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Earth Day Events Guide

April 21, 2014 12:23 PM

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Here’s where to get out, clean up and learn about the environment this Earth Day. All event are happening on Earth Day, April 22nd, unless noted.

Earth Day Festival and Fair

The Evergreens

LaMonte Hall
309 Bridgeboro Road
Moorestown , NJ

12 – 2 p.m.

For the 6th year in a row, the Evergreens retirement community in Moorestown will host an Earth Day fun fair and festival. In addition to information on recycling and giveaways, expect plenty of photo opps with costumed Earth Day characters.

Neighborhood Greening

Greensgrow Farm

2501 E Cumberland St
Philadelphia, Pa.

10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Volunteer to help replant flowers from the Philadelphia International Flower Show around various neighborhoods with the Greensgrow community. Volunteers will be treated to lunch and can also check out the launch of the urban farm’s new solar farmstand.

MooreCycle

Moore College of Art & Design

1916 Race St
Philadelphia, Pa.

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Enjoy popcorn and snow cones while you take in art created from recycled materials by Moore College students. Bonus: There will even be a dunk tank!

Earth Day Celebration

National Constitution Center

525 Arch St
Philadelphia, Pa.

Regular museum hours, FREE with admission

Learn how to help your community “go green” with special programs at the NCC all day long. Plus, enjoy making eco-friendly crafts and listen to a special installation of the center’s “Constitution Hall Pass.”

Naturepalooza

Schuylkill Center

8480 Hagys Mill Rd
Philadelphia, Pa.

Saturday, Apr. 26; 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Roxborough’s Schuylkill Center hosts a day of food trucks, nature walks, interactive activities, live animal shows, crafts and more.

Earth Day Adoptions


1 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Looking to add a new member to the family? Stop into the ACCT, where all animal adoption fees are half off and each adopter receives a free packet of flower seeds this Earth Day.

Earth Day Week at the Navy Yard

Philadelphia Navy Yard

4747 S Broad St
Philadelphia, Pa.

All week long

The Navy Yard is celebrating “Earth Week” with special events and activities for the whole family. Visit the Facebook page for more info.

Arbor Day Family Day

Morris Arboretum

100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, Pa.

Saturday, Apr. 26; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Participate in a treasure hunt and explore various activity stations during family day at the Morris Arboretum.

NarbEARTH Day

Narberth Park at the Library

80 Windsor Avenue
Narberth, Pa.

Saturday, Apr. 26; noon – 4 p.m.

The 25th annual NarbEARTH Day festival arrives again, bringing with it a silent auction, live music, a book sale and educational events centered on things such as yoga, green energy and gardening.

EarthFest 2014

Temple University, Ambler Campus

518 Meetinghouse Rd
Ambler, Pa.

Friday, Apr. 25; 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FREE

Enjoy this outdoor educational celebration of Earth Day, complete with vendors, a flower show and more.

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