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EarthFest 2010!
Sunday, April 18th

Crandon Park Visitors and Nature Center (North Beach Entrance)
on Key Biscayne
6767 Crandon Blvd

*Calling ALL beautiful people of the EARTH!*

Join us on April 18th for the LARGEST, most POWERFUL Earth Day celebration in South Florida!

♥ Expand The Love ♥ , in collaboration with Earth Learning and Miami-Dade County, PRESENT:

This is the 40th Earth Day Anniversary Celebration and the FOURTH Annual EarthFest!...a beautiful day for the whole family filled with live MUSIC, amazing WORKSHOPS for the mind, body, spirit and EARTH, sustainability, vendors, delicious vegetarian and vegan FOOD, CEREMONY, drumming, RAW FOOD demonstrations, NATURE walks, ART, and so much more!

*Experience powerful MUSIC, SPOKEN WORD AND CEREMONY by:

The Heavy Pets www.theheavypets.com
Teri Catlin www.tericatlin.com
Sosos www.myspace.com/sosos
PHIsonica www.phisonica.com
Xavier Hawk www.xavierhawk.net
Kavayah Amn www.myspace.com/kavayah
Soulflower www.facebook.com/soulflower777
Jai/ Sol Temple www.soltemple.com
Drumming with Jude Papaloko www.jakmelartgallery.com
Earth Healing Ceremony by Lucho www.myspace.com/lcondor


12:30--1:15pm Jai/ Sol Temple
1:30--1:45pm Soulflower
1:45--2:30pm PHIsonica with Xavier Hawk and Kavayah Amn
3--3:45pm Sosos
4--5pm Teri Catlin
5-5:30 Earth Healing Ceremony with Lucho
5:30-7pm The Heavy Pets
7-8pm Jude Papaloko drum circle

PLUS we will be spinning music composed just for Earthfest from DJ SPAM of Spam Allstars!

Bring your DRUMS and other instruments for our evening DRUM CIRCLE at 7pm!

*Hosted by Val Silidker, The Voice of the Earth

*COME EARLY to Participate in Amazing Workshops all day, including:

1-2pm Yoga w/ Green Monkey www.greenmonkey.net

2-2:30 The Big Glow: Discovering the Light Within w/ Brian Piergrossi thebigglow.com

2:30-3 Dance/Movement Therapy w/ Michele Iemolo of URI www.uri-1.com

3-3:30 Deep Ecology/Connecting with the Earth w/ Val Silidker www.thevoiceoftheearth.com/about.htm

3:30-4 Sacred Sound Healing w/ Eric Dez www.ericdez.com and Randall Rodriguez www.singingbowlguru.com

4-4:30 Qigong w/ Jared Krupnick energeticqigong.com

4:30-5 Thai-Yoga Interactive Demonstration w/ Yoga Christy www.yogachristy.com

PLUS--in another tent: (times tba)
Organic Gardening
Every Child Outdoors
Raw Food Preparation
Permaculture with Marcus Thomson www.permacultureguild.us
and More!

We will also have a healing tent set up with a variety of healing arts available: Thai massage, Acupuncture, Energy Work, Sound Healing and more!

Body Art by Keegan http://www.facebook.com/bodyartbykeegan
Luana Steffan http://queenluana.com/

♥ ♥ ♥

EarthFest is a beautiful day of honoring EARTH, celebrating community, and strengthening our minds, bodies, and spirits for the transformation of ourselves and our world!

Come experience true sustainability and consciousness with Expand the Love, Earth Learning, and our entire South Florida Family!

EarthFest 2010!
Sunday, April 18th!

$10 Suggested Donation
*with opportunities to win some fabulous earth-conscious GIFTS!*

*Bring: Concert blanket/portable chair, Re-usable water bottles (free refills provided), Drum / instrument for drum circle, Any electronics & computer equipment to recycle

Join us as we celebrate Earth, the Greater Everglades, and a sustainable South Florida! Each and every one of us has the power to bring about a more sustainable world through our everyday actions and personal choices. Together, let's transform our world!

*This is an Expand the Love and Earth Learning event!

Sound provided by Orange Blossom Jamboree www.orangeblossomjamboree.com

Sponsored by:
Whole Foods Market :: DisneyNature's Oceans :: MDC Earth Ethics Institute ::Comm. Carlos A. Gimanez, Dist. 7 :: CBS Outdoor Advertising :: Friends of WLRN :: Miami New Times :: Natural Awakenings Magazine :: Edible South Florida Magazine

*If you are interested in being a sponsor, volunteering, or vending, contact us at Val@ExpandTheLove.com

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Community in Unity Vernal Equinox Sunset Beach Gathering
March 21, 2010 (Sunday)

4000 North Surf Road
Hollywood, FL
(on the beach)
5pm to 10pm

We are the ones we’ve been waiting for...

With pure intention, we are conscious individuals and communities joining together as one heart and one mind to practice qigong, yoga, meditation, sound healing, drumming, and dancing to cultivate peace, compassion, gratitude, and LOVE.

Each month, many beautiful souls join us as we celebrate our community, dance and drum and allow our spirits to soar. If you have been there, you know the incredible energy we share.

It is always magical!

If you haven’t been to our beach event yet, let this be the moment! Join us Sunday, March 21st. As our gatherings keep growing, we are expanding these vibrations throughout our local and global communities and creating an ever-widening circle of consciousness and community. Be a part of it!

Join us on this blissful evening. Bring your friends, and share this invitation with your community. Together, let’s EXPAND THE LOVE and create a beautiful world!

We begin the evening with a half hour of networking so that you can connect with many kindred spirits. We complete the evening with live music, a drum circle, and dancing to celebrate life, love, and our interconnectedness.

Creating Sacred Space with Lucho
Energetic Qigong with Jared Krupnick (www.EnergeticQigong.com/)
The Voice of the Earth with Val Silidker (www.TheVoiceOfTheEarth.com/)
Circle of Sacred Sound with Eric Dez and Friends (www.EricDez.com/)
Drum Circle presented by Howard Dean

Plus special musical guest: A.Ron Ryder with his AMAZING didgeridoo and other instruments!

*Line-up is subject to change ;-)

Minimum Love Donation: $10

Time: 5:00pm – 10:00pm

We have electricity for a quality sound system and lighting. It will be no problem for all to hear and see no matter how many people join us. Bring a beach blanket. We will have water available. Family friendly. Alcohol and drug-free environment – pure mind, pure intention, pure manifestation.

For more info:







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Details / TBA

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