The Village’s annual celebration of green living — Earth Fest — is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sat., April 23, 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. Booths for recycling eyeglasses, sun glasses, hearing aids, rechargeable batteries and cell phones also are planned. Visit www.oak-park.us/earthfest for more information.
Earth Hour is March 19…Oak Parkers are invited to turn off their non-essential lights for one hour at 8:30 p.m., Sat., March 19, 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 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.