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Chicago Master Gardener

A blog for Chicago Master Gardeners providing information on volunteer opportunities, training, workshops and resources.

Volunteer at Chicago Green Festival

Posted by Ron Wolford -

The opportunities are getting even sweeter. The University of Illinois Extension is participating in Kids' Zone at the Chicago Green Festival this April. We need ten people to cover Worm Composting for this event. Please come out and join us. You will be granted free entry into the Fest and this time we will raffle off the finished bins to you, the Master Composters/Gardeners. We will have four bins to give away.

The following shifts areavailable. Nancy will be there both days for assistance.

When: Saturday & Sunday, April 21-22, 2007

Where: McCormick Place/Lakeside, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive

What: Worm Composting - Bin Making, Worm Jeopardy, Worm Anatomy

Show Hours: Saturday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. /Sunday: 11 a.m. -6 p.m.

Shifts - four available - two MCs/MGs per shift needed:

Saturday: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. or 4 - 8 p.m.

Sunday: 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.

If you want to cover two shifts that is fine.

Please contact Nancy, ,if interested.

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