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Musketaquid Earth Day
Musketaquid Arts and Environment, in collaboration with OARS, announces its 22nd annual Musketaquid Earth Day celebration which this year falls on Saturday, April 28th, from 10 am-2 pm.
The Schedule for Musketaquid Earth Day, Saturday, April 28:
All are welcome to join in at the Lowell Road Boat Launch located in Concord. Developed by participants in the river ceremony workshops, the ceremony will feature wise and foolish chickens, and sprites from water and earth. Expect the unexpected. The Voices for the Earth Chorus will provide song and celebration. The Earth Day Parade proceeds from this location.
Earth Day Parade
Parade from Lowell Road Bridge to Emerson Umbrella. Large puppets will be accompanied by several musical groups such as the Musketaquid All-Star Brass Band, Snow Crow and Branches Steel Orchestra. Parade participants include environmental, school and community groups, friends, families and all those passionate about celebrating this place. Surprise side shows are planned along the parade route. All are welcome to join in the parade. Come!
12 to 2 pm
Arts & Environment Festival
Rock out to the sounds of local area bands Snow Crow and Spacelanders (formerly known as Ricky Spoolhands & The Gay-Z), along with the Boston-based Brendan Hogan Band (who has just released a new album SilverQuick). There will be information tables from several area environmental organizations, along with glass blowing demonstrations by Diablo Glass, food for sale by Lefty’s Silver Cart, and water bubbler stations provided by the town of Concord Water. Held on the Emerson Umbrella grounds, 40 Stow Street in Concord, right after the arrival of the Earth Day Parade.
The Schedule is also available online at http://musketaquidartsenvironment.posterous.com/pages/the-schedule-for-musketaquid-earth-day-saturd.
All Musketaquid Earth Day events will be presented in Concord, with several taking place at Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts located at 40 Stow Street. Everyone is welcome to join in, either as a participant or as an active observer. More information can be found at www.emersonumbrella.org or by contacting Musketaquid: 978-254-1092 (Musketaquid Info Line), firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Where||Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts 40 Stow St, Concord, MA 01742 (Home base for Musketaquid Arts & Environment, with several events taking place outside in the surrounding neighborhood.)|
|Next on||This event is over.|
|Time||10:00 am–2:00 pm|
|Who to bring||Everyone, Kids, Families|
|Phone||978-254-1092 (Musketaquid Info Line)|
More About Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts
Based in a former school building, the Emerson Umbrella Center for the Arts is a multimedia arts center in downtown Concord. The center offers dozens of art programs and dance classes for adults and children. The center also hosts birthday parties. Twice a year, artists hold open studio events. Facilities include a 400-seat theater that is available for rent for special events.