Show some love for Mother Earth by attending one of these great SLC Earth Day and Green events taking place throughout April and May.
TreeUtah has several community events planned throughout the Salt Lake area during April and May, so you should be able to find something in your neighborhood that fits your interests. Get outside, get your hands dirty, and add beauty to the environment by planting a tree! Visit TreeUtah's website for more information.
Twice a year the UMFA invites families to celebrate art with us through Artful Afternoon, a free, fun, and family-friendly festival. Come to the UMFA and celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 19 from 1-4 p.m. and sustainable living at the biggest family art-making event of the year. Make recycled art, learn about the earth and how to protect it, and see performances and art that champion a more sustainable planet.
Join Alta for its 4th Annual community Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 19. This event will encourage environmental stewardship, responsible recreation and awareness of the relationship between climate change and the future of the ski industry in Little Cottonwood Canyon and beyond. The event will feature eco gear ski vendors, green arts and crafts, snowshoe tours, ski and ranger tour, ski recycling drop-off, earth day film and raffle.
Salt Lake County's Earth Day helps promote and celebrate community and environmental health. Tuesday, April 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
788 E. Woodoak Lane in Murray
Join Hogle Zoo to celebrate the earth with games, crafts, animal enrichment presentations, and informative booths. Learn about all the small things you can do that will make a big impact on our planet. More than 100 of the top zoos and aquariums across North America are throwing a Party for the Planet, making it the largest combined Earth Day celebration in North America. Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
2600 East Sunnyside Avenue
Salt Lake City, Utah 84108
Seniors (65 and older): $7.75
Children (3 to 12): $7.75
Children 2 and younger: Free
Draper City's Earth Day celebration will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Draper City Park (1300 E. 12500 S.), from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drive-through drop-off stations will accept usable or recyclable items such as paper, metal, computer equipment, televisions, motor oil and household items. Booths in the park will provide information about conservation, energy savings, and recycling. The celebration also includes a "Trashion" show at the Draper Senior Center ad 10 a.m.
On Saturday, May 3, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., the annual Live Green SLC! Festival will showcase a full spectrum of sustainable green products, services and ideas from cutting edge renewable technologies to everyday solutions that can be implemented in the home. At this outdoor event, held in the beautiful downtown Library Plaza, at 210 E. 400 S., attendees will enjoy features such as interactive and educational exhibits, local and organic foods and goods, live auctions, a children’s area, eco-carnival games, music, entertainment and much more.