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Earth Day set for April 27

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BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Louisiana's Earth Day Celebration is taking place April 27 in downtown Baton Rouge from noon to 8:30 p.m. 

The festival will feature hands-on educational activities, live entertainment, and creative exhibits. It will feature Earth for Children, a Wetlands Tent, a Recycle Fair, and Louisiana and Native American Culture.

"The Louisiana Earth Day festival is one of the largest environmental festivals in the country, and is focused on our state's love of Louisiana and the need to preserve our beautiful environment for future generations," said Mayor-President Melvin L. "Kip" Holden. "Baton Rouge is pleased to welcome families from across the state to our city to learn more about the importance of citizen environmental stewardship."

The music lineup features two-time Grammy Award winner Terrence Simien and The Zydeco Experience, Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie, Phat Hat, Paul Daigle and Cajun Gold, T'Monde, The Mulligan Brothers, and Sol Driven Train.

For more information, go to www.laearthday.org.

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