Sunday, April 22nd is Earth Day – A day to celebrate the natural beauty of our planet and remind us of what we can do to help keep it healthy. If you’re looking for events to honor our planet and get outside after our long winter, we have put together a list of some of our area’s Earth Day events.
Sunday, April 22nd
9 AM – 5 PM – Earth Day Kid’s at Jada’s Garden & Greenhouse in Blue Mounds – For just $5 per child you can stop in at any time to plant veggies in peat pots and paint a garden rock.
12:30 – 3:30 PM – Earth Day & Party for the Planet at Henry Vilas Zoo – Partnered with MG&E for tons of family-friendly activities.
Saturday, April 21st
10 AM – 11:30 AM – Land Steward Work Day at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center to help restore and maintain ALNC’s prairie, marsh, and woodlands
10 AM – 5 PM – Sustainable Stoughton’s 2nd Annual Earth Day Expo – A free, family friendly event that offers food, workshops, crafts, and more!
11 AM – 12 PM – Seedballs at the Madison Children’s Museum -Kids will be able to make their own seedballs from clay, soil, and seeds to gain an understanding of the cycles and processes of plants.
12 PM – 4 PM – Habitat ReStore’s Spring Celebration – At their East location they will host a kid’s build & garden project plus a gardening workshop at 1 PM about worms.
2 PM – 5 PM – Quarry Hill Park’s Earth Day Event in Fitchburg – Help plant trees and enjoy delicious treats from area food carts.
This list just scratches the surface of our community’s events and we’d love to hear from you if we think we should add something to our list. Feel free to email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you have a wonderful Earth Day and get out to enjoy the beautiful weather we will have this weekend!