On Your Own: Girl Scout Energy Fair, Jan 31

Renewable-Energy-300x297On January 31, 2015, environmental leaders from the Washington, DC area will gather at Maret School to teach children, teens, and adults how to become environmental leaders. This gathering – an Energy Fair – will take place in the Old Gym from 10AM to 12:30PM. The purpose of the Energy Fair is to motivate school-age children and adults to protect our environment through conservation and sustainable practices, efficient and alternative uses of energy, and eco-friendly practices, products, and services. The Energy Fair is free and open to the public. There will be more than 20 exhibitors, hands-on activities for kids, a solar oven activity, a home energy workshop, free prizes every half hour, and the opportunity to win a free home-energy audit. Free parking is available. If you attend, you will learn about:

  • Solar energy options
  • Organic gardening
  • Using rain barrels for storm water and energy conservation
  • Home energy audits
  • Green architecture and design
  • Home weatherization and reduction in energy consumption and cost
  • Conscious low-carbon cooking
  • Container gardening
  • How to keep food warm without electricity
  • Ways to reduce energy waste
  • And more!

Information about environmental career opportunities will be available as well as environmental education materials. Please come join us. Walk-ins are welcome, but the courtesy of your reservation would be appreciated at GirlScoutEnergyFair@gmail.com.

QUICK RECAP
What: Girl Scouts Energy Fair
Who: All levels
When: January 31, 2015, 10AM to 12:30PM
Where: Maret School
3000 Cathedral Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20008
Cost: Free

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