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Go Green Festival speakers feature Ozark Mountain Man David Lohr, Organics Association’s Sue Baird and Truthfarmer Doreen Hanes
Thayer, Mo. — A schedule of speakers for the two-day Go Green Festival has been released. Speakers dealing with a variety of sustainability issues will be talking to the public free of charge both days. The Festival is being held at the Thayer City Park on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18.
On Saturday the speakers start at 9 a.m. and run until 5 p.m. The first speaker Saturday is Christina Shaw, who will discuss natural pain relief with Bowen Therapy. Some of the other speakers include Candy Running Deer Rick who will speak at 11 a.m. about Cherokee history and tradition, Mike Brown, who is scheduled at 3 p.m., will talk about steam engine electricity and Fish carburators to improve gas mileage. The day will close out at 5 p. m. with Sue Baird of the Missouri Organic Association who will discuss Organics, the Ins and Outs.
On Sunday Hill ’n Holler’s Ozark Mountain Man columnist David Lohr will open up at 10 a.m. telling us about surviving in the wilderness and bushcraft. Dawn McPherson will discuss making medicine when you have no pharmacy. The Truthfarmer, Doreen Hanes will be speaking at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Her first subject is “The truth about cannabis and hemp,” and her 3 p.m. issue is “GMO’s: the Dark Act, and poisoning our food. The final talk Sunday is at 4 p.m. when author Karl William Reid will discuss “Fixing Our Education System.”
To see the full speaker schedule for both days, click Go Green Speaker Schedule 10-17&18-2015.
There will be a variety of vendors and food concessions, plants and seeds for sale and solar and steam engines that produce electricity, a firewood powered truck, authors, demonstrations, beekeeping, wool spinning, a petting zoo, draft horses and goats aquaponics, and you can learn how to make a rocket stove.
To view the Go Green Festival’s web site, click HERE.
Saturday hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free.
ICARE holds chili supper in Brockwell Saturday night Oct 17 to benefit abused and homeless animals
Brockwell, Ark. — The Izard County Animal Rescue Effort (ICARE) is sponsoring a Chili Supper with all the trimmings at the Senior Citizens Center in Brockwell 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17.
There will be “to go” plates available, and the dinner will feature Chili, soup and a wide variety of deserts.
Rick Ramsey will be the DJ for the evening, and there will be an auction offering baked goods, spice baskets and jelly baskets.
Admission is $5 per person.
All proceeds will go to care for homeless and abused animals in Izard County.
Funds raised will also go to help citizens get their animals fixed.
To view ICARE’s web site, click HERE.