With an emphasis on protecting the planet, Earth Day offers an opportunity for festivals and other events. Events in Broward include in-person festivities, a drive-thru event, & online activities.
Family-friendly festivities are featured at event in Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. April 25, presented by Heal The Planet. Esplanade Park is at 400 SW Second Street, Fort Lauderdale 33312. Includes storytelling, sustainable art projects, face painting and other activities for kids, educational information and demonstrations, information on urban and backyard gardening, workshops, vendors showcasing sustainable products, live entertainment, exercise, information is online
- Register online for seedling kits in Miramar, information online April 22
- Drive-thru Earth Day event featuring water savings kits for adults & kids, 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. April 24, Miramar, information online
Some events issue supplies. Others request you supply your own.
- Dania Beach 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. April 22, family-friendly, 954-924-6800 extension 3606, supplies provided, masks required
- Hollywood 5 p.m. April 23, Charnow Park, 300 Connecticut St., Hollywood, bring your own reusable gloves & bucket, register April 21 or prior & receive free parking, free reusable bag, 1 per family while limited supplies last, register online, you’ll receive an email with HollywoodFLSAC@gmail.com, reply with your vehicle’s license plate number
Free Recycling Electronics
Free electronics recycling April 22
Drop-off eligible items with a plug or battery. Or request pick-up with at least 15 items.
Includes laptops, printers, refrigerators, and other eligible electronic items.
Computer Recycling firm, 1600 NW 34th Terrace, Lauderhill 33311, 754-206-3126
Information is online
9:30 a.m. April 22, Promenade at Coconut Creek, 4467 Lyons Road, Coconut Creek 33073, outdoors in parking lot
includes free smoothie from Nékter Juice Bar & gift from lululemon
Registration required online
Online event from History Fort Lauderdale
Online events from Broward Library
- Sustainable Home: April 22, 12 p.m., Register
- Interactive Decoupage: Upcycled DVD Mosaic, 954-357-7444 for details on picking up free supplies, April 22, 3 p.m., Register
Online events for youngsters from Broward Library
- Earth Day Literary Creations: Listen, Create & Show Your Masterpiece
April 28, 4:30 p.m. Register
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Earth Day Events from PBS South Florida
documentary featuring teenage activist Greta Thunberg 8 p.m. April 22 on WPBT
“Florida Keys Protecting Paradise” 8:30 p.m. April 22 on WXEL
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April 10 Drive-Thru Earth Day event in Sunrise, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 10 @ Sunrise Sportsplex, 9101 NW 50th Street, Sunrise. Please use entry from Pine Island Road. Each vehicle receive green giveaways and a plant, while supplies last. Event includes educational displays & videos featuring butterfly gardens and burrowing owls. For information, 954-747-4600, online or read feature
Orchids 101: Tips and Tricks from Flamingo Gardens Experts
April 8, 3:30 p.m., Register
Let’s Talk Turtles featuring Dr. Melissa Cook from NOAA Fisheries, April 10, 1 p.m. Register