Earth Day EXPO & Bicycle PARADE – Sunday, April 17, 11 AM-4 PM – Washington Park Lake House

CALL FOR Earth Day Expo 2016 VOLUNTEERS ~ Be part of the fun and help your neighbors “go green.”

  • Escorted EARTH DAY bike ride – Join us for a 12-mile escorted bicycle ride to award-winning “green” buildings on city streets. Ride begins at the Lake House at 9 AM and returns to Washington Park at 11:30 AM where “tykes on trikes” can join in the fun. Helmet required. Riders under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Live Music
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Children’s Activities
  • Solar Energy Display
  • Vendors featuring Earth-Friendly Products and Services
  • Event will be held rain or shine!

JOB OPENINGS: We need people for the following jobs. If interested, send an email, and we’ll contact you to discuss specifics.

 Prior to the event:

  • Sign/Banner making – design and produce banners and signs. Imagination reigns!
  • Announcements Coordinator – Arrange sponsorship and key event announcements for our high school MCs
  • Compost/recycling/landfill bin design – help create the bins for the event
  • Need large water coolers for event & paper cups
  • Need people with first aid training to be on call at event
  • Projector & Screen for Speakers’ Corner – Can you provide a projector and screen for a small audience set up in the Lake House? We need you!
  • We need old lawn signs and metal stands to repurpose for the Expo
  • Loan us easels and music stands for holding signs

During the event (2-hour shifts):

  • Children’s booth volunteers – Assist youngsters in their activities
  • Education Exhibits volunteers – Greet guests and assist with exhibit
  • Composting & Recycling volunteers – Remind guests to sort their waste
  • Set-Up and Break-Down Crew – Help with Parking, Move tables and chairs, assist vendors, and clean up
  • Earth Day Ambassadors to monitor activities during the event (show up and volunteer).

To Volunteer, Contact:


Sponsored by: Sierra Club Hudson-Mohawk Group, Albany Bicycle Coalition, People of Albany United for Safe Energy (PAUSE), City of Albany and the City’s Sustainablity Advisory Committee, and Solarize Albany.

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One response to “Earth Day EXPO & Bicycle PARADE – Sunday, April 17, 11 AM-4 PM – Washington Park Lake House

  1. I fully support this. I’m going to buy a new bike just for the event and start using it more often – old one broke :-(

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