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Earth Day 2003

Cover Story: Earth Day related events



ALL-AMERICAN EARTHCRAFT HOUSE Tour the main feature of the 2003 Spring Home Show, featuring environmental technologies including rainwater collection, a radiant barrier and a solar energy system. April 24, noon-8 p.m.; April 25, noon-9 p.m.; April 26, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; April 27, noon-6 p.m. $3-$8. Georgia World Congress Center, 285 International Boulevard. 770-798-1997.

BORDERS BENEFIT DAYS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT Folk musician Gerard McHugh and his band the Crafties, along with Daemon Records artist Paul Melancon, to benefit Earth Share of Georgia. April 26. 650 Ponce de Leon Ave. 404-607-7903. Shop at any Borders April 25-27 and a portion will be donated to Earth Share of Georgia and the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper. www.earthsharega.org.

CLARK ATLANTA ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE CENTER Film festival features documentaries that address two decades of struggle for environmental justice, sustainable development, livable communities and human rights. April 16, noon-2 p.m.; 5-7 p.m. Lecture and book signing by Robert D. Bullard, author of Just Sustainabilities: Development in an Unequal World. April 22, 7 p.m. Clark Atlanta University, 223 James P. Brawley Drive. 404-880-6911. www.ejrc.cau.edu.

DECATUR'S GREEN UMBRELLA EARTH DAY EVENT Beautify newly acquired greenspace adjacent to Dearborn Park (off South Candler Road at the corner of Midway Road and Deerwood Drive). An information fair to find out what you can do to help the environment in Decatur. Contact: Lee Ann Harvey. April 26, 9:00 a.m.-noon. 678-553-6548.

DOWN TO EARTH DAY KIDS FESTIVAL Children to participate in hands-on environmental activities with stations sponsored by the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Georgia Museum of Natural History and Fernbank Museum of Natural History. $10. April 16, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 3696 Northside Drive. 404-878-2199. www.captainplanetfdn.org.

PERIMETER TRANSPORTATION COALITION TRANSPORTATION FAIR Displays of high-tech alternative vehicles. April 18, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Perimeter Mall, 1360 Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road. 770-394-4541. www.perimetergo.org.

RIVERKEEPER AND CHATTAHOOCHEE NATURE CENTER BENEFIT CONCERT Live music by PrusinJones, Kahle Davis and Tone Mutts to benefit the Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and the Chattahoochee Nature Center. $10. April 26, 8 p.m. Red Light Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave. 404-352-9828. www.ucriverkeeper.org.

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