Earth Day is right around the corner and many are going to embrace it when April 22 rolls around on the calendar. There are ample amounts of Earth Day activities on and around this date in April, so if you are bored and want to do something healthy, check out what is going on around the area that you live.
Los Angeles is a city rich in diversity. So too does it have a healthy supply of Earth Day events that are happening in April. Get excited to do something green with some of these friendly activities.
Aquarium of the Pacific
On April 26 and 27, Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach will be hosting the 15th annual Earth Day Celebration. Various booths will be set up during this weekend that will explore topics relating to helping the environment. Visitors will be able to get information on how to live sustainable lives that help promote green living and even can save ten dollars on admission if they bring in an electronic to recycle at the eWaste booth. What is better than checking out an incredible aquarium all while learning how to be green? Few things, I’m sure.
Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, CA 90802
Nothin’ But Sand Beach Cleanup
Heal the Bay has long been dedicated to cleaning up the beaches on the California coast. And they are at it again around Earth Day this year. The event is on April 26, and one can volunteer to clean the beaches around the Santa Monica Pier Aquarium from the hours of 9 AM to 5 PM. There will also be a wicked sand castle building contest and each volunteer who pledges his or her time to cleaning up the beach, will gain free admission to the Santa Monica Pier.
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
1600 Ocean Front Walk
Beach level, beneath the carousel at the Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Tarzana Earth Day Celebration
2014 will be the third year of this event hosted by the Tarzana Neighborhood Council and Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce. Admission is free and one can experience live music, food tastings, and ways to incorporate green living into your life. April 12 is when it will be this year.
Tarzana Cultural Center
19130 Ventura Blvd.
Tarzana, CA 91356
Eco-Station Children’s Earth Day
This fun event will encourage children to become green. As well as the educational activities, there will be food, games, and other wonderful things at this year’s festival. It falls on Sunday, April 6, 2014.
10101 Jefferson Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232