Fri, Apr 22|
Earth Day Celebration - The Beatnik Lounge
Join us for an afternoon/evening of community, music, education, and plants as we celebrate Earth Day at the Beatnik Lounge in Joshua Tree. Line up of presenters is listed in the event page. This event is free and open to the public.
Time & Location
Apr 22, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Beatnik Lounge , 61597 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, USA
About the event
Join us for an afternoon/evening of community, music, education, and plants as we celebrate Earth Day.
Earth Day Celebration events.
Seed Exchange – Bring some seeds, take some seeds. Cuttings and rooted plants are also welcomed
4-6 Plant Parenthood will be giving away 5 Velvet Mesquite Trees and selling the remaining ones for $10-25, depending on size
4:00 The season of Nopales and Tuna is arriving soon. Join Every Leaf Speaks Botanical Studies for a demonstration on how to process and the plethora of ways to prepare 𝑂𝑝𝑢𝑛𝑡𝑖𝑎 spp., nopales, prickly pear cactus. Please bring cups as a Prickly Pear based beverage (non alcoholic) will be shared.
4:45 Voices of Stewards for Joshua Trees will provide updates on the protection of the Western Joshua Tree and work with the Cima Dome Restoration
5:00 Screening of the trailer, “I Thought They Were Protected”, a soon to be released documentary by Joshua Tree On Film
5:15 Learn to make your very own kombucha, aka the Elixir of Life. Kombucha is a fermented drink made with tea, sugar, bacteria and yeast that is filled with probiotics and helps support a healthy immune system. Limited supplies of SCOBYs (kombucha Mother) and grolsh bottles will be given away
6:00 Joshua Basin Water District will present on “Living like a Desert Native”
6:30 Joshua Tree Cultural Preservation Center will lead a group meditation and share some final thoughts on Earth Day