Tennessee Play-In For Clean Air Is Friday

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Moms Clean Air Force is hosting a Play-In for Clean Air on Friday to highlight the need to protect children's health and the environment. 

Tennessee Play-In for Clean Air will be a free, family-friendly event with activities, healthy snacks and an opportunity to learn about clean air, clean energy, and the role parents can play in Tennessee.

The event will be held from 10 a.m.-noon at the St. Elmo Playground, 5001 Saint Elmo Ave. 

There will be a musical performance by Shar-La-La Music Together.

For more information contact Lindsay Pace at lpace@momscleanairforce.org.


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