Past Earth Day Events
EARTH DAY PARK CLEAN-UP EVENTS
2021 TBA: Maplewood Residents were encouraged to go out “Plalking” in 2020 (picking up litter while walking)
Remember to wear gloves and take your trash bag with you or place it in a designated container. Please avoid playgrounds and observe social distancing.
TBA: Nine Mile Creek / Hopkins Hopkins Valley Park Trash Cleanup.
2021 TBA: Arbor Day Tree Planting Celebration | Westwood Hills Nature Center
Join the City of St. Louis Park in celebrating Arbor Day and observing the 50th anniversary of Earth Day ft. music by Kidpower with Rachael beginning at 10 a.m. Refreshments will be provided. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. 9am-noon.
2021 TBA: Family Earth Day: Upcycled Windchime | Kiddywampus, Hopkins
DIY Upcycled windchime craft with found and discarded items like buttons, bottle caps, silver wear, keys, and more! Ages 4+. Drop in event. 12-1:30pm, FREE. CANCELLED.
2021 TBA: Minneapolis Arbor Day Celebration | North Loop, Minneapolis
Enjoy a street festival, help plant 130 new trees on 3rd Street and a variety of tree-themed art and activities. 4-8pm, FREE. CANCELLED.
2021 TBA: Arbor Day Celebration | McColl Pond, Savage
Educational activities and raptor program. 10am-12:30pm. CANCELLED.
2021 TBA: Party for the Planet | Como Zoo & Conservatory, St Paul
Tons of free activities usually take place throughout the weekend, focusing on creative ways to conserve energy. Watch for an announcement a week or two in advance. 10am-4pm, FREE. CANCELLED.
2021 TBA: Earth Day Wildflower Walk | Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden
Garden Naturalist will lead a wildflower tour. Walk the garden trails while learning about and looking for spring wildflowers. FREE. .
2021 TBA: Earth Day Clean Up | Fort Snelling State Park, Saint Paul
Learn more about your state park and trail system; grab you gloves, your pickers, and head out to the park. 10am-12pm. FREE, but a $7 vehicle permit is required. (Note: This was cancelled due to flooding last year. Check ahead before heading out)
2021 TBA: Minnehaha Creek Cleanup | Creekside Park, St. Louis Park
Volunteers will be divided into crews and cleanup begins promptly at 9 a.m., so make sure to arrive a little early. No registration is required. Gloves, waders, cleanup tools and disposal bags will be provided. Dress for the weather and wear comfortable work clothes. 9-11am.