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Get ready for Earth Day events in Peoria

Posted 4/14/24

Get ready for Earth Day in Peoria!

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Get ready for Earth Day events in Peoria


Get ready for Earth Day in Peoria!

The city has a variety of events planned for residents to help celebrate Mother Earth.

April 17 – 8 a.m. to noon: Arbor Day tree planting event for students at Sunnyslope Park, 9180 N 71st Ave.

April 20 – 8 to 11 a.m.: Earth Day cleanup event at New River Trail at Rio Vista Community Park, Ramada 4 & 5, 8866 W. Thunderbird Rd.

April 20 – 9:30 to 11 a.m.: The Best Desert Trees Workshop at the Rio Vista Community Center, 8866 W Thunderbird Rd. A certified arborist will share information about desert tree options that thrive in our climate. Attendees of this class are entered into a raffle for two free desert adapted trees!

For more information: https://www.peoriaaz.gov/government/departments/arts-culture/special-events/earth-day.

Earth Month is celebrated throughout April to increase awareness about environmental sustainability and Earth Day. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, to showcase the many ways to protect and care for the planet.