Events: Earth Day

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day Saturday at Sawyer Point with a ton of family-friendly activities and performances. Hands-on activities include a rock climbing wall, a kayak paddle safety pool, ORSANCO's aquarium, a baby animal petting zoo an

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Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Day Saturday at Sawyer Point with a ton of family-friendly activities and performances.

Environmental groups, government agencies and businesses will be on hand to educate the public about environmental stewardship. Hands-on activities include a rock climbing wall, a kayak paddle safety pool, ORSANCO’s aquarium, a baby animal petting zoo and more. Performances include an environmental puppet show, a children’s fashion show featuring eco-styles made with recycled materials and music from native flutist Janice Tryten, The Turkeys, Wild Carrot and Comet Bluegrass All-Stars.

There will also be a Planet Protector Parade and places for you to recycle batteries and other assorted electronics equipment.

Noon-5:30 p.m. Saturday. Get event details here. Check out CityBeat's related Green Issue here.

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