5 Ways to Celebrate the Earth


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Friday, April 22 marks the 46th annual Earth Day. In 1970, a group of environmental activists began a movement that continues to inspire, challenge ideas, ignite passion and motivate like-minded people to take action. The movement inspired the designation of April as Earth Month. As politicians debate the existence of global warming and haggle over tax credits for clean energy, we can quietly go about improving the world around us by taking time to plant trees, clean streams, recycle and more. Here are XX ways your family can celebrate Earth Day 2016 around the Triad.

2016 Piedmont Earth Day Fair, Winston-Salem

The largest Earth Day celebration and one-day environmental education event in the region. This is a free event, including free parking, free admission, free activities and free entertainment throughout the day. Many activities will be geared toward inspiring and engaging children in learning about sustainability. 

Ansel Adams Community Day, Winston-Salem

Celebrate the weekend of Earth Day with art activities, live music, food vendors and a public art installation inspired by Ansel Adams’ lifelong commitment to environmental conservation. 

Earth Day Craft, Kernersville

Celebrate Earth Day. Use recycled materials to create your own creature. For ages 11 and younger.

Earth Day Seed Ball, Lewisville

Drop-in and create your own seed ball in celebration of Earth Day. All ages.

Family Shows at the Farm, High Point

Learn about the lifecycle of a Monarch butterfly and its importance in our environment. Learn how to help save the Monarchs, and then see eggs, caterpillars, chrysalis' and adult Monarchs in the flight house, where you can hand-feed butterflies. 

For more area events, visit our calendar.

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