Celebrating Earth Day, April 20-21 2021 at Villa Woodbine
Earth Day 2021 at Villa Woodbine
Join B.I.G.in Celebrating the 51st Anniversary of Earth Day
Celebrate EARTH DAY at the enchanting historically designated Villa Woodbine property which has almost 4 acres just across from Kennedy Park on Biscayne Bay. Join Bayshore In Grove (B.I.G.) and enjoy Farm-to-table dishes, desserts, an open bar and a Signature Cocktail, while listening to live music, and enjoy art-based engagement featuring a live art challenge and an interactive art installation.
Participate in an exciting live auction, and meet like-minded people who embrace bold, creative, and innovative solutions that raise climate resilience awareness. Live Streaming of event and workshops will facilitate connecting, collaborating and contributing. Premium VIP Private-Party Events held all week, including an off-site Post-Event Affair following the Garden Party.
Earth Day was founded in 1970 by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson and is now celebrated in over 190 countries. B.I.G. believes the real power to influence is in community voices joining to create change. Event to benefit Bayshore In Grove (B.I.G.) a 501c3, Non-Profit organization dedicated to educating and inspiring stewardship of our coastal community and a more sustainable future of our planet.
KEYNOTE EVENT SPEAKER SERIES:
“Inspiring Multifaceted Resilience Perspectives,
ART + EMPOWERMENT + GOVERNMENT + SCIENCE”
A multidimensional approach - how provocative community engagement can shape conversations about environmental issues, and inspire policy best practices to improve community resilience.
ART + ENVIRONMENT:
“Art’s Power to Delight, Educate, Stimulate and Inspire Climate Change Solutions”
Dr. Paul Gruner’s passion for photographing the oceans and wildlife around the globe has allowed him to share his extraordinary work with the world, Palm Beach Gallery opening soon. Last year, his Miami Beach Gallery exhibited a body of work by Ron Magill, an American wildlife expert and photographer, who won his 6th Emmy for his documentary “Antarctica: Journey to the Bottom of the Earth!” (Note: Our EARTH DAY invitation features Dr. Paul Gruner’s photograph won 3rd place at the 2020 Coconut Grove Arts Festival.)
EMPOWERMENT + ENVIRONMENT:
“Environmental Challenge to Create a More Inclusive and Confident Culture”
Team Paradise Sailing, a nonprofit, provides sailing opportunities and education for everyone. Programs are specifically tailored for veterans with disabilities and others with physical and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities, as well as for the under-resourced youth in our community. “Time spent with Team Paradise allows you to unplug and reconnects you with nature and with yourself.”
GOVERNMENT + ENVIRONMENT:
“Policy Which Accelerates Response to Threats on Environmental Issues”
Coconut Grove native, Sarah Gautier, Headquartered in CA, is the founder of RTS, a virtual international firm that buys and ships hazardous metal wastes for recycling and is “working to make the world landfill free.” Be inspired by a force of nature like no other – Sarah G. For more on RTS, Article: Industrial Waste Experts Recognized Trading & Shipping, Inc. Highlight the Ecological Importance of Recycling Spent Catalysts
SCIENCE + ENVIRONMENT:
“Science and Technology Education to Create a More Sustainable Future”
The DHT is launching MIAMI URBAN TREE TRACKERS, an interactive Greenspace student-initiative, on EARTH DAY at Villa Woodbine. This segment of their educational program series teaches students about the science behind tree canopy and carbon emission mitigation.
STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS: Academia, Resilience Technology, Energy Entrepreneurs, Business Leaders, Government Agencies
EXHIBITORS & SPEAKERS: Visual Artists, Performance Art, Business Leaders, Environmental/Conservation organizations, Scientists, Filmmakers-Actors-Journalists
WEDNESDAY April 21 GARDEN PARTY:
05:00 – 7:00pm PERGOLA /Live Art Challenge and LIVING ROOM /Interactive Art Installation
COURTYARD /Guest Networking and Speaker Introductions
07:00 – 9:00 pm GARDEN AREA /Live Auction
TERRACE /Dancing under the Stars to live music
POST-EVENT Affair Off-Site Private VIP Event following the Garden Party
Earth Day 2021 Event Committee
Bruce Loshusan, Isaac Shake, Rose Pujol, William Harvey, Derick Ferrao, Rachel Cardello, Fabian Garcia Diaz, Alexander Moskovitz, Scott Silver, Blake MacDiarmid, Katrin Mehler, Kristine Murray Gigliotti, Ivan Tobar, Esteban Valles, Allen Knoll, Jean Ann Davis, Elena V. Carpenter, Jon Ewing, , Joyce Nelson, Michiel Segren, Jean Anne Davis, Claudia Lagrange, Ariel Kaufman MD, Fernando Bianco MD, Manuel Alonso-Poch, Barry Burak, Daniel Diaz, Sue McConnell, Carolina Calzada, Mario Bravo, Isabel Lamas, Federico Balestrazzi, Daniel Pena Giraldi, Lisa Triester, Susan Dixon, Charles Patrick, Lee Marks, Ellie Haydock, Karen Ansell, Mary Lou King, Marlene Erven and Maria Freed
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