Earth Day, April 22, is a great chance to give back to the Earth, our community and one another. Check out these local events that celebrate our home all month long.
The Basics of Earth Stewardship – 1-2:30pm. Learn about recycling programs, composting and reducing waste. Also learn to make your own paper from paper scraps. Free/mbrs, $5/non-mbrs. Briar Bush Nature Center, 1212 Edge Hill Rd, Abington. 215-887-6603. BriarBush.org.
Earth Day Work Day – 9am-1pm. Get involved in hands-on environmental stewardship. Families, individuals, groups and students are invited. Includes complimentary lunch. Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Rd, New Hope. 215-862-2924.
Earth Day Work Day – 9am-2pm. Help clean up the Mill Creek-Otter Creek Watershed by kayak, canoe and on foot. Lunch provided to those who register in advance. Silver Lake Nature Center, 1306 Bath Rd, Bristol. 215-785-1177. SilverLakeNatureCenter.org.
Earth Day Work Day – 10am-12pm. Improve the outdoor classroom. All ages, individuals and groups. Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 Chapman Rd, Doylestown. 215-345-7860. PeaceValleyNatureCenter.org.
Spring Fling – 10am-6pm. Spring celebration includes food, entertainment and kids activities. Greenology Organic Living will be teaching kokedama, fair and underwater gardening. Call for more info. Also held 12-5pm, April 19. Peddler’s Village, Routes 202 & 263, Lahaska. 215-794-4000. PeddlersVillage.com.
Celebrate Earth Day Every Day – 8am-5pm. Scavenger hunts and Earth-friendly challenges via the Parks & Recreation social media sites, in e-blasts and on the Northampton Parks & Rec website. Win a gift card for a local business, discounted P&R classes, movie tickets and more. Northampton Township Parks & Rec, 55 Township Rd, Richboro. 215-357-6800 x256. Facebook.com/NorthamptonRec.
Potluck Lunch at the Farm – 9am-12pm. Kick off the 2015 growing season with the farm crew for projects around the farm. Snipes Farm and Education Center, 890 W Bridge St, Morrisville. 215-295-1139 x102. SnipesFarm.org.
Earth Day at Core Creek Park – 10am-2pm. Celebrate Earth Day with fun family activities and environmentally friendly ideas. Core Creek Park, Langhorne. 215-757-0571.