Mayor Foster Honors ‘The Depot’ with Creative Reuse Day on June 2
2013-05-29 · By Editor
Long Beach Mayor Bob Foster issued a Mayoral Proclamation declaring Sunday, June 2, 2013 as “Creative Reuse Day” in celebration of the 5th Anniversary of The Long Beach Depot For Creative ReUse, a recognized City of Long Beach Green Business. The celebration is being made possible by an Arts Council for Long Beach Micro-Grant and in collaboration with many local businesses, organizations and individual supporters.
The main area of the event will be on the block where “The Depot” is located between 3rd and 4th Streets on Elm Ave. and will kick-off at Noon with The Recycled Drum Circle (a mix of Taiko, Cajon and Drum Buckets) and end at 5:00 p.m. Activities include Community Info Tables, Giveaways, an E-waste & Cell Phone Collection Drive, Bike Rodeo, Supporting Artists displays and More! There will also be a Free Bike Valet & Wrench Repair courtesy of Catalyst Communities.
Participants include: Safe Moves, Arts & Services For Disabled, PeaceBuilders, MHA Village, Catalyst Communities, Long Beach Time Exchange, Green Long Beach, Long Beach Free Store, HPSwap, Long Beach Free School, FoodScape, Our Urban Paradise, The Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs & A Healthy Community, Building Healthy Communities, City of Long Beach Office of Sustainability, Environmental Services, Save Oceans & Seas, Port of Long Beach, New Generation Empowerment Group, Center For The Pacific Asian Family, Food Not Bombs, Long Beach Aids Assistance Thrift Store and Art District Neighborhood Association.