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This Weekend in LA: Abbot Kinney Festival in Venice

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2007 Abbot Kinney Festival. Designed by Kenneth Thelian & Huei Peng LeeDon’t forget, Los Angeles! The Abbot Kinney Festival is happening this Sunday, September 30, 2007, in Venice. The festival has gone green, and sounds like a blast.

Plus, they’ve just informed me that the Green Tent will be selling $5 raffle tickets, which will enter you to win everything from a big, flat TV to yoga classes. Here’s what they tell me:

You could win a:

  • Hitachi 42″ flat screen TV ($1700)
  • Eco-Rider Package ($500): a Red Raleigh beach cruiser bike, a membership to Flexcar with free hours, and month of Core Fusion classes from Exhale (spa and body studio to the stars such as Helen Hunt, Ali McGraw, & Ashley Judd)
  • Yoga-Chill Package: a month of Yogaworks Yoga (more famous faces go here!) 

So definitely hit up the green tent. You might just want to hang out there all day. It will be action & education packed. Check out the schedule:

10:00 – 10:30am: Greening Schools from Westminister Elementary School Green Team

10:30 – 11:30: Greening Your Home & Business from Grow-Design / Sustainable Works

11:30 – 12:00: Carbon Credits; Cap & Trade from Live Neutral

12:00 – 12:30: City Green Initiatives from Councilmember Bill Rosendahl

12:30 – 1:00: Water Conservation Issues from L.A. Department of Water & Power

1:00 – 2:00: Bio-Fuels from L.A. Biodiesel Co-op & Conserv Fuel

2:00 – 2:30: Recycling & Composting from L.A. Department of Sanitation

2:30 – 3:00: Green Businesses from Greenopia

3:00 – 4:00: An Inconvenient Truth from The Climate Project

4:00 – 5:00: Green Building from MossCadora

5:00 – 5:30: Solar Power from Solartech

5:30 – 6:00: State of the Oceans from Surfrider Foundation

And don’t forget, if you go, write us and tell us how it went!

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