Events: The Earth Day Edition
Beer flight at Golden Road
BlueGreen Earth Party
Golden Road is debuting its Heal the Bay IPA at the BlueGreen Earth Day Party in honor of the non-profit organization. The IPA is described as bright and citrus-forward. It will be available for sale in 16-ounce cans at select retailers like Whole Foods Markets by mid-June.
WHAT: BlueGreen Earth Party
WHEN: Saturday, April 20, 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Santa Monica Pier, 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica.
COST: $10 for Golden Road mug and vouchers
13th Annual Children's Earth Day
Dedicated to children, the annual fest centered on preservation awareness will bring Channel stars, crafts, games, live entertainment, and food trucks to STAR Eco Station. Food trucks set to appear at the Culver City environmental science museum and rescue facility include Holy Aioli Truck and Hang 10 Taco Truck.
WHEN: Sunday, April 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
WHERE: STAR Eco Station, 10101 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City; (310) 842-8060.
COST: Free general admission
La Monarca Bakery's Cakes for a Cause
Starting on Earth Day, La Monarca Bakery will donate 10% of all cake sales to the ECOLIFE Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on conservation efforts. Proceeds from the week's cake sales will support the protection of Monarch butterfly populations in Mexico.
WHAT: La Monarca Bakery's Cakes for a Cause
WHEN: Monday, April 22 to Sunday, April 28,
WHERE: All locations. Commerce: 5700 E. Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 869-8800. Huntington Park: 6365 Pacific Blvd., Huntington Park; (323) 585-5500. Santa Monica: 1300 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica; (310) 451-1114. South Pasadena: 1001 Mission St., South Pasadena; (626) 403-6860.
COST: No added cost besides the purchase of cake(s)
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