EARTH WEEK CELEBRATIONS ABOARD NAS PENSACOLA
Naval Air Station Pensacola will have ongoing events at Aviation Plaza aboard the base from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 21 through April 25 in celebration of Earth Week. Compass Solar Energy demonstrations will be going on throughout the week, as well as the Navy Exchange (NEX) Recycle Wars. This competition for NEX associates, features recycled material, highlighting the ability to be reused into something useful. The weeks events will also showcase the Tree of Pledges,allowing patrons and associates to write their pledge to Go Green on a leaf cutout and tape it to a tree made of PVC.Other individual events going on each day include a blood drive, Gulf Powers Bicycle Generator, Public Works electric vehicle display and information booth, Go Green Spin Class and Arbor Day activities.
AT MY WEST FLORIDA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Family Movie Night - Earth Day Edition, April 22 @ 6-7:45 p.m.
In celebration of Earth Day (and with National Arbor Day right around the corner), please join us for a special Family Movie Night screening of Dr. Seuss The Lorax! Children and their families are welcome. FREE, at the Main Library, 239 North Spring Street, Pensacola,FL 32502. For more info 850.436.5060 or http://mywfpl.com
40th Annual Fiesta 10K & 5K Run/Walk
The 40th Annual Fiesta 5K and 10K Run/Walk is sponsored by the Pensacola Runners Association and will be held Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 a.m. The 10K participants will begin at Pensacola State College, while the 5K runners will start from Scott Street and 12th Avenue. Both races will finish at Seville Square. Those who run in the race will receive free admission to the Pensacola Crawfish Festival on Saturday, May 3. Come Eat, Run and Relax with some Cajun flair!
Since the first race in 1974, the Fiesta 10K and 5K has long been a Pensacola tradition and one of the leading running events on the Gulf Coast. The point-to-point race course carries participants through scenic residential and historical neighborhoods to Palafox Street (recently selected as one of the American Planning Association's Greatest Places in America) to the finish line at one of the oldest plazas in the nation.
This event is produced by the Pensacola Runners Association, a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide information, training, social and sporting events for competitive and noncompetitive runners and walkers of all ages, races, genders and abilities.
For more information, please visit www.pensacolarunners.com.
IMAX AND WARNER BROS. PICTURES’ ISLAND OF LEMURS: MADAGASCAR™
IMAX andWarner Bros. Pictures Island of Lemurs: Madagascar is now showing at IMAX Theatreat the National Naval Aviation Museum.
The spectacular documentary journey to the remote and wondrous world of Madagascar, which highlights the incredible true story of natures greatest explorers, lemurs, is narrated byAcademy Award winner Morgan Freeman.
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar reteams Freeman, who has one of the most distinctive voices in the movie business, with Drew Fellman, who also wrote and produced the 2011 IMAX documentary spectacle Born to Be Wild. David Douglas serves as director of the film, which features trailblazing scientist Patricia Wright, an expert on lemurs and the wildlife of Madagascar.
Island ofLemurs: Madagascar has been rated G. You can learn more about Island of Lemurs:Madagascar by visiting its official site at islandoflemurs.imax.com/
The IMAX Theatre at the National Naval AviationMuseum is located at 1750 Radford Blvd aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola,Florida. For information on tickets and show times, please call 850-453-2389 orvisit the website at www.navalaviationmuseum.org
4TH ANNUAL EARTH DAY “ISLAND STYLE”
Pensacola Beach Advocates is hosting the Fourth Annual Earth Day celebration on Saturday, May 3 at Casino Beach on Pensacola Beach. Numerous contests, games and family fun activities are planned, including the Sea Turtle Homecoming,which celebrates the Sea Turtles who return to Pensacola Beach every year to nest. The event also includes a Junque in Your Trunque community yard sale and free document shredding. Goodwill Easter Seals will also be on site to accept donations. Beautiful art from the Pensacola Beach Elementary School art contest will be displayed throughout the day.
The Audubon Florida Coastal Shorebird Stewardship will present information and fun activities in relation to Nesting Shore birds on Pensacola Beach, and ECUA will be on site with their new recycling truck and have giveaways to help promote free recycling on Pensacola Beach. Information will be available to the public regarding the correct disposal of Fats, Oils and Greases, and ECUA is also providing Hazardous Household Waste Recycling.
8:00 a.m. to Noon
Junque in your Trunque Community Yard Sale
Free Document Shredding
Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off
ECUA Eco Friendly Truck on-site
Goodwill Easter Seals Donation Drop Off
Coloring Contest and Giveaways
9:00 a.m. to Noon
Audubon Florida Coastal Shorebird Stewardship Beach Bird Bonanza
11:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m.
Sea Turtle Homecoming
For additional information, visit www.pbadvocates.org or contact Lois Hausman at (850) 916-0276 or email@example.com.