Boston GreenFest 2009 is a fully inclusive festival filled with fun learning experiences to address the important changes we need to make in our daily lives and our neighborhoods. It will begin at Boston City Hall Plaza with a Kick-Off Concert on Thursday, August 20, from 5-10 pm and will continue all day long, Friday-Saturday, August 21-22, from 10 am-10 pm. It is an event that will have something for everybody, young and old.
All of our neighborhoods will come together from across Greater Boston to work on solutions to make our city a healthy sustainable place to live. People from all over New England will be welcome to join us. Boston GreenFest 2009 brings many opportunities to the heart of our city to learn about green products, services, ideas, networks, and jobs. There will be interactive exhibits, workshops, presentations, and special features: continuous live entertainment on three stages, Time Tunnel, Eco-Runway (green fashion shows), GreenFilmFest for children and adults, eco-games, One Gallon Challenge - a "race" starting at 11 am on Thursday, August 20th from Greenfield to GreenFest for cars that can drive 100 miles on 1 gallon of gas and arrive at City Hall throughout the afternoon to be on hand during the entire festival, lots of great kids’ activities including puppet shows and yo-yo shows, great food, and much more.
Find out how to save money and make your home efficient. Buy local fresh and organic fruits and vegetables. Explore interesting vendors of unique crafts and products. Check out new clean technologies and green inventions. Be amazed at how we can begin to make a difference with small changes to our own lives and how we can build on these changes with our neighbors. Let’s learn and celebrate together! FOr more info visit bostongreenfest.org.
Rock The Ink invades Providence this weekend and promises to be the Ultimate Tattoo and Entertainment Festival featuring top tattoo artists, bands & dj's, celebrities, attractions, contests, and much more! The hours are Friday 1-11pm, Saturday 11am-11pm, and Sunday 11am-9pm. The event features over 100 Top Tattoo Artists, Bands & DJ's, Miss Tattoo Pageant, Daily Tattoo Contests, Guitar Wars, Midget Wrestling, Roller Derby Exhibitions, Submission Ink Grappling Tournament, Celebrity Appearances including UFC Fighter Autograph Sessions with John "Doomsday" Howard, Jon "Bones" Jones, Jorge "El Conquistador" Rivera, Hermes Franca, Dan Lauzon and Joe Lauzon, Underground Art Gallery featuring Mark Carter. Stop by the 'Gansett table sign our petition and buy one of our new black t-shirts! For tickets and more info visit rocktheink.net.