Celebrating The Earth And Good Mileage

MT. HELIX -- East County's Earth Day in Mt. Helix Park will put a special emphasis this year on eco-friendly driving trends.

The event, scheduled for Sunday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., is an annual gatheirng of environment conscious businesses and community organizations high atop La Mesa's Mt. Helix.

This year you will be able to learn the latest on eco-friendly driving trends. The free family-friendly event will feature the all new 2014 Mazda 6 with SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY. This sports sedan reduces fuel consumption and emissions without compromising driving performance. Or check out the ultimate in urban commuting with car2go. Have the convenience of a car when and where you need it without having to own and maintain one!
Ever wonder what it would be like to own a hybrid? Luxury Import Care’s certified hybrid mechanic will be on hand to answer your questions about this fuel-efficient engine.
Co-hosted by The Jarrett Meeker and Mt. Helix Park Foundations, East County Earth Day is made possible by the underwriting donations of Barona Band of Mission Indians, John Hine Mazda, Mark and Connie Allan, San Diego Gas & Electric and Allan Company Recycling.

This fourth annual event includes eco-friendly vendors, live musical performances and speakers from The Hummingbird Rescue, San Diego Zoo, Birch Aquarium and La Mesa Fair Trade. For students grades K through 12, The San Diego Zoo and ArtSmarts, Inc will co-sponsor an Endangered Species Art Contest and the Earth Day Scavenger Hunt promises fun for the whole family.

For art contest details, a list of vendors, speakers and musical performance times visit our website at www.mthelixpark.org. In conjunction with this event the San Miguel Fire Station will host an open house. Stop by and say hello to your local fire fighters.
Free parking and shuttles will run from the fire station at 10105 Vivera Drive in La Mesa as well as from Grossmont High School and the Spring Valley & East Communities Center at 3845 Spring Drive. Food is available at the event as well as complimentary water provided by Culligan Water – bring your reusable water bottles and fill up!
Event Details:

Sunday, April 14, 2013 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Mt. Helix Park Amphitheater
4905 Mt. Helix Drive
La Mesa, CA 91941

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Comment by chuck dunn on April 14, 2013 at 11:31am

I dont see the cross?? mt. helix park is great..

Comment by Jimmy Sanders on April 5, 2013 at 4:56pm

Fisker Automotive Inc., a recipient of hundreds of millions in federal loans to develop and build luxury plug-in cars, is firing about 75 percent of its workforce after failing to secure a deal with an automotive partner to fund operations.

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Comment by Jimmy Sanders on April 5, 2013 at 11:42am

Nothing says “let’s worship Mother Gaia” like holding an event in a difficult to reach location, with no parking anywhere close, nowhere near public transportation so special shuttles will need to be rented, amidst some of the most expensive real estate in the county. Another great event for limousine environmentalists! What time will the Druids arrive for chants?

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