Published on April 21st, 2012 | by Newt Rayburn0
EARTH DAY IN THE PARK Sunday, April 22, 2012 in Oxford, Mississippi
Gaining Ground Presents:
EARTH DAY IN THE PARK
Sunday, April 22, 2012 in Oxford, Mississippi
At the Oxford Community Garden & Oxford Skate Park by the Old Armory on University Ave & Bramlett
Celebrate your body, mind, and spirit and show you love the little piece of Earth we call Oxford, Mississippi.
It’s party in the park all day long! Gaining Ground invites you to spend the day in the park with music and outdoor activities hosted by groups from around town, county, and campus. Southern Star and Blue Laurel Yoga studios come together on Earth Day to bring you Yoga Earth at the park.
6:00AM Sunrise Meditation and Yoga
8:00AM Tai Chi
9:30AM Yoga for Beginners
11:00AM ¡OLE! Pickup game of Fútbol hosted by the Ole Miss Soccer Club
12:30PM Master Gardeners of Lafayette County bring you a series of educational workshops, with bees, worms, tool care and container gardening
-Chalk drawing on the Skate Park for kids
2:00PM Drum Circle by the Skate Park
-Tea Party with Little Critter and the double-decker bus tour of Oxford. Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library. Pre-registation required. 662-234-5751.
3:30PM Companion Planting workshop hosted by the Oxford Community Garden.
-Yoga for Kids (Ages 5+)
5:00PM The Oxford Skate Park and Community Garden, Yokna Bottoms Farm, and Honey Bee Bakery bring you Plot to Plate: a Picnic in the Park. Fresh, local, organic food specially prepared for you and your family and friends. Come out for a seasonal cooking demonstration and a tasty meal, with live music performances by Marlena Jarjoura and Kelley Norris.
7:00PM Sunset Meditation and Yoga
8:00PM The party’s over. Lights come on in the skate park for nighttime skating and footbag AKA the after-party.
Bring your family and a picnic lunch, as well as your skateboard, guitar, drum, football, frisbee, soccerball, footbag, dog (on leash) yoga matt, girlfriend, boyfriend, or buddy. Leave your beer at home. It’s a Sunday.