The perennial favorite of Earth-angelenos, Topanga Earth Days, springs up April 21 & 22 at the Topanga Community House. Legendary for its local band sets, the festival is a mecca for Los Angeles eco-preneuers and conscious-ware vendors. An green art gallery and film festival are also on the schedule. For complete details, see http://www.topangaearthday.org. Entrance is a $12 suggested donation.
Yogis will want to add Tadasana Festival to their plans this weekend, April 20-22. A festival celebratring yoga and Earth-conscious lifestyles, the agenda boasts "world-class yoga teachers," live music, speakers on stage in the "Daily Love Lounge," artists, food, and more. 2600 Barnard Way, Santa Monica. Tickets are pricey; see website for details.
The Los Angeles Eco-Village celebrates Earth Day Sunday, April 22, with its own share of live performances and a wide variety of workshops. These will include topics as eclectic as pickling, songwriting and Zumba. Kids' crafts and activities will be offered, and the new green practice of time banking will be explored as well. Visit the fair just to try cookies baked in a solar oven or add your artistic touch to the community property, in a re-painting activity.
The Eco-Village, at 117 Bimini Place, Los Angeles, 90004, has long been a neighborhood set apart for its forward-thinking practices. The best part? This event is free!