Earth Day Westchester 2012

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Discover keys to greener living and enjoy live music and kids’ activities, farmers market shopping and free raffles at Earth Day Westchester 2012: A Celebration of Green, Sustainable Living, Sunday, April 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Kensico Dam Plaza in Valhalla. The event is part of Westchester County’s Earth Month celebration, an initiative of County Executive Robert P. Astorino.  Annie and the Natural Wonder Band and Solar Punch will perform live music. The first 500 people arriving will receive one raffle ticket for a chance to win great “green” prizes.   Earth Day celebration-goers can also enjoy:  Farmers Market with fresh food and produce offered by local New York State farmers,  Gardening Q&A with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Westchester County and the Greenburgh Nature Center,  Demonstrations and informational exhibits.   At 1 p.m., Astorino will present the annual Earth Day awards for environmental achievements, community programs and successful grass-roots efforts.   Kensico Dam Plaza is located at the north end of the Bronx River Parkway in Valhalla.  Go to www.westchestergov.com  or call (914) 813-5425 for information.

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