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Click to visit the Blue Rain ECOfest website!July 29-31, 2011
GreeningUSA's Sustainability Academy at
Blue Rain ECOfest
City Hall Commons Atrium
201 E. Washington St., Downtown Syracuse


This year's Blue Rain ECOfest is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever. The expanded three-day event will run during Syracuse Artsweek in downtown Syracuse. GreeningUSA is the festival's educational sponsor and will host sustainability educational programming all three days. There will be plenty of fun, interactive and green activities for the whole family to enjoy!

Sustainability Activities -- FREE and Open to the Public
Updated July 19, 2011

Friday, July 29

Saturday, July 30

  • 12-6 PM
    GreeningUSA's Sustainability Academy
    Tour different “stations” and win prizes by learning about topics such as energy, transportation, water, food and more!
  • 1 PM
    "Trash to Cash" Showcase
  • 2 PM, 3 PM, 4 PM
    Readings of children's book "Sheila Says We're Weird" by author Ruth Ann
  • 6-8 PM
    Sustainable Video Thteater

Sunday, July 31

  • 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM
    Rain Barrel Workshops by Onondaga County's "Save the Rain" Program
  • 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM
    "How to Go Green in the 'Cuse" Green Infrastructure Sessions

Questions? Need more information? Contact Carissa Matthews at

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