The Pocket Change Project presents the fourth edition of our Eco Fun Fair!
Date: Saturday, June 17
Activities: 1:00 to 5:00 pm (unless otherwise indicated)
Pocket Change AGM: 1:30 - 2:00 pm
Big Tent Speakers: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: Phin Park, The Pocket, 115 Condor Ave.
Free - everyone welcome. Come on out for a great afternoon with great talks under the Big Tent, a wide variety of eco exhibitors, activities for kids, delicious food, and more. Plus: learn about sustainable transportation options, reducing your home's carbon emissions through green retrofits, and other ways to support our climate - and each other!
Activities (1 to 5 pm unless indicated otherwise)
- Kids Tent: Face painting. Crafts from the Toronto Wildlife Centre – plus come visit Hotdog the turtle!
- Solar radio station
- Mini bike tune-ups - by donation (1-4 pm)
- Try an e-cargo bike! Demos by Happy Fiets (happyfiets.ca)
- Bike Swap/Sale – bring and/or pick up some new wheels!
- EV car display
- Is your future electrifying? Find out (and say hi) at our Pocket Change table.
- Tables from our local elected representatives
- Tasty meals and treats from our BBQ and ALK Café (lots of delicious plant-based options)
- Live Green Toronto Wheel of Fun!
- Questions about home energy improvements? Ask the experts at Goldfinch Energy
- Green Neighbours Network and Home Retrofit Forum (greening you home quiz with prizes!)
- Sustainably-grown seedlings!
- Repair Café – small appliances and jewellery edition (2-4 pm)
Under our Big Tent:
1:30 - Pocket Change AGM (David Langille and Michael O’Neill)
2:00 - Greetings from Julie Dabrusin, MP
2:10 - Greetings from Peter Tabuns, MPP
2:20 - Greetings from Paula Fletcher, Councillor
2:30 - Paul Dowsett, Pocket Retrofit Coach
3:00 - City of Toronto Environment and Climate Division representative, speaking about TransformTO and city support and programs for green home improvements
3:30 - Michael Longfield, Executive Director, Cycle Toronto