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1st May - First Annual TeenThrive Earth Fest a Huge Success!

TeenThrive's First Annual Earth Fest was a huge success, with over 250 people having fun while learning how they can help heal the planet.  Teenagers from as far away as Modesto came to The Marina Technology Cluster on April 29th to build and race solar powered cars, learn how to make biodiesel fuel, discover water saving techniques, and launch their own green businesses.

20th April - 3 Hour Shower to play at TeenThrive Earth Festival

One of Monterey's hottest bands will be performing in Marina on Sunday, April 29th at the First Annual Earth Fest.

10th April 2007 - TeenThrive Earth Fest

An exciting new movement is actively brewing among teenagers in Monterey and Santa Cruz County who are passionately engaged in purposeful projects that positively impact people and the environment.



Earth Fest Quotes

“The future is in the hands of the teens right now, and it's important to educate them,” said Sam Adelson, 19, from CSUMB. “The planet is sick and we need to try our hardest to be sustainable in our practices every day.”
“I've never made biodiesel (fuel) before,” said Robert Hernandez, 14, of Salinas High School. “I like chemistry and this is very interesting.”
“I'm having fun,” said Ian Jones, 16, from Gilroy High School as he helped build a model solar car.  “Solar power is totally realistic for real cars. I really believe it will work.”