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Celebrate Earth Day in Charlotte


While Earth Day is April 22, the city of Charlotte and surrounding communities have many events planned surrounding the day to celebrate the earth and bring awareness to some environmental issues.

Charlotte Clean and Green

Charlotte Clean and Green: An Earth Day Celebration is individuals, families, businesses and the community becoming more aware and taking positive steps towards our greener future.

April 17-18, 2009
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Rain or shine)
Central Piedmont Community College

Earth Day Celebration

Charlotte's birds of prey sanctuary and rehabilitation center honors Earth Day 2008 with activities for the entire family such as crafts, storytelling and visits with resident raptors. Celebration is free with regular admission to the Raptor Center

Saturday, April 18, 2009
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Carolina Raptor Center
6000 Sample Rd.
Huntersville, NC 28078

Earth Day Festival

What better way to celebrate the earth than at the Charlotte Nature Museum. Celebrate the earth and learn how you can have a positive impact on the environment.

Saturday, April 18, 2009
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Charlotte Nature Museum
1658 Sterling Road
Charlotte, NC 28209

Stallings Earth Day 2009

The city of Stallings celebrates Earth Day in this festival filled with music, food, a scavenger hunt, giveaways, prizes and exhibits related to protecting our planet.

Saturday, April 25, 2009
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Stallings Municipal Park
315 Stallings Rd.
Stallings, NC 28104

Matthews Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day in the town of Matthews with live music, interactive displays and exhibits and activities for children.

Saturday, April 25
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Stumptown Park
120 S. Trade St.
Matthews, NC 28105

Cornelius Earth Day Event

Waste Management & Mecklenburg County Water Quality will be on-hand to provide information on recycling and trash reduction, as well as information about water conservation. The town will also provide free tree seedlings while supplies last.
1-6 p.m.
Cornelius Town Hall
21445 Catawba Ave.
Cornelius, NC 28031
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