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Fairfax County’s Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration

April 29, 2008

Fairfax County’s Earth Day/Arbor Day Celebration is a family friendly event featuring a living rainforest, petting zoo, balloon artist, climbing wall, scavenger hunt, face painting, and craft workshop with colorful, fun recycled materials. Performances by Back Pack Puppets, Billy B, Glee Mania, Learning Safari and Tanka Tales are scheduled throughout the day. A variety of exhibitors will provide information and demonstrate gardening techniques. Hosted by the Annandale Campus of Northern Virginia Community College, Earth Day/Arbor Day is sponsored by the Campus, Clean Fairfax Council and Fairfax County.

Saturday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Northern Virginia Community College, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003

Free and open to the public. The student parking lots will be open to all cars during this event.

Rosemary Byrne, Clean Fairfax Council, 703-324-5471
Cheryl Robinette, Northern Virginia Community College,

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