Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Earth Day 2011 Events in Los Angeles

Celebrate Earth Day all month in Los Angeles. This year the April 22 is the actual holiday but so many great green organizations, we can make it Earth Month instead.


April 9-10: Aquarium of the Pacific
This is the 11th annual Earth Day celebration at the Aquarium in Long Beach. There will be many eco-friendly organizations and hand-on learning demonstrations. Bring in an "e-waste item" for recycling and receive $10 off your admission costs. Basically anything which plugs into a wall or runs on a battery-large or small.
100 Aquarium Way Long Beach, CA 90802
Normal admission prices but all festival activities are free.
http://www.aquariumofthepacific.org/


April 10: Beverly Hills Farmer's Market
The theme of this celebration is "life lightly" featuring booths which educate attendees on energy efficiency, conservation, and recycling. The farmer's market sells California-grown fresh fruits, vegetables, and speciality foods. Also, free composting will be available.
9300 Civic Center Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Admission is free
www.beverlyhills.org/farmersmarket

April 17: Children's Earth Day
Talk about Sunday Funday, this day long event features live performances, celebrity guests, games, food (strictly vegetarian), and crafts for kids. This tropical day long (10AM-4PM) event takes place at the Environmental Science Museum & Exotic Wildlife Rescue Facility. Last year over 40,000 people attended and more are project to attend this year.
10101 Jefferson Blvd Culver City, CA 90232
Admission is free
http://www.ecostation.org/ecostation/eventearthday.htm

April 22: The G2 Gallery's Eco Runway
Featuring socially conscious designers and products, this event is all about the environment. Active wear will be modeled from Zavella, chemical free makeup will be promoted by GoodMakers Street Team, and handmade crystal jewelry will be shown from Ladjili. Chipotle will be provided food the event at the G2 Gallery, admission supports environmental charities.
1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd Venice, CA 90291
Admission $5
http://www.theg2gallery.com/

April 23: EarthFestLA 2011 Concert for the Environment
This jazz and blues event wants you to get ready to rock. The concert portion will feature musicians such as Paul Brown, Marc Antoine, and Jackiem Joyner. There will be activities for people of all ages, eco discussions, and eco-film documentaries. The event will take place at Kenneth Hahn State Park and will last all day.
4100 S La Cienega Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90056-1100
Admission is free but parking is $6
http://www.earthfestla.ord/free-expo-festival.html

-AA

Which events will you be attending?

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