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      Earth Day Celebration for the Black Warrior Riverkeeper

      Saturday April 19, 2014 from 2pm to sundown, Earthbound will play theirannual outdoor rock concert, Earthbound's Earthfest, at Avondale Brewery.

      The family friendly event is open to all ages,although guests under 21 must be accompanied by a parent.{} Its purpose isto celebrate Earth Day and raise funds for Black Warrior Riverkeeper.{}This nonprofit organization promotes clean water for drinking, swimming,water sports, fishing, and wildlife habitat throughout the Black Warrior Riverwatershed.{}

      The river's basin includes parts of 17 Alabama counties andprovides approximately half of Birmingham's drinking water, and all of thewater for Tuscaloosa and many other cities.{}$5 suggested donations at the entrance - plus proceeds from shirts, art,beer, and MELT Food Truck will alsosupport Black Warrior Riverkeeper's work to protect local water resources fromthreats such as the Shepherd Bend Mine.

      {}For more information, visit{}www.blackwarriorriver.org