Earth Day is this Friday, April 22. Several celebrations in the greater Chapel Hill community will take place this weekend to commemorate the annual event. Organized by local organizations and governments, these events will include activities promoting environmental awareness, education and activism.
Here are some of the events taking place in Carrboro, Chapel Hill, Durham and Pittsboro to celebrate Earth Day 2022.
Friday, April 22, meet at Carrboro Town Commons from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a Earth Day Celebration, with catering, demonstrations, information and children’s parade at 6 years old! More info on the town’s website, CarboroNC.gov.
On Saturday April 23, Triangle Families Explore is organizing a Earth Day Festival all morning at the Honeysuckle Tea House. Scheduled activities include live music, interactive programs and more. Click here for the full schedule.
On Saturday April 23, the Kidzu Children’s Museum is organizing a Renewable Energy Day, in partnership with the NC Science Festival. Participants will learn about solar energy, water turbines and more through hands-on activities. Registration is mandatory. Click here to register.
Thursday, April 21, the Piedmont Wildlife Center is organizing a Earth Day Open House 5:30-7:30 p.m. In partnership with the NC Science Festival, the open house will give attendees the opportunity to meet owls, hawks, reptiles and other wildlife. Click here for more information.
Sunday, April 24, meet at Durham Central Park on Foster Street from noon to 5 p.m. for the city of Durham’s Earth Day Festival, featuring music, food and information from eco-friendly businesses and organizations. An Earth Day parade will also begin at 2:30 p.m. Click here for more information.
On Saturday, April 30, the Chatham County Parks and Recreation Department will host their Earth Day Celebration 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Southwest District Park, located at 15124 NC-902, Bear Creek. The event will include a scavenger hunt, games, crafts and more. Click here for more information.
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