Celebrating Earth Day in Louisville By: Jeanette

Enjoy the month of April by celebrating the Earth. Here are some local events to help you.

Louisville Zoo is celebrating the whole month of April. Each weekday visitors can enjoy the many keeper presentations and animal encounters that we offer and every weekend will be filled with scavenger hunts and special activities. Check out the website for all the fun happening at Louisville Zoo!
Family Volunteer Day at Bernheim www.bernheim.org – It is FREE, but a RSVP needed.You can give a few hours or several hundred hours working throughout the 14,600 acres of forest or the 600 acre arboretum. You will participate in a variety of activities while having fun in the great outdoors, and the ever-changing landscape at Bernheim gives you endless opportunities for life-long learning. Contact Amy Joseph Landon to sign up (502) 955-8512 x262 or alandon@bernheim.org.

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway at Douglass Community Center
Free! Volunteers will give away 1,500 trees to anyone signing the United Nations Environment Program’s (UNEP) pledge to plant and nurse the tree to adulthood.

Earth Day Celebration at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park Join park staff, environmental groups, and area businesses as we celebrate Earth Day. Throughout the day we will have hikes to the vernal pond, a dumpster dive, a live animal demonstration, a park clean-up, and a geocaching demonstration. Call 502-429-7270 for more information.

Be sure to check out your local library for Earth Celebration Events all month long.
Louisville Library
Always double check with the event’s websites to get additional info if a RSVP or ticket is needed, pricing, time etc. If you know of other local events please e-mail us so we’ll update the list. Thanks!

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