Go green with the City of Fremont and Washington Hospital and celebrate Earth Day 2019! Bring your family, friends, and bicycles to take part in the festivities on Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Washington West Building located at 2500 Mowry Ave. The event is free and fun for the entire family.
This Earth Day event will host children’s arts and crafts, eco-entertainment, games, a bicycle rodeo, free bicycle valet parking and basic tune-ups provided by a local bike shop, and educational exhibits. Other highlights include a drop-off location for old eyeglasses, syringes, and needles (must be in approved container), and unused or unwanted medications. Hazardous mercury thermometers can also be exchanged for mercury-free thermometers at no charge.
Attendees can also learn more about how to reduce their household’s carbon footprint by signing up for the Fremont Green Challenge. This online tool helps households discover ways to decrease their energy and water consumption, reduce waste, and protect the environment, all while saving money!
This Earth Day event is brought to you by the City’s Environmental Services Division and Washington Hospital. For more information visit Fremont Earth Day or call the Environmental Services Division at 510-494-4570. See you there!
Saddle Up at Fremont’s Earth Day Celebration!
Bike East Bay will be hosting a Family Cycling Rodeo at Fremont’s Earth Day event Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Certified instructors will lead children through fun games, safety drills, and skill building. Participants will learn:
- How to perform a bicycle safety check
- Proper helmet fitting
- Communication skills with other road users
- How to navigate safely through intersections
- How to avoid obstacles
Bicycles and helmets will be provided for children, or they can bring their own. All minors must be accompanied by an adult to participate.