Celebrating Earth Day at the Merrick House
This will be the place to bring your broken or obsolete electronics, computers and household appliances including cell phones, tvs, and anything that runs by battery or plugging into electricity. They will even take your old sneakers and eyeglasses and they'll have them all recycled.
Music will be provided by Marcus Magalhaes on the banjo.
Eco Artists include Nancy Martini and Becky Quiroga, there will be Earth-friendly Crafts, hand-made fair trade goods, children’s crafting, pet adoption resources, vintage Clothing and accessories. Also fair trade edibles, “Drink Local” Miami Brewing Co. Craft Beer tasting and popular food trucks: Sakaya Kitchen/savory; Sugar Yummy Mama/sweet (for purchase)
Welcoming remarks by Coral Gables Commissioner Vince Lago will start the day off and Scout Troop 7 will hold the US Flag-raising ceremony. Books & Books and the Coral Gables Museum will be featured, too.
Also the Edible Community Gardens Project will be presdent along with Edible South Florida magazine and the Tropical Audubon Society.
Docent-guided tours will take place at 2 and 3 pm for a nominal fee. Proceeds benefit Coral Gables Merrick House and the “Sundays on the Porch with George” Series.
The Merrick House is located at 907 Coral Way, Coral Gables. For info: 305-460-5093 or coralgables.com/MerrickHouse.
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