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Earth Month, Day 16: Celebrate!

Celebrate Earth Day, and Earth Month, by attending one of the many festival and celebrations around town.

The Zoo is celebrating this Thursday, April 19th with it’s 3rd Annual Party for the Planet! The party starts at 4pm and goes until 8:30pm. It is free with admission, and admission is free after 5pm. 30 exhibitors will be lined up along Swan Lake Bridge, ready to share resources and information so that you can go green in your own home. Many are family friendly with kids activities. During the celebration, 2trg will be collecting e-waste from 4-6:30pm in the parking lot on the corner of Erkenbrecher Ave. and Vine St. Bring your old computers, printers, CD players, cables, telephones and more for free e-waste recycling. Enjoy the Tunes and Blooms free concert that will be happening at the same time!

On Saturday, April 21st from Noon-5pm, Cincinnati’s Earth Day Celebration will be in full swing at Sawyer Point. Enjoy live music, kids activities, earth friendly exhibitors and vendors, live animals and much more. The Cincinnati Zoo will be hosting a booth complete with our green story as well as friendly, furry, feathery and scaly Zoo friends. Come down and visit us!

Can’t make it to a festival? Celebrate with your family by spending the day talking about ways to help the Earth, and do eco-friendly activities around your house. Compost, build a bird feeder, plant a garden, clean your house with natural ingredients, create art using natural materials and more.

April 16, 2012   No Comments

Celebrate Earth Day with the Zoo!

Friday, April 22nd marks the 41st anniversary of Earth Day. The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is celebrating with a Party for the Planet! Join 25+ exhibitors at the Zoo from 4-8:30pm to find out how you can celebrate Earth Day and go green in your own lives. Exhibitors include:

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April 19, 2011   2 Comments

Happy Earth Month!

April is Earth Month. How will you join the Zoo in going green to help preserve and protect our environment? Follow the blog throughout the month to get eco-friendly tips, information on green events in Cincinnati and other resources to help you go green and celebrate Earth Month! Start with small changes such as using reusable bags, changing out light bulbs, recycling, or composting your food and plant scraps. Once you are comfortable with these small changes, move on to bigger ones. Soon you will start to see how these green changes can have a big impact on your wallet, your health and the environment.

April 2, 2011   3 Comments