Earth Day in Phoenix

If you’re looking to jump in on the Earth day spirit in Phoenix, you’ll find no shortage of fun things to do this year

If you’re near Mesa, Superstition Farms is holding a pro-recycling rummage sale on Saturday, April 18th.

On April 19th, the Arizona League for Conservation Voters is offering an “Earth Day in the Garden” event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Herb Garden section of the Desert Botanical Garden. Admission will be free to the first 200 visitors (although you have to email them first; check the website for more information).

The Phoenix Zoo is offering a festive “Party for the Planet” event on Monday, April 20th from 9-3 that is free with regular zoo admission. You may also celebrate with fellow Phoenicians at a downtown Phoenix Recycles event on April 22nd. The event will be at the Cesar Chavez Plaza directly across from City Hall, and will feature helpful tips and information on recycling, giveaways, and games.

If you’re around the Southwest valley on the 22nd, Estrella Mountain Regional Park is hosting a kid-centered event with park rangers on hand to teach children about recycling and get involved with some hands-on activities.

Also, several wildlife refuges across the state of Arizona have events planned; you may find more information at the website.

Go here for a more complete listing of events, and happy Earth Day!

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