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Create to Educate Performance Art Showcase

Oceanside CA– As part of Earth Month 2014, join Green Oceanside, Coastal Music Studios and Oceanside students on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the historic Star Theater in downtown Oceanside during the ‘Create to Educate Performance Art Contest Showcase’. Students will show off their musical and theatrical talents as they entertain and educate the audience on environmental issues. Come early and enjoy a lobby reception from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. with the Showcase beginning at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free

The’ Create to Educate Performance Art Showcase’ gives students an opportunity to creatively discuss important environmental issues. As part of the Create to Educate Art Contest, students from Oceanside were invited to compose a song, rap, sketch, dramatic skit, poem or a spoken word piece on various environmental topics and submit a video performing the work. Contest entries are still being accepted, until April 18. The top entries will be selected to perform and compete at the Showcase. Winners in each age group will be announced at the end of the Showcase and Grand Prize winners will receive a Mini- Ipad. Additionally, winners will be invited to perform again at the North County Earth Festival on April 27.

Earth Month 2014 is a month of free events sponsored by the City of Oceanside and North County community partners. Other Earth Month 2014 activities include the Green Business Awards Reception on April 22, the Loma Alta Creek Cleanup on April 26, Compost Bin Design Workshop on April 26 and the North County Earth Festival on April 27. For more information about the Create to Educate Showcase or any of the exciting Earth Month 2014 events, please visit www.greenoceanside.org.

Green Oceanside is a campaign dedicated to teaching residents and businesses how to be better stewards of the Earth by recycling, reducing waste, composting, using water efficiently and preventing water pollution and litter.