Focusing on protecting the planet, Earth Day and Arbor Day festivals and events are offered around the nation in April.
Many events are free.
Events in South Florida include
- April 27 Sea Turtles Program 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 27, Northwest Regional Library, 3151 N. University Drive, Coral Springs 33065, 954-357-7990
- April 27 Greenfest 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27. Hallandale Beach City Hall, 400 S. Federal Highway, Hallandale Beach 33009 Includes kids’ activities, vendor booths, prescription dropoff, Trashion Show featuring fashion by students using recycled items, free
- workshops including Florida wildlife, plastics reduction workshop, giveways, coral reef safe sunscreen, 954-457-1617
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- Broward Library branches are featuring various activities and events with a planet-friendly theme.
- Register for night hikes in Broward, $3 to $5
- Free things to do & deals this weekend
- Festivals & events in Broward
- EcoAction volunteer work day at Secret Woods Nature Center in Dania Beach 10 a.m. to noon April 14. Register at 954-357-8884
- Upcycled Craft for children, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 17 Carver Ranches branch library, 4735 SW 18 St., West Park 33023, 954-357-6245
- Free Funtastic Fridays for Kids at Artspark in Downtown Hollywood 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with eco-friendly vibe, including environmental exhibits from area schools, outdoor nature opportunities, recycling exhibits and educational booths.
- Earth Day festivities at Patch Urban Farm 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21, 1201 W. Dania Beach Blvd., Dania Beach, 954-924-6801
- EarthFest, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 21, nature exhibits, activities for youngters, Sawgrass Nature Center, 3000 Sportsplex Drive, Coral Springs, 954-344-1117, free
- Earth Day Waterway Cleanup 9 a.m. to noon April 21 Deerfield Island Park. Volunteers pick up debris on shore or from kayak or paddleboard. Supply your own or rent one. Sign up with 954-357-5113 or emailing KHendrickson@Broward.org
- Native plant sale at Fern Forest, free entry
- Beach clean-up 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Marine Environmental Education Center, 4414 N. Surf Road, Hollywood 33019, 954-357-5125, Free.
- Free Our Seas Environmental Art Festival 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Marine Environmental Education Center, 4414 N. Surf Road, Hollywood 33019. Includes artists. Exhibits. Food trucks & entertainment. Free.
- Earth Day event, Community Garden, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 21, 1099 NW 6th Ave., Pompano Beach 33060. Includes information on beekeeping, cooking demonstration & others.
- Recycled art project for ages 4 to 9, 11 a.m. April 21 Miramar Branch Library, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar 33025, 954-357-8090
- Program on solar energy, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. North Regional Library, 1100 Coconut Creek Boulevard, Coconut Creek 33066, 954-201-2600
- Earth Day event 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 22, Esplanade Park, 400 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale 33312. Includes kids’ activities, workshops and demonstrations, vendors, speakers, vegan information. Free