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Summer EcoFest in Danbury

Aug 01, 2017 04:37AM

Common Ground Community Arts Center, in Danbury will be hosting an event supporting local expression and social action on August 5 from 1 to 10pm. A gathering of artists, activists, community members and organizations, Summer Eco Fest is a day of live music, art and activism to strengthen the local network of environmentally conscious community members.

The day will begin with Children’s Open Mic with the theme of ecology; it will continue with cultural dance performances, poetry and a variety of musical entertainment. Jessica Wong of Holbrook Farm will be speaking on the importance of organic and non-GMO farming, and the direct effect the community has on the survival of local farms. Other subjects of discussion will be indigenous issues and general water conservation. There will be a variety of artisanal vendors and refreshments will be available. This is a family-friendly event. Admission is by free-will donation to benefit Holbrook Farm and the center’s efforts in continuing its mission.

For 18 years, A Common Ground Community Arts Center has been offering a variety of performance arts, yoga and fitness classes. It is a venue for musical entertainment, visual art exhibits and the home of Danbury Arts In Action.

For more information, visit or To sign up for the Children’s Open Mic, email Director Jill Hancock at [email protected]. Location: A Common Ground, 33 Crosby St, Danbury.

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