A Fundraiser for “Topanga Gold”
$10 Suggested Donation
Messenger Mountain News and Rosewood in Topanga celebrate the third annual Earth Day event on April 27, a fundraiser for “Topanga Gold.”
This year’s community celebration is a fundraising effort to support “Topanga Gold,” rich, earthy topsoil created in a matter of weeks by composting kitchen organics. Our Community Compost Hub will be installed at the Topanga Community Club.
We welcome all kinds of earth-friendly vendors and educational/informational types of booths.
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Topanga Earth Day Lineup
11am Jim Gamble Puppeteers Puppet Show
12 pm Circus Arts: various circus acts with gigantic bubbles, music and slack line acrobatics
1 pm Nature Walk/Talk
2 pm Storytelling with Coco Blignaut
3pm Nature of Wildworks
4pm The Bug Guy
Additionally, and ongoing, mini-workshops on various composting methods by LA Compost, pony rides, bounce houses, face-painting, crafts and much more.
1 pm Jen Youngs and young friend
2 pm Wild Honeys
3 pm Merlin Snider*
4 pm Preston Smith
5 pm Bonnie Tamblyn and Blue Heaven
6 pm The Greenhorn Brothers
8 pm Group Yoga Stretch and Meditation
8:30 pm Earth-minded Film Submissions under the Stars
Zero Waste Practices
Vendors and Exhibitors are required to:
Use recyclable materials as much as possible.
Bring minimal paper and plastic waste.
Compost any food scraps.
Exhibitors are encouraged to:
Create interactive exhibits with minimal paper handouts.
Use recycled paper and materials.
Share ways to live lighter on the earth.
How We are Helping to do our Part:
Providing waste stations with clear markings and designations for waste, recyclables and compost.
Requiring vendors and exhibitors to minimize their handouts and serve with non-single use materials
Offering reusable cups and utensils for sale
Serving non-bottled water
You Can Do Your Part:
Bring your own water bottle or purchase one of ours
Bring your own fork, spoon, cup, cloth napkin or handkerchief, and reusable bag.
Recycle and compost everything you can by following the directions on waste disposal units.
Use public transportation, walk or cycle to the event.
Volunteer and bring a friend to help us 1) post Zero Waste signage 2) monitor Zero Waste stations 3) cleanup as necessary.