ALBUQUERQUE

 

April 20, 10 am-2 pm

Earth Day Celebration

ABQ BioPark, 2601 Central NW

Learn how our actions matter when it comes to helping animals and plants. Dozens of discovery stations, speakers and hands-on activities. Visit the zoo, aquarium, Botanic Garden (Children’s Seed Festival) and Tingley Beach. Half-price weekend. Recycle old cell phone and phone accessories. 505.848.7180, biopark@cabq.gov

 

April 21, 8-11 am (hourly)

Wild Walk

2-mile walk to the bosque. Family fun with animals, education and wellness. $20. Benefitting Wild Earth Guardians. Presented by Aveda Institute, NM in partnership with ABQ BioPark. Info: AvedaNM.com

 

AZTEC RUINS

 

Earth Day at Aztec Ruins

Aztec Ruins National Monument

Demonstrations and activities based related to environmental stewardship. Free. 505.334.6174, nps.gov/azru

 

 

LOS ALAMOS

 

April 20, 10 am-2 pm

Earth Day Festival

3540 Orange Street

Pajarito Environmental Education Center’s biggest event of the year. Booths and displays where community groups will show their earth-friendly products and practices, and provide info about the Pajarito Plateau. Entertainment by Clan Tynker. 505.662.0460, earthday@parjaritoeec.org

 

SANTA FE

 

April 20

Earth Day Events at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center

3221 Rodeo Road

A variety of entertaining and educational activities for all ages. Tree seedling giveaways, family activities, dancing and more. Free. Sponsored by the City Recreation Division, Keep Santa Fe Beautiful and the SF Solid Waste Management Agency. Details: 505.955.4000, www.chavezcenter.com

 

April 20, 12-3 pm

Earth Week Events

Whole Foods (Cerrillos Rd.)

Upcycle Adventures – learn to make your own recycled paper and recycled arts projects; Photo Station – fun photo booths; Blaze Your Own Trail Mix – sample the benefits of buying bulk; Family Fun Cook-off – learn healthy kid-friendly recipes. Free.

 

April 20, 12-3 pm

From Spoil to Soil

Whole Foods (St. Francis Dr.)

Whole Foods’ new Green Mission rep will show how your kitchen and garden scraps can be transformed to rich potting soil. Go home with a free bag of local compost, some tasty treats and food for thought on how to make a big impact with small changes.

 

April 22, 10 am-2 pm

Resource Fair and Bike Ride

Rodeo Plaza to SFCC

Join SF Community College’s bike ride from Sirius Cycles to SFCC and visit with college resources, local nonprofits and others. Free. 505.428.1266

 

April 22-28

Earth Week at SF Community College

Entertainment, art-making, film screenings and presentations. April 25: Chainbreaker Collective presentation on the struggle for environmental justice. Sponsored by the Office of Student Development, Student Sustainability Clubs and the Student Government Association. 505-428-1266, sfcc.edu

 

April 26-28

Solar Fiesta

Santa Fe Community College, 6401 Richards Ave.

Exhibits and workshops on renewable energy topics for children, homeowners and job seekers. Free. Sponsored by SFCC and the NM Solar Energy Association. Info: 505.246.0400, NMSolarFiesta.org

 

April 27, 12–3 pm

Earth Week Events

Whole Foods (Cerrillos Road)

From Spoil to Soil: Whole Food’s new Green Mission rep will show how your kitchen and garden scraps can be transformed to rich potting soil. Go home with a free bag of local compost; Recycling with the Stars – Someone from SF’s Recycling Center will talk about reducing landfill waste. There will be a Photo booth where you can have your photo taken; Savor the Local Flavor – lite-bites from local producers; Watershed 101 – The SF Watershed Association will offer fun learning activities to help conserve our most precious resource. Free.

 

April 27, 6-7 pm

Sustainable Santa Fe Awards

Eldorado Hotel & Spa, 309 W. San Francisco St.

Award presentations for Environmental Stewardship, Social Justice and Economic Health projects. Free. www.SantaFeNM.gov

 

 

 

 

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