’s games and marine touch tanks.

There will be a silent auction and a chance auction hosted by The Friends of Bahia Honda Inc.. Items to bid on include; a parasailing excursion, a weekend for two at the Marriot in Marathon, an all-inclusive overnight sail for two from Sail Florida Adventures, dinner for two at Latitudes, fishing trips, a kid’s paddleboard and more.

Bahia Honda Earth DayAll proceeds from the auctions stay at Bahia Honda and go for park improvements. Environmental exhibitions by local groups are to include Marathon’s renowned Turtle Hospital, Dolphin Research Center, the Florida Keys Astronomy Club and many more.

This year’s 22nd annual Earth Day celebration at Bahia Honda State Park will focus on protecting the environment. The theme will be “One person can…” this will empower each of us, as individuals, to know we can make a difference. Our informational booths will display what they are doing to help protect the environment, our craft tables will promote reusing and repurposing. The global Earth Day theme continues this year with a goal to plant one tree for every human being on earth by the 50

The global Earth Day theme continues this year with a goal to plant one tree for every human being on earth by the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, which will occur in 2020. To help promote this global theme, Bahia Honda will host a native plant and tree giveaway at the event, thus promoting native landscaping and worldwide earth day goals.

The Friends of Bahia Honda will be holding a silent auction to raise money for projects at the park. There will be food and live entertainment. This is a great family fun day, hope to see you there!

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