NC Earth Day Events!

Earth Day is just around the corner! April 22 is one of the best days of the year for environmental awareness and sustainability issues like recycling. Here in NC there are plenty of events across the state to attend and enjoy. There are events the weekend before, the day of, and the weekend after April 22. The NC Office of Environmental Education has an entire calendar of events as well. For more information about Earth Day across the world, visit earthday.org. You can check out the links below for specific events that are local to you.

If you have any other events not listed here, please contact ashley.kiser@ncdenr.gov and we’ll update the list with your information!

Raleigh, NC
NC State University - Wednesday, April 17 - Earth Day Celebration http://sustainability.ncsu.edu/get-involved/events/earth-day

Hillsborough St - Saturday, April 20 - Live & Local on Hillsborough Street

NC Museum of Natural Sciences - Saturday, April 20 - Planet Earth Celebration

Greensboro, NC
Kathleen Clay Edwards Family Library - Saturday, April 13 - Earth Day Celebration

Jefferson Elementary - Saturday April 20 - Litter Cleanup “Great American Cleanup”

Cary, NC
Bond Park - Saturday, April 27 - Earth Day Celebration

Atlantic Beach, NC
Fort Macon State Park - Saturday, April 27 - “Crystal Coast Earth Day Festival”

Winston Salem, NC
Dixie Classic Fairgrounds - Saturday, April 27 - Piedmont Earth Day Fair

Durham, NC
Durham Central Park - Sunday, April 21 - Earth Day Festival

Wilmington, NC
Hugh McRae Park - Saturday, April 20 - Earth Day Celebration

NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher - Sunday, April 21 - 5th Annual 5K Race for the Planet

Asheville, NC
Lexington Avenue, - Saturday, April 20 - Asheville Earth Day

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