Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Earth Day Celebration at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park ~ 2015

Washington Oaks Gardens State Park and The Friends of Washington Oaks are proud to announce the 26th Earth Day Celebration on April 25, 2015. As hosts, the Friends will welcome all visitors from 10am until 4pm. This event will include:  Live Entertainment, Environmental Groups and Arts and Crafts. As an example of the new class of environmentally friendly cars, a Chevrolet Volt will be on display.

Activities and interests for all ages will abound. A Youth Section devoted to environmental activities will enhance the children's experiences. Display of "Love Letters" from the children in celebration of Mother Earth who love 'Her' will be appreciated by all. Chance Drawings for great prizes and the Friends Gift Shop will add to the experience. A unique Door Prize Basket with items from the Friends Gift Shop will be taken home by a lucky visitor.


Guests will also enjoy entries to the Washington Oaks Photo Contest. "People's Choice" will be determined by our guests voting for their choice of the best photograph.

A variety of food will be available, highlighted by a "Friend's Bake Sale". The plant enthusiasts and gardeners, among our visitors, will enjoy a "Plant Sale" of Florida varieties from the greenhouse within the Park. 





The Park Admission fee for EARTH DAY is $5 per car for up to 8 people. The ticket price includes an entry into the Door Prize drawing for a "Friends Membership Basket" provided by Friends of Washington Oaks.

For additional information, please contact Park Services Specialist Amy Biedenbach
Phone: 386-446-6783          Email: Amy.Biedenbach@dep.state.fl.us.   


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