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September 28, 2021

Earth Day Events!

HAPPY EARTH DAY 

The green grass is growing and the flowers are blooming. It is easy to appreciate Earth this spring. Get outside with the family all week and be one with nature in celebration of Earth Day (Thursday, April 22).

 

NATURE TOTS (register) 

Tuesday, April 20; 9:30  – 11 a.m.

LaBoiteaux Woods, 5400 Lanius Lane, Cincinnati | explorenature.regfox.com/trailsidespringwf | 513-542-2909

Moms and tots, need some fresh air? Enjoy nature through stories, games, animal encounters and more with this four-week session. $20 per pair (Tot & Guardian) per four-week session; for toddlers one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half years old.

 

ZOO BLOOMS PRESENTED BY PERFORMANCE LEXUS (register) 

All month long; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden | 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati | cincinnatizoo.org/events/zoo-blooms/ | 513-281-4700

Pops of color are springing up all across the zoo this April; don’t miss out on seeing more than 100,000 tulips and over one million breathtaking hyacinths, daffodils, flowering shrubs and bushes. see website for pricing information and online discounts; free for members.

 

FREE EARTH DAY WILDFLOWER WALK (register) 

Thursday, April 22, 1 – 3 p.m.

Caldwell Nature Preserve, 430 West North Bend Road, Cincinnati | explorenature.regfox.com/earthdaywildflowerwalk | 513-761-4313

Celebrate Earth Day while seeing some beautiful native wildflowers. This program is geared to adults who will learn some lore and uses of our favorite spring beauties.  

 

 


FREE EVERYTHING EARTH DAY AT EBTH 

Thursday, April 22; 4 – 8 p.m.

Everything But the House, 6000 Creek Road, Blue Ash | ebth.com | 513-482-9541

Earth Day exemplifies how EBTH shoppers and consignors can live sustainably and stylishly by contributing to a closed cycle system that reduces waste and gives art, fashion, jewelry, antiques and home items a new life. This Earth Day, Thursday April 22 from 4pm to 8pm EDT, EBTH’s Blue Ash warehouse will act as a sustainable hub for reselling, donating and recycling with the help of a couple local partners: New Life Furniture Bank, St. Vincent de Paul, Matthew 25: Ministries, and Junk King.

 

 

FREE ENTRY DAY AT GREAT PARKS 

Thursday, April 22

Great Parks of Hamilton County | greatparks.org | 513-521-7275

The Great Parks of Hamilton County boasts more than 17,700 acres of natural habitat, trails, playground, dog parks, golf courses, lakes, rivers and so much more! Explore what nature has to offer without the need of a Great Parks Motor Vehicle on select days in 2021.  

 

 

NATURE DISCOVERY AT THE NATURE NOOK 

Thursday, April 22; 12 p.m.

Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford | cincynature.org | 513-831-1711

Join Cincinnati Nature Center for a mini program on nature discovery. Included with daily admission, $9 adults, $4 children; free for members.

 

FREE RHEA LANA CHILDREN’S CONSIGNMENT SALE 2021 

Friday, April 23; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Northgate Mall , 9459 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati | northcincinnati.rhealana.com

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYLCE! Shop brand name items at a fraction of the cost. Consignors will have over 40,000 high quality, gently used items for sale, including: clothing, furniture, toys, books, baby equipment, maternity items and much more.  see website for discount day information.

 

 

ART AND EARTH DAY AT PYRAMID HILL 

Saturday, April 24; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton | pyramidhill.org/art-earth-day | 513-868-1234

This fun and free day includes art demos, guided hikes and the popular Contemporary Arts Center Spring Family Festival (12 – 3 p.m.). 

 

EARTH DAY CLEANUP AT BIG BONE LICK STATE HISTORIC SITE

Saturday. April 24; 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

3380 Beaver Road, Union, Ky | parks.ky.gov/union/events/events/earth-day-creek-clean | 859-384-3522

Help celebrate Earth Day by creating a cleaner planet; volunteers will be picking up litter around Big Bone Creek.

 

EARTH MONTH FAMILY QUEST AT CINCINNATI NATURE CENTER (register)

Saturday, April 24; 2 – 4 p.m.

4949 Tealtown Road, Milford | cincynature.org | 513-831-1711

Explore the trails with the family on a quest to become the ultimate conservationists; help Mother Nature while journeying through different habitats and completing tasks.

About the Author

Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).