EcoFest Racine is a community celebration designed to share information and encourage participation in activities that help us live our lives in a more environmentally friendly way. It is organized by Greening Greater Racine and Gateway Technical College.
The event will be held on the Racine Campus of Gateway Technical College–1001 Main Street. The Saturday March 17, 2018 event is open to the general public. The event runs from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Lake Building. Parking is available in the large lot on the east side of the campus.
Ecofest Racine features informational displays, 20-minute informational presentations; and loads of children's activities. New this year will be The Vital Art Project - an ensemble of artists whose practice examines the meaningful relationships between artist and environment - in nature and society. In addition, musicians will be performing during the event. Admission is free and a free gift will be presented to each family. Healthy refreshments will be provided for purchase.
Respect Our Waters will be talking to people about the many things we can all do to help reduce stormwater runoff pollution. We will continuously do interactive demonstrations on our stormwater runoff model. Free giveaways will include Sparkles bookmarks, stickers, temporary tattoos, activity books, pet waste bag dispensers, resources on green yard care practices and a free rain barrel raffle anyone can enter.