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Santa Clarita’s Annual Bike to Work Day Coming May 16: VIDEO

May 3, 2013

This Week in Santa Clarita previews the upcoming Bike to Work Day happening Thursday, May 16.

Residents and local businesses can pledge to ride their bikes on Bike to Work Day and register online to automatically be entered in drawings for some cool prizes. Click here.

For business looking to participate or help sponsor the event, call Environmental Services at (661) 286-4098 or visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

Around Town: 2013 Earth Arbor Day Festival cArt aRt Winners

April 26, 2013
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Grand Prize Winner “Recycle Robot”

On Saturday, April 13, several community members helped judge in the City’s cArt aRt contest at the annual Earth Arbor Day Festival. The contest involved transforming recycling carts into vibrant pieces of art using paint, art supplies, recycled items, and creativity to increase awareness of reusing and recycling household items.

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Most Creative and Best Green Theme Winner “My Home is Not a Recycling Bin”

All submissions were on display at the festival and received cash prizes, here are the winners in the following categories:

  1. Grand Prize – “Recycle Robot” by Green Convergence
  2. Most Creative – “My Home is Not a Recycling Bin” by Funakoshi Family
  3. Best Local Flare – “Honoring Creation’s Blessings” by Family Community Church
  4. Best Green Theme – “My Home is Not a Recycling Bin” by Funakoshi Family
  5. Fan Favorite – Beautiful Artwork Bin by Irina Previtire
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Best Local Flare Winner “Honoring Creation’s Blessing”

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Fan Favorite Winner “Beautiful Artwork Bin”

For more information about future green events happening in the City of Santa Clarita, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

Around Town: City of Santa Clarita’s Annual Earth Arbor Day Festival

April 17, 2013

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On Saturday, April 13, the City of Santa Clarita held its annual Earth Arbor Day Festival, presented by the SCV Family of Water Suppliers, at Central Park.

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Thousands of residents thoughout the day attended the festival and participated in a wide variety of fun activities while to learn how to stay green and keep the environment clean.

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There was also a recycled art gallery on display, as well as a cArt aRt contest that showcased resident’s artwork on recycling bins.

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A popular feature of the event is the free mulch and one gallon tree give aways.

For more information and to learn about future green friendly events, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

City’s Annual Earth Arbor Day Festival Happening Tomorrow at Central Park

April 12, 2013

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The City of Santa Clarita’s Annual Earth Arbor Day Festival, presented by the SCV Family of Water Suppliers, is coming to Central Park tomorrow, April 13, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Click image to enlarge.

There will be a wide variety of fun activites and events for families to participate in and learn how to stay green and keep the environment clean.

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There will also be a recycled art gallery on display, as well as a cArt aRt contest that showcases resident’s artwork on recycling bins.

For more information about the City’s Annual Earth Arbor Day Celebration, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

Deadline to Register for cArt aRt Competition Ends Tomorrow, April 2

April 1, 2013

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Community members still have the opportunity to add a creative flair to an everyday curbside recycling cart as part of the cArt aRt Competition.  Residents have until tomorrow, April 2, toregister to pick up a free cart, decorate it and be entered into a contest for prizes.   

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Community members are encouraged to transform recycling carts into vibrant pieces of art using paint, art supplies, recycled items, and creativity to increase awareness of reusing and recycling household items.  School groups, clubs, teams, church groups and other organizations are encouraged to participate.  

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All submissions will be on display at Earth Arbor Day on Saturday, April 13.  Winners will receive cash prizes in the following categories:

  1. Grand Prize $200
  2. Most Creative $100
  3. Best Local Flare $100
  4. Best Green Theme $100
  5. Fan Favorite $50. 
Click image for 2013 entry form.

Click image for 2013 entry form.

Artists must provide everything used in the art project, with the exception of the recycling cart, which can be painted or left natural.  Containers that once held hazardous waste products cannot be used in the competition, including used containers of paint, oil, pesticides, cleaning products and chemicals.

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All entries must be submitted between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. at the Environmental Services booth.  Earth Arbor Day will be hosted at Central Park on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information on the cArt aRt Competition or to obtain an entry form, visit GreenSantaClarita.com or contact Laura Jardine in the City’s Environmental Services Division at (661) 255-4376.

This Year’s Earth Arbor Day Festival to Feature a Host of Events

March 22, 2013

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The City of Santa Clarita’s Annual Earth Arbor Day Festival, presented by the SCV Family of Water Suppliers, is coming to Central Park on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

Click image to enlarge.

Click image to enlarge.

There will be a wide variety of fun activites and events for families to participate in and learn how to stay green and keep the environment clean.

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There will also be a recycled art gallery on display, as well as a cArt aRt contest that showcases resident’s artwork on recycling bins.

For more information about the City’s Annual Earth Arbor Day Celebration, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

Local Artists Encouraged to Get Creative with Recycle Carts for cArt aRt Competition

February 26, 2013

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Residents and local artists are invited to participate in the City of Santa Clarita’s cArt aRt Competition, in conjuction with this years Earth Arbor Day Festival, hosted on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Central Park. Now through Monday, March 18, residents can register to pick up a free cart, decorate it and be entered into a contest for prizes.

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Community members are encouraged to transform recycling carts into vibrant pieces of art using paint, art supplies, recycled items, and creativity to increase awareness of reusing and recycling household items.  School groups, clubs, teams, church groups and other organizations are encouraged to participate.

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All submissions will be on display at Earth Arbor Day on Saturday, April 13.  Winners will receive cash prizes in the following categories:

  1. Grand Prize $200
  2. Most Creative $100
  3. Best Local Flare $100
  4. Best Green Theme $100
  5. Fan Favorite $50.

Artists must provide everything used in the art project, with the exception of the recycling cart, which can be painted or left natural.  Containers that once held hazardous waste products cannot be used in the competition, including used containers of paint, oil, pesticides, cleaning products and chemicals.

Click image for 2013 entry form.

Click image for 2013 entry form.

All entries must be submitted between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. at the Environmental Services booth at the City’s Earth Arbor Day event hosted at Central Park on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information on the cArt aRt Competition or to obtain an entry form, visit GreenSantaClarita.com or contact Laura Jardine in the City’s Environmental Services Division at (661) 255-4376. 

Interactive ‘Enviroscape’ and Open Space Workshop at the Santa Clarita Public Library: VIDEO

February 25, 2013

The City of Santa Clarita kicked off the first workshop in a three-part hands-on series to help educate students in kindergarten through 12th grade on how to prevent pollution and protect the environment at the Old Town Newhall Library.

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Each of the workshops are open to the public and will include a 3-D landscape display with a contained mini watershed, known as an Enviroscape model, which demonstrates how pollution is created and how it can be prevented. This interactive model allows students to view different actions to better understand the sources of water pollution while emphasizing pollution prevention by showing best management practices with a follow up demonstration.

  • “Enviroscape” Presentation 2 – Wednesday, April 10, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Valencia Library.
  • “Enviroscape” Presentation 3 – Wednesday, May 8, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Canyon Country Library.

For more information about the library presentations, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

2013 Santa Clarita Green Guide and Calendar

February 11, 2013
Click image for flyer of events.

Click image for flyer of events.

The 2013 Santa Clarita Green Guide is now available on the City’s Green Santa Clarita website. The Green Guide shows a list of events like Earth Arbor Day and Bike to Work Day happening throughout the year along with green tips and information.

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For more information about the Santa Clarita Green Guide, visit GreenSantaClarita.com.

2013 Earth Arbor Day Festival Preview: VIDEO

February 8, 2013

This Week in Santa Clarita previews the upcoming 2013 Earth Arbor Day Festival, presented by the SCV Family of Water Suppliers, happening Saturday, April 13, at from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Central Park.


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