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August 27, 2009
Media Advisory: Live Green Toronto Festival at Yonge-Dundas Square this Sunday
  
Toronto’s fourth annual celebration of all things green, the Live Green Toronto Festival, will take place this Sunday, August 30 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Yonge-Dundas Square.

Featuring more than 100 exhibits, local foods and live music, the event will showcase hundreds of green products and services including eco-friendly fashions, local and organic foods, renewable energy systems, bees, worms, low emission vehicles, green roofs, biodegradable packaging and more. Activities specifically geared to children include interactive games, crafts and face painting.

Mayor David Miller will address the crowd at 2 p.m.

Yonge Street will be closed to traffic from Dundas Street to Queen Street to accommodate the event.

Schedule of entertainment on the main stage at Yonge-Dundas Square:
Jen Gould - noon
Chris McKhool - 12:45 p.m.
Dala - 1:30 p.m.
Samba Squad - 2:15 p.m.
The Johnstones - 3 p.m.
Grand Analog - 3:45 p.m.
Crash Parallel - 4:30 p.m.
Carly Rae Jepsen - 5:15 p.m.
Danny Fernandes - 6:10 p.m.
The Philsopher Kings - 7:30 p.m.

For more information and a detailed list of exhibitors, visit http://www.toronto.ca/greentorontofestival.

The Live Green Toronto Festival is sponsored by Green Works, greenliving, CLIF Bar, Delta Chelsea Downtown Toronto, Hard Rock Café, NOW, Citytv, 680 News, Zipcar and Enbridge.

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. 2009 marks the 175th anniversary of Toronto's incorporation as a city. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents.

Media contact: Nancy Ruscica, Manager, Partnerships and Innovation, 416-392-2984, cell 416-707-5856


 

 

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