Earth Month Opportunities - Olympia 2018
Earth Month Opportunities exist to showcase the variety of activities taking place in April that you can attend to become environmentally active in your community. No matter how big or small the activity is, what matters most is your involvement! The simple act of participating not only allows you create lasting memories, but also allows you to show your appreciation for our planet.
Participate - Educate - Donate
Stay tuned for our updated list of Earth Month Opportunities - Olympia 2018! If you have an event that you would like to add for April 2018, give us a call at (360) 556-2541 or email us. To give you an idea of activities, you can view highlights from our previous year below:
2017 Earth Month Opportunities:
Saturday, February 25 Olympia Coalition for Ecosystem Preservation's 3rd Annual Gala and Silent Auction. olyecosystems.org/eventsnews
Saturday, March 18 Washington Environmental Council's 50th Anniversary Celebration. wecprotects.org/events/celebrate-our-50th/
Saturday, March 25 South Sound Climate Action Convention. Keynote speaker David Roberts of Vox.com, and US Rep. Denny Heck will share his perspective at the post-convention reception. www.olyclimateconvention.com
Saturday, April 01 Earth Month Kick-Off Rally at the State Capitol.
Saturday, April 01 Olympia Farmers Market Summer schedule begins. Support your local and regional farmers. Fresher produce, benefits the local economy and smaller carbon footprint.
Saturday, April 01 Nisqually Land Trust Benefit Auction @ South Puget Sound Community College. www.nisquallylandtrust.org
Friday, April 07 Earth Friendly Products Activities at the Hands on Children's Museum. Click on the link for more activities at HOCM through the month. http://www.hocm.org/cal/
Wednesday, April 12 Arbor Day in Washington State Plant a Tree!
Thursday, April 13 Beach Naturalist Training First evening session http://www.sseacenter.org/
Saturday, April 15 Lacey Parks Arbor Day Seedling Give-Away Huntamer Park, Lacey. http://www.ci.lacey.wa.us/city-government/city-departments/parks-and-recreation/special-park-events/arbor-day-seedling-giveaway
Wednesday, April 19 Climate Solutions 19th Annual Reception in Olympia Annual Olympia Presentation. www.climatesolutions.org
Saturday, April 22 Earth Day (USA). Participate, Educate, Donate!
Saturday, April 22 Olympia Downtown Association Downtown Cleanup 8AM - Noon http://downtownolympia.com/events-2/downtown-clean-up-4/
Saturday, April 22 Olympia March for Science Sylvester Park/State Capitol https://us.eventbu.com/olympia/march-for-science-olympia/1113557
Saturday, April 22 Olympia Parks Priest Point Park Project https://apm.activecommunities.com/olyparksartsrec/Activity_Search/earth-day-stewardship-event/3128
Saturday, April 22 Lacey Parks Wonderwood Park Project http://www.ci.lacey.wa.us/city-government/city-departments/parks-and-recreation/special-park-events/earth-day
Thursday, April 27 Rachel Carson Forum @ Evergreen. Come hear about the conversation around environmental justice from the perspectives of an activist, a communications professional, and a policy analyst. Learn how we talk about environmental issues and their disparate impacts on social groups. http://www.evergreen.edu/mes/rachelcarson.htm
Friday, April 28 Olympia Arts Walk & Illuminated Procession. www.procession.org
Saturday, April 29 Olympia Arts Walk & 23rd Annual Procession of the Species. www.procession.org
Monday, May 15th Climate Solutions 9th Annual Breakfast in Seattle with keynote speaker Majora Carter. www.climatesolutions.org/events/climate-solutions-9th-annual-breakfast