Celebrate Earth Day and learn more about the local environment and how you and your active child can get involved! There are Earth Day events happening all over the area, if we have missed an event near you please email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get it added to the list!
These family friendly events and many, many more can be found on the MyActiveChild.com Northern Nevada Daily Calendar.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Address: Prism Magic Clothing 1995 Dickerson Rd, Sparks, Nevada 89503
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11am
Cost: $18 for first shirt, $10 for each additional shirt. Additional cost for other clothing. NO SHEETS, TOWELS, SWEATS or PARACHUTES!! We will have new t-shirts for additional purchase $10 each.
Description: Get ready for Earth Day by tie-dying a t-shirt! Bring a 100% cotton t-shirt to upcycle by bringing new life into it with tie-dye. You'll learn how to take a gently used t-shirt and bring new life into it via COLOR!! We'll provide all the dyes, chemicals and know-how so that you have a shirt you're going to love to wear again! Ages: 8+ Please RSVP so we can have supplies made up to cover all students.
Friday, April 21, 2017
Address: Wolf Center 457 Esmeralda St, Fallon NV
Date/Time: Friday, April 21, 2017 from 12-5, Saturday April 22, 2017 from 9am-5pm
Cost: Free admission, donations appreciated
Description: Craft fair fundraiser to benefit Fallon Daily Bread - Epworth Food Pantry
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Address: Moana Lane Garden Center 1100 W Moana Ln, Reno, NV 89509
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10am-12pm
Description: In conjunction with the following: KTMB with their Decomposition Timeline interactive game & recycling guides ..... Teresa Aquila of the Sherriff’s Department will provide information on the department’s April 29th Prescription Drug Round Up ..... H2O Environmental representative will provide information their services and what household items they recycle ..... Special Kids Activity: Make a seed tape ..... Learn the basics of composting; see what compost looks like at the beginning and end and pick-up a free sample of G&B Organics Starter Fertilizer to activate your compost pile ..... Drop off unwanted/unusable insecticides, weed killers, rodent bait and other pesticides for disposal ..... Drop off 1 gallon or larger black plastic plant containers for recycling.
Address: Rock Park, 1515 S Rock Blvd, Sparks NV
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10am
Description: A FREE Event this weekend to help the Nevada Department of Wildlife release fingerling trout into the Truckee River!
Address: Oats Park, SE Park St, Fallon, NV 89406
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10am-2pm
Description: Join us in honoring our Mother Earth. Live band Rogue River will be jamming on Centennial Stage. Booths will feature nature learning, raffles, games, activities, a local artists & crafters faire, food and family fun!
Address: participating Michael's locations
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10am-12pm
Cost: $2 per child, supplies included.
Description: They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in 10 am til noon. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.
Address: The Nurturing Nest 7693 S Virginia StreetReno Nevada 89511
Date: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10am-3pm
Description: "Change Starts Here." Our mission is to create connections in our communities through support and collaboration with local parents and businesses to help raise awareness about cloth diapering and attempt to beat last years diaper change record and of course have fun! We will have a great selection of vendors, fundraisers, HUGE raffle prizes and swag bags this year!
Address: Humboldt County Library 85 East 5th St Winnemucca Nevada 89445
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10:30am-12pm
Description: Come celebrate Earth Day at Humboldt County Library! Call for more details about this fun event!
Address: Heritage Park Gardens 1477 Courthouse Alley Gardnerville Nevada 89410
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 11am-2pm
Description: Kids Workshop in the Children's Garden, Guided Labyrinth Walk, Garden Sign Ups, Garden Goodies and more!
Address: Carson City Library 900 N Roop St, Carson City, Nevada 89701
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 11am-12pm
Cost: Free. Registration is required.
Description: The Greenhouse Project will be in our Secret Garden to teach us how to make Mini Gardens! Join us to get your hands dirty in this educational program that is great for families. *Seats and materials are limited, registration is required to reserve a spot.
Address: Squaw Valley 1960 Squaw Valley Rd Olympic Valley California 96146
Date/Time: Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 11am-5pm
Description: Educational booths, live music, entertainment and children's activities.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Address: Idlewild Park 1850 Idlewild Dr, Reno, NV
Date/Time: Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 11am-6pm
Description: Enjoy Kids Activities, Educational Displays, Live Music and more!
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Address: Bijou Community Park 1099 Al Tahoe Blvd South Lake Tahoe California 96150
Date/Time: Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10am-3pm
Description: Earth Day recognizes, celebrates, and promotes our region’s unique beauty while educating the public about local environmental issues. Bring your friends and family to learn about ways to counteract global climate change through recycling and composting, alternative energy, water conservation, sustainability, and reducing our ecological footprint. Enjoy local live music and dance, swing through the Kid Zone to make some recycle-themed arts and crafts, or get your face painted, and be sure to support or wide array of educational booths and local vendors. Food and local crafts will be available for purchase.