What’s ON Earth Day in the GTA

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Earth Day is officially on April 22, 2017, but you’ll find many events all weekend, and even all month long. Many people are now naming April as ‘earth month’. It’s a great time to take advantage of the healthy planet themed events to reinforce important habits of conservation and preservation in our kids. You’ll find the bulk of community events are focused on community clean-ups and tree-plantings – these events usually free to attend and take place outside. Both positives in our book! See below for some great Earth Day events being held across the GTA.

Party for the Planet™ at Ripley’s Aquarium

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada will be partying for the planet on April 22-24 from 9am to 3pm. Party for the Planet™ is our way of celebrating Earth Day as well as fostering environmental education activities, amazing animal encounters, and fin-tastic family fun!


ParkPLAY for Earth Day

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ParkPLAY for Earth Day— Saturday, April 22nd WHERE: Trinity Bellwoods Park, between Queen St. W. and Dundas St. W. (north of the playground) WHEN: 11 am to 3 pm April 22nd is Earth Day! This year, Earth Day Canada is hosting ParkPLAY for Earth Day in T …


Earth Day at Todmorden Mills

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Rediscover how old-fashioned “make do and mend” habits can help the planet! Participate in creating collaborative, environmentally-friendly artwork, visit our historic 1940s Cottage, and tour the Wildflower Preserve to discover the natural habitats of …


Drop, Swap & Shop: An Earth Day Celebration

Evergreen drop, swap & shop

Drop unwanted electronics, Swap for new treasures and Shop at our Etsy Maker’s Market full of items you can’t find anywhere else at Evergreen’s Drop Swap and Shop: an Earth Day Celebration!


Earth Day Don Walk: Spring in the Valley

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Spring is here, and plants are awakening from their long winter naps. Join Evergreen on a guided plant walk as we explore the spring time landscape. While en route, we’ll show the Valley some love and collect litter. Please wear good walking footwear. …


Downsview Park Earth Day 2017

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Celebrate Earth Day at Downsview Park! Register for a tree planting and join us for many outdoor activities, including a birds of prey demonstration, campfire, park tour and more!


Celebrate Earth Day at Earthbound Kids

Earthbound Kids Spring Open House

Join us this April at Earthbound Kids to enjoy some fun on the farm and help us get ready for Earth Day! Our spring Open House will include outdoor play, sports, meet the farm animals and other fun Earth month inspired activities.


Earth Day Bike Obstacle Course

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Gear up and test your skills on our bike obstacle course! The obstacle course is appropriate for ages 3 to 83. Try the skinnies, hit the ramps, or just wind your way through the cone course. Children’s bikes without training wheels are available for ag …


Clay Activity: Earth Day

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April 22 is Earth Day! Celebrate on April 23 by recreating elements from the natural world using clay, seeds, and leaves. Let’s welcome the spring and reconnect with the environment by using the Earth’s most primal medium: clay. Clay demonstrations wil …


Family Fundays: Earth Matters

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Celebrate Earth Day at the ROM. Participate in hands-on activities, visit with live insects, learn about the connection between Monarch butterflies and Milkweed! AND MORE!


Watershed Wide Cleanup Event

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Please join us for our annual spring cleanup blitz. Help us get rid of plastic bags, bottles, cans and other litter along the trail. Working together, we can make a huge impact!


Tile Painting: All That Glitters

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Janet Macpherson’s porcelain work in the exhibition Janet Macpherson: A Canadian Bestiary seldom relies on color or decoration, but sometimes the artist uses a touch of gold glaze. This Sunday, we’ll paint white and gold tiles inspired by her work. Adm …


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