Earth Day in Atlanta 2013 with Kids

Earth Day in Atlanta

Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. April 22, 1970 marked the beginning of the modern environmental movement. And this year we celebrate 43th annual celebration of Earth Day. Come out and join the celebration for Earth Day in Atlanta 2013 with our list for various activities and events around town to celebrate Earth Day with kids

Earth Day in Atlanta 2013

 

Earth Day Kids Fest 2013 @ Chattahoochee Nature Center

Come celebrate Earth Day at Chattahoochee Nature Center – Earth Day Kids Fest. There will be family entertainment by Laughing Pizza, face painting, food for the family and many more.

Place: Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Road Roswell, GA 30075
Date: April 13, 2013
Time: 10AM – 3PM
Cost: FREE with Admission. $10 Adults, $6 Children, Children 2 and under FREE. Be a Planeteer—Ride your Bike from home to CNC and get in FREE!
Info: http://www.chattnaturecenter.org


 

Earth Day Celebration 2013 @ Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech’s annual Earth Day Celebration is one of the most highly anticipated campus events during spring semester. The event is free and open to the public, and features 70 exhibitors, ecofriendly giveaways, recycling opportunities, a clothing swap, an office supply exchange, live music, a green market, free organic popcorn and more. This is one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the southeast.

Place: Georgia Tech – Tech Walk, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 19, 2013
Time: 10AM – 3PM
Cost: FREE
Info: http://earthday.gatech.edu/


 

Milton Earth Day Festival 2013 @ Milton

Get ready to celebrate our planet and the many fun things we can do to keep it healthy. This fourth annual Earth Day Festival is shaping up to be the best ever! Held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in beautiful Crabapple at Friendship Community Park, this year’s festival features food, family friendly entertainment, environmental vendors, and much more. Parking is available at Crabapple First Baptist Church.

Place: Friendship Community Park , 12785 Birmingham Highway, Milton, GA
Date: April 20, 2013
Time: 11am-3pm
Cost: FREE
Info: http://www.cityofmiltonga.us


 

Earth Day 2013 @ Woodstock

This year Woodstock has combined several exciting events into one even better one!!! Greenstock Day, Earth Day and the Keep America Beautiful Great American Clean-up are all being celebrated at the same time on Saturday, April 20th. Waste Management and Reworx will be on-site collecting electronics, batteries, cell phones, and CFL bulbs. There will even be a shredder there for old documents. After you unload your recyclables come join the party at the Gazebo. There will be vendors and inflatables,crafts and games for the kids. All while listening to wonderful tunes from a live band.

Place: The Park at City Center, Woodstock, GA 30188
Date: April 20, 2013
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Cost: FREE
Info: http://www.woodstockga.gov


 

Earth Day Celebration 2013 @ Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center

The Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center believes that  the wonders of our Earth should be celebrated every day, but the Center is getting in on the fun of Earth Day too! Come explore the science of sustainability in our green building. Activities include: Guided Hikes, Green Building Tours, Scavenger Hunt for Kids, Games, Crafts, Face Painting, Organic Popcorn, Family Fun, Worm Discoveries. Meet Owlbert–the Great Horned Owl for a special presentation at 11am only.. This is a great day to check out the Peanuts…Naturally exhibit with Charlie Brown and the gang before it’s gone!

Place: Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center, 2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford, GA 30519
Date: April 20, 2013
Time: 10am-3pm
Cost: FREE with admission
Info: https://gwinnettehc.org


 

Earth Day Celebration 2013 @ Children’s Museum of Atlanta

Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. April 22, 1970 marked the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Approximately 20 million Americans participated in the first Earth Day. Join the Imaginators for a special reading of The EARTH Book by Todd Parr and then make Earth Day Characters from reusable plastic water bottles.

Place: Children’s Museum of Atlanta, 275 Centennial Park Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Date: April 20, 2013
Time: Saturday: 12:00 PM & 3:00 PM, Sunday: 3:00 PM
Cost: FREE with Admission
Info: http://www.childrensmuseumatlanta.org


 

Earth Day Celebration 2013 @ Fernbank Museum of Natural History

As one of Atlanta’s top resources for environmental programming and education, Fernbank Museum of Natural History is offering a variety of ways to celebrate Earth Day. Programs will be held over several days to accommodate weekend schedules. Some of the programs are:

  • Fernbank Forest Explorations on Saturday, April 20 at 10 am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm. Take in the sights, sounds and smells of springtime on a guided walk through Fernbank Forest with Fernbank educators, presented in celebration of Earth Day. Activity stations along the way will help your family explore topics such as water quality, native biodiversity, animals, and more. Tours begin in the Museum Lobby and last approximately 1.5 hours. Recommended for ages 8 and up. There are no rest rooms or water fountains in the forest, so please plan accordingly. Participants must remain with the group for the duration of the program.
  • Weekend Wonders: Earth Day on Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 2013. Enjoy family-friendly activities that celebrate Earth Day

Place: Fernbank Museum of Natural History, 767 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
Date: April 20-21, 2013
Time: Museum hours
Cost: FREE with Admission
Info: http://www.fernbankmuseum.org


 

Earth Day 2013 @ Atlanta Botanical Garden

Celebrate the Earth at the Garden! From ladybug releases to crafts to learning about the Garden¹s conservation programs, there is something for everyone.

Place: Atlanta Botanical Garden , 1345 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 21, 2013
Time: 1 PM – 4 PM
Cost: FREE with Admission
Info: http://www.atlantabotanicalgarden.org


 

Decatur Earth Day Festival 2013 @ Oakhurst Community Garden Project

The City of Decatur, in partnership with the Oakhurst Community Garden Project, will be holding its annual Decatur Earth Day Festival (DEDF) on Sunday, April 21, 2013, 1-4 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Garden Project at the corner of Oakview and South McDonough. The celebration will kick off with a pirate led pARRRade that will go from Harmony Park to the Oakhurst GARRRden site, beginning at 12:30 pm. We have an exciting array of events planned for children, youth and adults and include, for example: FREE Pirate Themed ARRRTS & Crafts for Kids, over 40 Vendors, LIVE Music by the Law and Runedog, special Earth Day T-shirt contest, world Famous Cake Contest (pirated themed of course), recycling services for small electronics and batteries, and MORE!

Place: Oakhurst Community Garden Project, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030
Date: April 21, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Cost: FREE
Info: http://wyldecenter.org


 

Earth Day 2013 @ Pottery Barn Kids

Visit Pottery Barn Kids stores on Earth Day and receive a packet of sunflower seeds from PBK and National Geographic.

Place: Barn Kids Stores, 441 16th Street, NW, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 20-21, 2013
Time: Regular store hour
Cost: FREE
Info: http://www.potterybarnkids.com


 

Party for the Planet 2013 @ Zoo Atlanta

There’s one special someone in the solar system who’s near and dear to all 7 billion of us: Earth! We’ve all got to share her – celebrate our gifts of water, land and air with a dynamic day packed with family fun. Party for the Planet is FREE for Zoo Members and children under 3; FREE with general admission. Check your Zoo map for more info on activities and locations.

Place: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA
Date: April 21, 2013
Time: 10AM – 4PM
Cost: FREE with Admission
Info: http://www.zooatlanta.org


 

Earth Day 2013 @ Tellus Science Museum

Earth Day blooms at Tellus with unique educational activities for students, home schoolers, and lifelong learners. Come to the solar circle to make your very own UV bead bracelet! Students will learn about recycling, make a frog visor, design their own Earth Day bookmark, and make their own recycled paper plant pot into which they can plant a gingko tree seed!

Place: Tellus Science Museum , 100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville, GA
Date: April 22, 2013
Time: 10 AM – 5 PM
Cost: FREE with Admission
Info: http://tellusmuseum.org


 

Fayette County Earth Day 2013 @ Peachtree City

Join us for the 6th Annual Fayette County Earth Day Festival featuring fun and educational activities for the family and an opportunity for Fayette County citizens to come together for the common good of the environment. This year’s Festival includes educational presentations & exhibits to help you learn about building a sustainable society, green Market vendors with eco-friendly products and services, live Entertainment, food, and games & crafts for children of all ages and there will be a Scavenger Hunt with Prizes!!

Place: Shakerag Knoll , 191 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City, GA
Date: April 27, 2013
Time: 10 AM – 3 PM
Cost: FREE
Info: http://www.fayettecoearthday.org/


 

So what do you plan to do with your kids to celebrate Earth Day?

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