SATURDAY, JUNE 16, 2018
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Port Jefferson Village Center
Welcome to our 10th Annual Green Fest of Port Jefferson Village Sponsored by the Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce and Co-sponsored by the Times Beacon Record. is hosting a 1-day event on Saturday, June 16th from 1 – 5 p.m. at the Port Jefferson Village Center and the beautiful, Jeanne Garant Harbor Front park at 101A East Broadway. This fest will attract families and consumers to learn more about being energy conscious and to support a green lifestyle.
To introduce you to this event and the enormity of it, it is first necessary to understand the influences that created the need and excitement for such an event. In today’s society, “Green” is the newest movement of our time. Everyone is becoming more conscious of our environment and wondering how to protect and guard it for future generations. Al Gore received incredible accolades and numerous awards for his film An Inconvenient Truth depicting global warming. What is going on in the environment is affecting everyone, and the answer today is to “Go Green”, become environmentally and eco-friendly, and to start reducing our carbon footprint.
We, at the Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, are proactive and Green-Minded. We are here to educate, inform, entertain, and enlighten people on how to make choices for a greener world. This is consistent with the green movement that helps promote sustainable ways of living.
We are hosting this event to carry out the following purposes:
• Select Vendors/Booths of Eco-Friendly Arts, Crafts, Services, and Products
• Environmentally responsible businesses to include:
Renewable Solar Energy Panels
Electric / Hybrid Cards and Smart Cars
• Live Demonstrations
• Live Music / Entertainment
• Children’s Activities
• Mini-Farmer’s Market
• **FREE ‘Community Shredding Event’ for residential use only (limit to 3 bags or boxes per person). 1 – 3:30 p.m.
The Green Fest will be held at the Port Jefferson Village Center and along the beautiful waterfront promenade.
Financial support is necessary to fund this event and achieve our purposes mentioned above. For more info, please contact Barbara Ransome, Director of Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org, at The Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce.
Please join us to work together and save our community, our cities, and our planet to make it a healthier place to live.