Saanich District Hosts Free Earth Day Community Event – ​​Victoria News

Earth Day celebrations are coming to Saanich Municipal Hall, giving residents the chance to experience a day of fun and education.

Guests who cycle to the April 23 event can enter to win a variety of prizes, including a $1,000 gift certificate for an e-bike from a local bike shop.

Live music, interactive exhibits, a bike obstacle course and skills challenge, e-bike demonstration and other free activities will take place between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., all designed to show how to help to create a greener planet.

In addition to the Saanich departmental exhibits, many partner organizations will have interactive information booths on the festival site.

“The Earth Day Festival is a great way for us to showcase our community’s extensive cycling infrastructure and encourage residents to explore our beautiful municipality,” said the councilor. Rebecca Mersereau, board chair of the active transportation committee, said in a statement. “The event encourages families to be active outdoors together, playing games and discovering how we can all take action for the climate.”

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