Fun & Helpful Activities For Earth Day!

earth-day-hands-on-globeLooking for more ways to volunteer and help your Mother Earth? This Earth Day, check out many events near you for ways to have fun AND celebrate Earth Day 2011 on April 22! Here you will find activities and events on and around this wonderful day for our planet!

Celebrate Earth Day at the Detroit Zoo!

Where: Detroit Zoological Park, 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067

Date: April 16, 2011

Time: 9:00am—3:00pm

Come to the Detroit Zoo today to celebrate Earth Day!  There will be a scavenger hunt throughout the zoo, craft projects for kids, a rock climbing wall, games and entertainment.  Many of the activities are earth-friendly.

The Earth Day celebration is included in your regular paid admission.


Phone: 248.541.5717

Price: regular admission: adults $12, seniors $10, children 2 — 14 years old $8

Crafting With Cork at the Anthropologie store

Attend the Earth Day crafty event and then shop at their eco-friendly shop for clothes, accessories, and home items!

1-4 pm on 4/22/2011

Somerset Collection in Troy, MI


Metroparks in MI: Volunteers Needed for Earth Day Cleanup

Would you like to help clean up Stony Creek Metropark for Earth Day? Registration is from 8-9 a.m. at Eastwood Beach and clean up is from 9 -11:30 a.m. Complimentary lunch for volunteers, plus a drawing for prizes. Plus, free park entrance for the day.

Earth Day Fun at the Library

  • Where: Shelby Township Library, 51680 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI 48316
  • Date: April 23, 2011
  • Time: 1:30pm—2:30pm
  • Fun for the whole family. Stop in and make “green” crafts from recycled goods and plant a miniature garden.

  • Features: Families, Free

Earth Day Cleanup at Wolcott Mill

  • Volunteers are invited to enjoy the outdoors while helping the Metroparks stay beautiful and better serve the public. Many opportunities are available for groups and individuals. Duties will be assigned according to age and ability. Those who provide help will enjoy a light lunch afterwards.

    Help is needed at Wolcott Mill Farm Center and Historic Center.

    Event Fee: free. Call 586-749-4997 or 800-477-3175 to pre-register for the Historic Center. Call 586-752-5932 to help at the Farm Center.

For more Earth Day activities, click here then select where you live in Michigan and you will find a list of activities in your area!

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