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Earth Day gathering Saturday at school


The town’s annual Earth Day Fair will be held 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Haines School cafeteria.

It will feature displays on energy, recycling, food security, school projects and more.

Past displays have ranged from models for harnessing tidal power, to a homemade electric car and demonstration of an electric bicycle.

A sale of gardens starts will be held, as will a gardening supply swap. Participants are encouraged to bring extra seeds, trays, posts and other supplies. A master gardener will emcee a question and answer period.

The event will include activities for children, food and tours of hoop houses and greenhouses.

The fair is sponsored by Haines Friends of Recycling and the Haines Farmers Market. For more information, call 766-2185.


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