The Earth Day Network is registering Earth Day events across the U.S. as everyone gears up to Mobilize the Earth on April 22. Check out some of the events that are happening during Earth Day weekend: St. Louis has mobilized to hold one of the largest Earth Day events in the U.S. this year. More than 30,000 people are expected to attend their 23rd Annual St. Louis Earth Day Festival on April 22 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event will highlight "Heroes for the Planet: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Acts." There will be activities for everyone including an All Species Parade kicked off by Mayor Francis G. Slay, a recycling extravaganza and a Green Jobs Fair.
Latinos are mobilizing in Los Angeles at Earth Day Latino, which is taking place at the Los Angeles State Historic Park on April 21-22. This free event will feature prominent guest speakers and focus on bringing communities together for environmental education and fun outdoor activities during these two days.
In Portland, Oregon, the Earth and Spirit Council at the Portland Community College Sylvania Campus is mobilizing by organizing an environmental conference to answer the question, "What gives us hope and heart to keep working for the earth as we face growing challenges?" There will be a wide range of guest speakers and workshops on the challenges the environmental movement faces.
And in Malibu, Calif., the city has mobilized to host an Earth Day event on April 22 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. This free event will be held at the Legacy Park educational node and will feature prominent guest speakers and educational booths focusing on topics such as water quality, water conservation, smart gardening, recycling, and making your home more energy-efficient.
To learn about ways that you and your community can join the Mobilize the Earth movement this Earth Day, what cities across the globe are doing, and to formally register your event, please visit the Earth Day website.
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