Plan to celebrate the 40th Earth Day at one of these events around the state.
Arkansas Earth Day Festival
Sat, 04/24/2010 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
The gates will be open to the public from 10am to 3pm. This FREE family friendly festival will feature live local bands, great food, informative booths and green products and services, and a huge kids area.
The 2010 Arkansas Earth Day Festival theme is "Gateway to Green" is because we wish it to be a spring board of inspiration for each attendee to become more environmentally conscious in your everyday choices.
April 21-24 Go Green!
Location: Arkansas Museum of Discovery
Admission: Free with museum ticket
Hours: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. April 21-23 & 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 24
April 22 Earth Day Excitement
Location: Hot Springs National Park
Hours: 3:30-6:30 p.m.
April 22 Earth Day Celebration
Hours: 11:30-2:00 p.m.
April 23-25 2010 Waterfall Safari and Earth Day Event (Facebook users click here)
Location: Horseshoe Canyon Ranch/Buffalo National River
Admission: $15 with T-shirt; $5 without
Hours: Starts at noon April 23 and ends at 8 p.m. April 25
April 24 Earth Day Celebration
Location: Central Mall
Hours: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
North Little Rock
April 24 2010 Arkansas Earth Day Festival
Location: North Shore Riverwalk
Hours: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
April 24 Earth Day Festival
Location: Downtown Waldron
Hours: 2-4 p.m.
April 24 Earth Day 5K Run/Walk
Location: Garvan Woodland Gardens
Admission: $13 for members, $15 for non-members, children 12 and under are free, and race-day registration is $20
Hours: Race begins at 8 a.m.
April 30-May 1 Northwest Arkansas Green Expo
Location: John Q. Hammons Convention Center
Hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Business/Networking Day, April 30, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Community/Family Day, May 1
May 16 e-Day 2010
Location: Historic downtown Hot Springs
Hours: Opens at 10 a.m.
North Little Rock
May 16 Go Green Day
Location: Dickey-Stephens Park
Admission: Price of game admission
Hours: Game starts at 2 p.m.
Notes: The first 2,000 adult fans through the gates will receive a reusable grocery bag.
NWA Green Expo
April 30 - May 1, 2010
John Q. Hammons Convention Center
3303 Pinnacle Hills Pkwy., Rogers, Arkansas
The expo will include:
National Featured Speakers
Green Seminars and Workshops
Eco-friendly Businesses and Services
Vendor Product Displays
Fayetteville Earth Day 40
Sat, 04/17/2010 - 8:00am - Sat, 04/24/2010 - 5:00pm
Fayetteville is celebrating this landmark occasion with 9 full days of festivals, events, and activities.
Russellville Earth Day Festival
Sat, 04/17/2010 - 10:00am - 3:00pm
Come celebrate Russellville Earth Day at CityPark! We will have guest speakers, music, food, kids educational activities,, animal shelters (seeking pet adoptions and stressing the spay/neuter issue), and of course all those educational booths featuring outdoor clubs/organizations and environmental groups. (Event will move inside the Hughes Center if it rains on April 17th)
Saturday April 17th, 2010 Begin: 10:00am End: 3:00pm
The Last Shade, Some Guy Named Rob, and Judgemental
* Stan Starling the Source Water Protection Specialist, with the Engineering Section of the Arkansas Department of Health * Robert McAfee with RePower Arkansas Alliance for Economy & Climate Solutions
Sierra Club, Ducks Unlimited, The Ozark Society, Arkansas Forestry Association Education Foundation, Keep Arkansas Beautiful, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, Arkansas Canoe Club, AmeriCorps, MARVA sheltered workshop, the Pope County Farmers Market, Arkansas Environmental Education Association, RePower Arkansas, Arkansas Urban Forestry Council, Lake Dardanelle State Park, Arkansas Heritage Department, Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission, Campus Environmental Coalition, the Arkansas Environmental Defense, and many many others.
* Bikes Benefits & Maintenance-with Doug Housley of Poppa Wheelies * Lobbying & Contacting Your Representatives-with Dr. Robert McAfee of RePower Arkansas * Native Food Cooking-with Dr. Walkingstick * Food Preservation * Gardening
Jonesboro Earth Day Celebration
Sat, 04/17/2010 - 10:01pm
Little Rock Job Corps Go Green Fair
Little Rock Job Corps will hold its first annual “Go Green Fair on April 20. Vendors such as Heal Arkansas with the Clinton Initiative Foundation, Central Arkansas Water Entergy, Arkansas Natural Heritage, Urban Forester, Home Depot, The Village Commons, Pulaski County Youth Services, Crossroads Green, Game and Fish Commission, Heifer International, Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, City of Little Rock and Pulaski Technical College are just a few of the vendors that will be in attendance at this green event.
This Go Green Fair is just one of a week of scheduled activities in celebration of Earth Day Every Day 2010, the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. During this event we will educate community members about Job Corps” green career areas and forge relationships wit potential green employers. We hope to spur excitement within this community and throughout the city to promote habits that are good for the environment that will carry over into each persons work and family life.
WHO: Little Rock Job Corps 1st Annual “Go Green Fair”
WHAT: A “Go Green Fair” In Celebration of Earth Day Every Day 2010 40th Anniversary
WHEN: Tuesday, April 20, 2010
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Little Rock Job Corps Center
6900 Scott Hamilton Drive