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To celebrate Earth Day, learn about restoration efforts and some simple strategies for green living. Families can take home a craft to keep thinking of going green. Event Cost: $5 Event Times: 3-4 p.m.
Bring the kids out for a day of service cleaning up the park. Volunteers will help clean-up along the picnic areas and shoreline of the park. Individuals, families and groups are all welcome to participate. Volunteers will be assigned to different areas of the park at check-in. All necessary...
Families are invited to an all-ages event to clean up graffiti, rake leaves, pick up trash, sweep side walks and clean up some blight along the way. Community organization Micah 6 is backing the event. Event Cost: Free Event Times: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Students ages 9 and older will meet at Lake St. Clair Nature Center to clean up the litter around the park. Gloves, bags and tools provided and masks and social distancing are required. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Register in advance and help clean up the park for spring. Face masks and social distancing will be enforced. Groups organized by hour. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Families are invited to join Bailey Park NDC and Eastside Community Network for an afternoon of environmentally friendly fun. There will be games, activities and information about how to be a citizen of the planet. Masks and social distancing are required. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times:
Join various Detroit nature coalitions to help clean up the Detroit River. Site locations include Belle Isle, the Detroit Outdoor Adventure Center, Ecorse Creek, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Dequindre Cut, Rotary Park in Trenton, and Fort Street Bridge Park in Detroit. Registration is required at each location as are face...
Celebrate springtime and the beauty of the earth with stories, rhymes, songs, and crafts. We will talk about ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle to keep our planet clean! Event Cost: Free, registration required to schedule craft pickup Event Times: 7 p.m.
Kids ages 10 and older can enjoy Earth Day by taking items that would normally be thrown away and turning them into something useful. For this upcycling craft, packaging tubes of different sizes will be used to create a colorful wall hanging organizer. Crafters can make it their own...
Danielle Carlomusto, founder of Motown is Gro-town, will lead families in songs and stories while sharing the joys of gardening. This program will take place on the lawn at the back of the Civic Center Library’s parking lot. Bring a blanket and/or chairs, maintain social distancing and wear a...
Honor Mother Nature with kids craft stations using recycled items, take-home seed planting, scavenger hunt, garden stroll and recycling tips. A native pollinator tree sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taylor will be installed at the new (2020) Taylor Garden Club native plant garden. Event Cost: Free Event Times: 10 a.m.-noon
In honor of Earth Day and in celebration of the Detroit River, the Belle Isle Conservancy has elevated the annual Spring Cleanup into a week-long event and will be working as part of the Detroit River Coalition in a joint mission to protect, preserve and celebrate the Detroit River....