Celebrate Earth Day 2017 at Cowlitz Expo

Saturday, April 15 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cowlitz County Expo Center will find thousands of people coming together to celebrate “Earth Day 2017”, a FREE family event. (Suggested donation one can of food for CAP)

The Earth Day Celebration is a free, fun-filled, award-winning event for people of all ages, even though “Earth Day” is nationally recognized on the 22nd.

Come rain or shine – don’t miss this opportunity to learn about preserving our environment.

Fun-filled with:

Rock Climbing Wall

Planetarium

Pony Rides

Eartha the Environmental Clown

Farmer’s Market

Circus Cascadia

Fun Hands On Exhibits

Gyroscope

Pacific Science Center

Petting Zoo

Stilt Walker

Reptile Roadshow

Smokey Bear

Tree seedlings

FIN the Salmon

Live Music

Educational Booths

Lots of free give-aways

If you’ve never been to Earth Day in Longview/Kelso, then you should plan to make a trek this April 15th and see what all the fun is about! Very kid friendly, so bring the fam.

The Earth Day celebration coincides with the Farmer’s Market – which is always a big hit in this area, featuring fresh local produce, honey, plants and crafts. Be sure to visit the market before 2pm or you will miss out on the goodies that you can take home with you. At this time of the year, there will be bare root stock to choose from, as well as some early-spring vegetables. It’s always neat to chat with folks that populate the Farmers Market.

Earth Day is observed on April 22nd and was started in the United States in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson to create awareness for the Earth’s environment and to encourage conservation efforts. In 1990, Earth Day was taken international, and today, more than 500 million people in 175 countries observe Earth Day.

Info: www.CowlitzEarthDay.com

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