Local Earth Day Events

earth day graphicEarth 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.

APRIL 10
 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.

APRIL 11
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.

APRIL 18
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.

APRIL 20-24
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.

APRIL 25
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.


April 2015.


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