Earth Day 2010: Fun celebrations and activities around Atlanta with Kids

Earth Day is celebrating the 40th Anniversary and this year there are plenty of Earth Day events around Atlanta for kids.

 

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Earth Day Celebration for this week (April 22-25)

1. Earth Day @ Atlanta Botanical Garden
Celebrate the Earth in the beautiful Garden! From ladybug releases to crafts to learning about the Garden’s conservation programs, there is something for everyone.

Place: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 22 (Thu)
Time: 9:30AM – 12:30PM
Cost: FREE with Admission (Admission is buy one get one free all day)

2. Earth and Sky 2010 @ Tellus Science Museum
Celebrate Earth Day with Tellus Science Museum with three days of great events. Kick off with Family Science Night Earth Day on Thursday (April 22) and celebrate through Saturday (April 24) with daylight activities

Place: Tellus Science Museum, I-75 Exit 293, Carterville, GA
Date: April 22-24 (Thu-Sat)
Time: Thu: 4PM-8PM, Fri: 5PM-10PM, Sat:10AM-5PM
Cost: FREE with Museum admission

3. Earth Day Activities @ Pottery Barn Kids
Join Pottery Barn Kids celebrate the Earth Day with earth-friendly stories and activities. Best of all, they will give kids a surprise to bring home (*Giveaways while supplies last. Check stores for detail)

Place: Pottery Barn Kids Stores, 441 16th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 22 (Thu)
Time: 11AM & 3PM
Cost: FREE

4. Celebrate Our World Earth Day 2010 @ Georgia Tech
Celebrate Earth Day with Georgia Tech. One of the largest Earth Day celebration in the Southeast. The event features 70 exhibitors, eco-friendly giveaways, recycling opportunities, a clothing swap, an office supply exchange, live music, and organic popcorn.

Place: Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 23 (Fri)
Time: 10AM – 2PM
Cost: FREE

5. Party for the Planet @ Zoo Atlanta
Join Zoo Atlanta as we celebrate and party for our Earth with fun family activities, crafts and special exhibits. Kids can make their own fossils, go on an Earthworm dig, party with the Wild Thing and check out various green exhibitors.

Place: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 24 (Sat)
Time: 10AM – 5PM
Cost: FREE with Admission (Bring your old cell phone for recycling during Party for the Planet to enjoy $3 OFF general admission for up to 4 people. Offer valid only on Saturday, April 24, 2010. Not valid with any other discount, offer or promotion.)

6. Dunwoody Earth Day @ Dunwoody Nature Center
Celebrate the Earth in Dunwoody. At the event, there will be on-site document shredding, electronics recycling, toner/ink cartridge and battery/cell phone collection.

Place: Dunwoody Nature Center, 5518 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 24 (Sat)
Time: 12PM – 4PM
Cost: FREE

7. Earth Day Activities @ IKEA
Join IKEA for fun Earth Day celebration activites

Place: IKEA, 441 16th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 24 (Sat)
Time: 12PM – 5PM
Cost: FREE

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<span style=”color: #000080;”><strong>3.  Earth Day Activities @ Pottery Barn Kids</strong></span>
Join Pottery  Barn Kids celebrate the Earth Day with earth-friendly stories and  activities. Best of all, they will give kids a surprise to bring home  (*Giveaways while supplies last. Check <a href=”http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-locator.html” target=”_blank”>stores  for detail</a>)

<span style=”color: #800000;”><strong>Place:</strong></span> <a href=”http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/earth-day-celebration.html” target=”_blank”>Pottery  Barn Kids Stores</a>, 441 16th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA
<span style=”color: #800000;”><strong>Date:</strong></span> April 22  (Thu)
<span style=”color: #800000;”><strong>Time:</strong></span> 11AM &amp; 3PM
<span style=”color: #800000;”><strong>Cost:</strong></span> FREE

<span style=”color: #000080;”><strong>4.  Earth Day Activities @ IKEA</strong></span>
Join IKEA for fun Earth Day celebration activites

<span style=”color: #800000;”><strong>Place:</strong></span> <a href=”http://www.ikea.com/us/en/store/atlanta/activities” target=”_blank”>IKEA</a>, 441 16th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA
<span style=”color: #800000;”><strong>Date:</strong></span> April 24  (Sat)
<span style=”color: #800000;”><strong>Time:</strong></span> 12PM – 5PM
<span style=”color: #800000;”><strong>Cost:</strong></span> FREE

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