April 4, 2019
Percy Priest Elementary Playground
1700 Otter Creek Road
Nashville, TN 37215
Over 20 environmental groups and food trucks will gather for the inaugural Big Green Fair at Percy Priest Elementary on Thursday, April 4 from 5-7 p.m.
The family-friendly fair is free and open to the public, featuring playground tree planting, seed exchanges, science demonstrations and art activities using found objects. Attendees will explore booths from community partners and enjoy picnic fare from Kona Ice Cream, Doxie's Pizza, That's My Dawg, The Love Bus food trucks and music from DJ Louie.
The Big Green Fair, designed to grow a more sustainable community through hands-on education, is the brainchild of a Percy Priest School environmental club, Kids for a Clean Environment (Kids F.A.C.E.) and its founder, environmental activist Melissa Poe Hood.
Participants include 12 South Market, Adventure Science Center, Clean Water Nashville, Cumberland River Compact, Franklin eWaste, Eternal Returns, Friends of Radnor Lake, Harpeth Conservancy, Lightwave Solar, Nashville Public Library, Nashville Tree Foundation, Owl's Hill Nature Sanctuary, Socket-Nashville's Sustainability Outlet, Tennessee Environmental Council, Tenn. Green, Turnip Green Creative Reuse, Unicycle, Urban Green Lab and Warner Park Nature Center.
Attendees are encouraged to donate discarded electronics such as phones, laptops, computers and printers, as well as any size of used school uniforms for recycling.
The Fair will be held on the Percy Priest school playground at 1700 Otter Creek Road (inside if raining) on Thursday, April 4 from 5-7 p.m. Free parking is available in front or rear of school.