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Earth Day 2000 Festival The community faire features two stages with bands and speakers, a Zero-Waste Demonstration Arena, the Solarific Kid's Zone, environmental resource booths and vendors selling food and sustainably made crafts. Bike valet parking. No dogs or alcohol allowed. Go to www.ecoact.org/eday2000.htm for specific info. Apr 22, noon-6pm. Free. San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz.

Earth Day 2000 ParadeLed by local musicians from Sambada and Pankind, dancers and Art and Revolution puppets, the parade will weave its way through San Lorenzo Park and the Green Energy Forum. Sign up in the Solarific Kid's Zone, noon-4pm. Apr 22, 5-5:45pm. Free. San Lorenzo Park, between Water St and Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz.

Earth Day Activism Workshops As part of the Earth Day 2000 Festival, CALPIRG presents multiple workshops with topics ranging from environmental journalism to nonviolent resistance. A creativity workshop focuses on capoeira, puppet making and drumming. A schedule of workshop times and topics will be posted at the festival. Apr 22, noon-6pm. Free. San Lorenzo Park, between Water St and Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz.

Earth Day Clean Harbor Save Our Shores and Shared Adventures host a kayaking event at which physically challenged explore the harbor and bring clean-boating messages to boaters. Sat, 10am. Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor, Santa Cruz, 831.462.5660.

Earth Day Environmentalism The Zero Waste Demonstration Arena in San Lorenzo Park aims to educate people on home composting, worm composting, green building, computer recycling and waste-reduction programs. The Green Energy Forum takes place in the county building parking lot adjacent to the Earth Day Festival. The Solar Stage presents live music, panel discussions and speakers on energy issues throughout the afternoon. Apr 22, noon-6pm. Free. San Lorenzo Park, between Water St and Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz.

Earth Day Trail Day Meet at the park's entrance kiosk to join the volunteer trail maintenance crew. Apr 22, 9am. Forest of Nisene Marks, Soquel Drive at Aptos Village, Aptos, 831.763.7125.

Earth Day Trail Day Meet at Saratoga Gap at Skyline Blvd and Hwy 9 to join the volunteer trail maintenance crew. Apr 22, 9am. Castle Rock State Park, Hwy 35 and Summit Rd, 650.966.1984.

Earth Day Trail Day Meet promptly to join the volunteer trail maintenance crew. Apr 22, 9am. Saratoga Gap, Skyline Blvd (Hwy 35) and Hwy 9 intersection, Saratoga, 408.252.8106.

Earth Day Workday Gardening work party and native plant restoration. Bring gloves, trowels and green thumbs. Plants, live music, food and fun are provided. Apr 22, 10am-4pm. Santa Cruz Mission State Park, 144 School St, Santa Cruz, 831.425.5849.

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From the April 19-26, 2000 issue of Metro Santa Cruz.

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