Earth Day is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year! Join in on the activities this week and learn how to help protect the earth and its people every day.
Here are a few of the local Kansas City events this week:
Wednesday, April 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Johnson County Community College the Student Environmental Alliance will celebrate Earth Day with Going Green 2010 in the Commons Building Corner Lounge and Courtyard. The event is free and open to the public. Students will be promoting awareness of environmental issues, ideas and actions. Located at College Blvd. at Quivira, Overland Park, KS.
Thursday, April 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. the Olathe Chamber of Commerce will host an Earth Day celebration at Corporate Ridge Office Park, Ridgeview and K-10, Olathe, KS. Drop by the Olathe Public Library in downtown Olathe at 6:30 p.m. to hear a panel of experts discuss local efforts to make our region more sustainable and how everyone can help make our city more energy efficient.
Friday, April 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. the Power & Light District will hold the second Green the Core-Earth Day Fest in downtown Kansas City. Local businesses and non-profits will host programs and presentations. First 500 guests receive a free insulated water bottle, courtesy of KCPL.
Friday, April 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 24 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Union Station explore the world from a new perspective; discover new and innovative ideas for living an eco-friendly lifestyle.
You might consider the following for your family’s week Earth Day activities: plant a tree, create a garden, increase your recycling efforts, involve your neighborhood in cleaning up the area and keep the car at home and walk more!
I would to hear from you on what activities you are planning for Earth Day by adding a comment to my article. Enjoy your week and have fun!