The Village’s sixth annual celebration of green living — Earth Fest — is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sat., April 25, in the Public Works Center, 201 South Blvd. This year’s event will include food trucks, vendors and information booths highlighting local environmental organizations and initiatives. The event also will feature an open house of the LEED® Gold-certified facility, with a behind-the-scenes look at public service delivery and opportunities for children to sit in the big trucks and other cool equipment. Visit www.oak-park.us/earthfest for more information.
Earth Hour is March 28…Oak Parkers are invited to turn off their lights for one hour beginning at 8:30 p.m., Sat., March 28, to stand up, take responsibility for and get involved in working toward a sustainable future. Since Earth Hour was launched in 2007, it has become the world’s largest voluntary action with people, businesses and governments in 135 countries across every continent coming together to celebrate a commitment to the one thing that unites us all — the planet. For more information, visit www.earthhour.org.