The Union Square Greenmarket is being transformed today into a green energy classroom for children and teenagers. Starting at 10:45am, GrowNYC will launch its Spring Energy Fair complete with pizza box solar ovens, green streetscapes, and the Recycling Olympics. Con Edison and the Union Square Greenmarket are co-sponsoring this free event that aims to engage youngsters with recycling education and green resources.

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The event has even more activities planned including seed necklace making for kids and adults, relay races, bicycle blending and a stationary bike you can pedal in order to power a water pump. The festival ends at 1pm today, so head out now and join the green energy fun.

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