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Posted on Wed, Apr 17, 2013 : 10:39 a.m.

Leslie Science & Nature Center to host Earth Day Festival 2013

By Ann Dwyer

Why not spend Earth Day at a place in a natural setting among flora and fauna? It only makes sense.

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The Leslie Science and Nature Center will hold an Earth Day Festival that will feature displays from 40 local environmental, non-profit, and governmental organizations; live animal demonstrations and many other activities and displays.

Dress up the kids as their favorite animal, plant or bug for the All-Species Parade at 3:15 p.m. There will also be the opportunity to recycle toner cartridges and small electronics. Check the LSNC website at to see what they will take. Attendees can also bring toys and home products to test for toxic chemicals.

Sunday, April 21, 2013. Noon-4 p.m. Free. 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor. 734-997-1553.



Thu, Apr 18, 2013 : 2:20 p.m.

Scio Residents for Safe Water (SRSW) and Coalition for Action on Remediation of Dioxane (CARD) will be at the Earth Day Festival with kid-friendly water-related educational activities for the youngsters as well as latest updates on the Pall/Gelman 1,4-dioxane contamination for the older folks... including ongoing problems with dioxane monitoring and reporting.