With a theme of “Live Green, Live Inspired,” Evanston’s third annual Green Living Festival takes place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd.

Find out how being kinder to Mother Earth can save time and money as well as build a better future for coming generations. Admission to this educational and entertaining festival is free, and all ages are welcome.

The keynote speaker for this year’s festival is Howard Learner, the award-winning Executive Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Center. His presentation, “Creating Evanston’s Green Economy While Solving Global Warming Problems,” begins at noon.


With a theme of “Live Green, Live Inspired,” Evanston’s third annual Green Living Festival takes place 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Evanston Ecology Center, 2024 McCormick Blvd.

Find out how being kinder to Mother Earth can save time and money as well as build a better future for coming generations. Admission to this educational and entertaining festival is free, and all ages are welcome.

The keynote speaker for this year’s festival is Howard Learner, the award-winning Executive Director of the Environmental Law and Policy Center. His presentation, “Creating Evanston’s Green Economy While Solving Global Warming Problems,” begins at noon.

As in past years, the eco-festival will include demonstrations, presentations and hands-on activities that will pique the curiosity of young and old. A marketplace highlighting the products and services of green businesses and organizations will also be set up.

The Evanston Green Living Festival is presented by the Evanston Environmental Association and the City of Evanston. For more information, call 847/448-8256 or go to www.evanstongreenfest.org.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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