Earth Day

Earth Day 2015 at Schoolcraft College

April 13, 2015

  • Address: DiPoinio Room, VisTaTech Center, 18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia
  • Phone: 734-462-4610
  • Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Noted wildlife expert Joe Rogers presents this program, which features games and activities related to Earth Day and resource conservation. You’ll learn about global and environmental issues while understanding the impact of “invasive species” in the Great Lakes region.

Ann Arbor Area 44th Annual Earth Day Festival at the Leslie Science & Nature Center

April 19, 2015

  • Address: 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-997-1553
  • Time: Noon-4 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Sponsored by many nonprofit organizations, this event features live animal demonstrations, hands-on activities, live entertainment and more. Make sure to bring your reusable water bottle to recycle; this is a zero-waste event!

Earth Day 2015 Celebration at SOCRRA

April 19, 2015

  • Address: 995 Coolidge Highway, Troy
  • Phone: 248-288-5150
  • Time: Noon-3 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Take a tour of the recycling center, make the solar system using art scraps, play games using recycled materials and much more. Plus grab something to eat once you’re done!

Earth Day Celebration at Heritage Park

April 22, 2015

  • Address: 24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-473-1800
  • Time: 5-7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Enjoy guided excursions (geocaching), learning about animals in Heritage Park, a face painter and a Native American storyteller by campfire. Peace, Love & Planet leads a few activities; plus catch exhibits by local orgs, including a composting demo. For a fee, grab a grilled cheese sandwich and different snacks and fruits. Kids also make their own newspaper pots. After, there’s an adult-geared Earth Day party at the Longacre House focusing on local environmental policymakers.

MI Earth Day Fest in Downtown Rochester

April 24-26, 2015

  • Address: Downtown area, Rochester
  • Phone: 810-908-9976
  • Time: 4-8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
  • Cost: Free

This ninth annual event features more than 150 exhibitors, concessions, kids activities and much more.

Arbor Day at Lakeshore Park in Novi

April 25, 2015

  • Address: 601 S. Lake Drive, Novi
  • Phone: 248-347-0400
  • Time: 9-11 a.m.
  • Cost: Free

Volunteer – and give back to the community – by planting and mulching trees.


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