Earth Day Events 2019

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 however there are events taking place in and around the GTA all month long! Earth Day celebrations will help families re-connect with nature or learn more about recycling. Families can clean-up in their community or plant a tree. Have fun while making a difference at the following Earth Day events...

Weekend Nature Play in The Children’s Garden at Evergreen Brickworks
Weekends in April
This unique and dynamic program and space requires parents and guardians to supervise their children while co-creating a magical world of possibilities alongside our team of Nature Play Animators. April Theme: Earth Month - Explore and celebrate planet Earth and the different plants and animals which call it home. More

Evergreen's Drop, Swap & Shop
April 14, 2019
Reduce your waste, contribute to the sharing economy, grab a bite from the Local Food Court and connect with your community. Try swapping instead of shopping at our Swap Mall. Pass on things you don't use, like that funky purse that was just never "you," for things that are new-to-you, like kids clothing, hockey gear or even records. More

Earth Day at the Toronto Zoo
April 19, 2019 to April 22, 2019
Earth Day activities take place Easter Weekend! Join us for special on-site animal encounters, daily Meet the Keeper Talks, the chance of catching a glimpse of our Veterinarians at work in the Wildlife Health Centre, Animal Enrichment, Outreach Animal Encounters at Discovery Zone and Greenhouse Tours and more! As well we will be celebrating Earth Day all weekend long with fun earth facts at our Meet the Keeper Talks and a free eco-bag offer when you spend $30 or more at the Zootique or Greenhouse Gift Shops. More

Party for the Planet at Ripley's Aquarium
April 21, 2019 to April 22, 2019
To shell-ebrate Earth Day, we're partying for the planet. Have fin-tastic family fun while partaking in environmental education activities and encountering amazing animals. So, swim on down and get a jellyfish painted on your face or dance along to our family-friendly DJ in the Discovery Centre. More

Earth Day at the Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Monday, April 22nd is Earth Day! Join us for Outdoor Guided Walks and more! More

Earth Day Celebration at Toronto Botanical Garden
April 27, 2019
Come celebrate Earth Day at Toronto Botanical Garden! Help plant the Teaching Garden, create nature crafts, listen to nature-themed stories, ride the blender bike and more! More

Community Cleanup Day at Fort York
April 27, 2019
Clean Toronto together! Join 200,000 residents, students, businesses, organizations and community groups for the 16th annual city-wide cleanup of public spaces. Help the team at Fort York National Historic Site to clean part of our 43-acres of greenspace, and enjoy complimentary same-day admission to visit the museum! This year's Community Cleanup Day at Fort York falls on the Saturday of our Battle of York Weekend. We will provide garbage bags, water, and coffee. Please provide your own boots, gloves, rakes and/or shovels. More

The Plant Faire at RBG
April 27, 2019
RBG is proud to present its second annual Plant Faire, a great way to get a head start on the gardening season, find unique plants for your home garden, and speak to passionate gardening professionals. Free admission. Donations welcome. More

Go to the Kids’ World of Energy Festival at Evergreen Brick Works
April 27, 2019​
Wind turbines, solar cars, pinwheels, solar bracelets and more! Spend the day enjoying activities, games, and conversations focused on energy and sustainability. Free admission. More

Earth Day Celebration at Toronto Botanical Garden
April 27, 2019
Come celebrate Earth Day at Toronto Botanical Garden! Help plant the Teaching Garden, create nature crafts, listen to nature-themed stories, ride the blender bike and more! More

Toronto Zoo E-Waste Collection Day
Apr 27, 2019 to Apr 28, 2019
Bring your e-waste to the Toronto Zoo on Saturday, April 27, 2019 or Sunday April 28, 2019 and help support Gorilla Awareness Weekend and great ape conservation. All donations from the event are in support of PhoneApes and will be responsibly recycled in Ontario. Collection will be located at the drop-off-loop at the zoo's front entrance from 9:30am to 3:00pm. Entry to the Zoo is not required to donate any old electronics. More

Earth Day at Downsview Park
April 28, 2019
For more than 15 years, Earth Day at Downsview Park has been a go-to event for families looking to get involved in the world’s largest environmental movement. This year, the Park is excited to celebrate another Earth Day with a day-long event that promises to be bigger and better than ever! This year, we’re offering a host of new and family-friendly activities. Free. More

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