Ecofest Returns to Arlington on Sept. 17

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Arlington is proud to announce the eighth annual Ecofest that will take over the streets of Downtown Arlington on Saturday, September 17. The event will kick off at 10 a.m. and the fun will continue until 2 p.m. This free, family-oriented event will take place at Founders Plaza, 100 W. Abram Street.

This year Arlington plans to focus on its ecofriendly exhibitors and education. Ecofest was created to stimulate environmental awareness, build a sense of community, and promote stewardship across North Texas.

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department has again partnered with Republic Services and other local sponsors to provide a wide range of activities starting at 10 a.m. More than 40 vendors will showcase their green products and services. Classes and demonstrations on environmental awareness will take place throughout the day. Ecofest Arlington will also have many children’s activities including games, crafts, and educational presentations.

Along with these amazing activities, Ecofest Arlington is excited to announce they will be giving away trees again this year while supplies. Come out and celebrate making a difference in the community!

Information about Ecofest Arlington 2016, including list of classes, entertainment and vendors, to come.

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Kim Feil
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Maybe the water department could be available to answer hard questions such as… 1) Lake Arlington provides drinking water and how safe is having a power plant, compressor stationS, drill sites, and a history of ammunition businesses in the area with the realty of acid rain and surface run off into the lake? 2) Why does the city allow Municipal Setting Designations (MSD) to forever forgive known ground water and soil Brownfield contamination clean up in the interest of developing the property instead of clean up? 3) Why did we allow Urban Drilling without first having done a health an… Read more »
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