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Shred-it & Electronic Waste Recycling at Tres Rios Fall Festival, Oct 26
Recycle e-waste and shred your documents while you come enjoy the splendors of nature during the Tres Rios Fall Festival
ProShred, and eGreenITsolutions will be on site from 9 a.m to 1 p.m providing free services for shredding documents and recycling electronics. Safely destroy your documents containing sensitive and personal information, as well as recycle unwanted electronics such as: TVs, computers, computer monitors, laptops, cell phones, and printers. Event attendees can bring up to three grocery bags or two banker boxes full of paper (additional shredding is $3.00 per box). Further details as to specifications on shredding and e-waste recycling can be found on the eGreenITsolutions website, www.egreenitsolutions.com, orProShred website, www.proshred.com/greaterphoenix. Both ProShred and eGreenITsolutions will be donating a portion of the proceeds from money collected from recycling to the Wildlife for Tomorrow Foundation.
Canoe Excursions Fishing Clinic
Join us “Down by the River” to learn about safe canoeing from Arizona Game and Fish boating safety instructors and experience the joy of paddling your own canoe around the small lake at the Festival Area. Enjoy the serenity of being on the water, get close to birds and animals, watch the fish below you and generally enjoy the great weather and natural surroundings!
Enjoy the opportunity to “wet a line” at the Tres Rios Nature and Earth Festival, and learn about fishing from Arizona Game and Fish Department Fisheries staff. Head to our fishing area where instructors will set you up and get you fishing as a first experience or a repeat of a familiar one! No license required for this event!
| Nature Trail & Beginning Bird Watching|
The Sonoran Audubon Society will be holding free Basic Birding Classes each day, teaching about binocular usage, identifying local birds, and where to find them. Hikes will leave each hour.
Experienced Birders may want to join volunteers from the Sonoran Audubon Society for a dawn tour of the festival vicinity along the Salt and Gila Rivers.
'Recycling' Fashion Show (Spring event Only)
The search is on for America’s Next Top ‘Recycling’ Model to show off this season’s “trashiest” outfit created from recyclable materials! The Fashion Show will be hosted Saturday of the event at 11:30am at the Festival. Any interested child in grades Kindergarten through 6th Grade may enter this fun competition.
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9:30 AM Back Porch Bandits
10:40 AM Greenwood Sidee
10:20 AM Sonoran Audubon Society
11:40 AM Henry & Joel
1:00 PM Back Porch Bandits
2:20 PM Greenwood Sidee
2:10 PM Henry & Joel
More about our entertainment:
The Back Porch Bandits have provided energetic, expert string-band music at concerts, festivals and public and private gatherings for over fifteen years! A mix of bluegrass, Old-Time, cowboy/country, folk and originals comprises their “Banditgrass” music, appealing to wide audiences.
Greenwood Sidee, founded in 2008, has won numerous awards throughout Arizona, including First Place two years in a row at the Wickenburg Bluegrass Festival and 2nd Place at the 2013 Pickin’ in the Pines Band Competition. Classically trained violinist Giselle Lee took up fiddle and Clawhammer banjo after falling in love with Old Time music. Giselle has won awards in both fiddle and banjo competitions. Mark Hickler grew up in a musical family surrounded by the eclectic sounds of jazz, blues, and old time music. Mark focused on banjo, especially old time styles, and was influenced by the recordings of string bands of the 1930's. He delights in updating and bringing these historic sounds to life. Elisia Simmons is a metal-smith, musician, and book enthusiast that likes murder ballads, the blues, and old-time style rock and alternative covers. She sings both lead vocal and harmony, plays the Appalachian Dulcimer, and dabbles with a few other instruments. Greenwood Sidee is not only about Old Time music, they also enjoy performing the work of modern artists such as Regina Spektor and Bob Dylan.
HENRY THOME AND JOEL DOWLING Henry and Joel have been playing music together for over 40 years! They began their long partnership in 1969, with an extended engagement at a pizza parlor in Phoenix, Arizona, but their individual stories predate even that long-ago event. Henry and Joel perform a broad catalog of music from classic country hits to original music to obscure roots and Americana tunes that keep audiences coming back for more.
Dozens of activities will be available for kids including canoeing, fishing, facepainting, temporary tatoos, wild animal exhibits, and much more!