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Mt Victoria Inner City Festival - It's on TOMORROW

Published: Fri 26 Feb 2010 09:22 AM
Mt Victoria Inner City Festival - It's on TOMORROW!
Saturday 27 February: 10am – 3pm
This year with our eco-focused theme, we have an amazing line-up of numerous stalls featuring environmentally sustainable products, continuous live entertainment, great coffee, great workshops, great food, great products, great chill out areas & great conversation….
Pop on down and check it out!
Schedule for the day – the cool things that are happening
Entertainment Schedule
10.00am:       Mayor to open festival
10.10am:       Linda Joy
11.00am:       Ben Parsons
12.00pm:       Tessa Rain
1:00pm:        Jonny on the Spot
1:45pm:        Tribal Style Bellydance (in front of stage)
2.00pm:        Funky Junk
Activity / Workshop Schedule:
10.00am:       Raising hens in the city; worm farming
10.45am:       Guided walk - Friendly dogs on leads welcome!
11.00am:       Gardening for lizards
rain water catchment
                   Art Deco walk around Mount Victoria
12.00pm:       Sustainable waste management for the home
Reducing waste at work
12.30pm:       Bread making
1:00pm:        Flax Weaving; Beekeeping
                   Northern Mount Victoria History walk
2.00pm:        Gardening with kids
Funky Junk drumming
Backyard ecological restoration
Eco – Documentaries
10.00am:       Innovative inner city community housing & green roof gardens
11.00am:       Rainbow Valley Farm NZ- Composting/Bokashi System/Worm farms
12.00pm:       Permaculture - A quiet revolution
1:00pm:        The Organic Opportunity - local organic food as economic development
2.00pm:        Permaculture in Practice
Art exhibitions are also happening inside Crossways & a speaker’s corner outside Crossways where people can have their say, including local city councilors and MPs as well as speakers covering a wide range of topics such as workers’ rights, animal rights, global warming, conservation and marijuana legalization – visit www.mtvictoria.org.nz for a schedule of speakers.
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