Earth Day Events 2021 Metro Detroit

Earth Day Events 2021 Metro Detroit – Celebrate Earth Day 2021 on Thursday, April 22. Earth Day, Arbor Day, and Green Living events in Metro Detroit and SE Michigan centered around raising awareness.

Springtime in Michigan offers many fun and educational Earth Day / Arbor Day events, activities and things to do!

Earth Day Events 2021 Metro Detroit

Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Homeschool Program: Save the Earth
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Learn how to save the world. Upcycle a T-shirt into a reusable bag and nurture some native wildflowers while discovering the secrets of sustainable survival and renewable resources. Each homeschool program is adapted for ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Pre-registration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays during regular business hours; no on-site registration will be available. Cost: $10/session. Programs may take place outdoors – under a tent or on a trail. A water bottle and outdoor dress are recommended. Masks are encouraged for all trail programs and required for programs conducted under the tent. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Wint Nature CenterTuesday, April 13, 2021 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Homeschool Program: Save the Earth
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Learn how to save the world. Upcycle a T-shirt into a reusable bag and nurture some native wildflowers while discovering the secrets of sustainable survival and renewable resources. Each homeschool program is adapted for ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Pre-registration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays during regular business hours; no on-site registration will be available. Cost: $10/session. Programs may take place outdoors – under a tent or on a trail. A water bottle and outdoor dress are recommended. Masks are encouraged for all trail programs and required for programs conducted under the tent. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

April 17, 2021 through April 21 various times
Farmington Hills Earth Day Events – Earth Week: Days of Action
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
Hosted by the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Dept. This year’s Earth Week events feature FREE family fun activities for kids and adults of all ages. Both in-person and virtual events are available. Pre-registration is required for all Earth Week events at recreg.fhgov.com.

Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 1:30p-4p
Troy Earth Day Events – Earth Day Celebration
Stage Nature Center (6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, MI 48098, 248-688-9703)
Activities, projects, information, and games to learn about recycling, pollution, native plants, and helping wildlife. To maintain social distancing, families and small “bubble” groups will move through activities on their own and not with a large group. Dress for the weather as most activities will be outside. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Each participant must enroll and pay the fee. Ages 5+. $9. After registering, each family or “bubble” group will be assigned a specific start time a few minutes apart from each other within your session to maintain social distancing. Hosted by Stage Nature Center. For more info, visit stagenaturecenter.org or troynaturesociety.org.

nature sceneSaturday, April 17, 2021 from 9a-noon
Lake St Clair Metropark Events – Earth Day Clean-up
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Volunteers will be assigned to different areas of the park at check-in. All necessary tools, gloves and bags will be provided. Volunteers will receive free entry into the park on clean-up day. Face coverings and social distancing are required. Additional Earth Day Clean-up opportunities are available for scouts on April 17 and students on April 24. All ages. Pre-registration required at least 1 day in advance at 586-463-4332 ext 2. Under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2021 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Tuesday, April 21, 2021 from 4p-7p
West Bloomfield Twp Earth Day Events – Earth Day Celebration
Recreation Activities Center (4640 Walnut Lake Road West Bloomfield, MI 48323)
7th Annual Earth Day Celebration! Recycled crafts, hikes, live animal interactions, vendor activities and displays, and much more. This is a FREE event. Preregistration required. Hosted by www.wbparks.org.

Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 10a-4p (1-hour increments)
White Lake Earth Day Events – Earth Day Clean-up
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Schedule a time for your group or family to do a socially distanced clean-up. Plastic gloves, and litter collection bags are provided. This service project is also available to scout groups by appointment and scouts can earn a Fun Patch. Volunteers receive free entry into the park for the day of the program. Face coverings and social distancing are required. All Ages. Under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required at least 1 day in advance at 248-625-7280.

Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 6p-7p
Dexter Earth Day Events – Earth Day Upcycle Crafting
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Take packaging tubes of different sizes and create a colorful wall hanging organizer. The finished organizer will be about eleven inches long by seven inches tall. You can decide to make it smaller or larger to fit a space in your home. Make it your own by designing it and choosing paint colors you like. There’s no need to be an artist or even an expert crafter as park staff will supply everything you need and go step-by-step with you to complete this upcycle craft. This program will take place outside near Hudson Mills Activity Center. Social distancing and face coverings are required.. Ages 10+. $6. Pre-registration required 2 days in advance at 734-426-8211. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2021 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Earth DaySaturday, April 24, 2021 from 10a-noon
Brownstown Earth Day Events – Earth Day Clean-up
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Earth Day is a perfect occasion to take care of outdoor spaces by helping keep them clean. Volunteers will help clean-up along the picnic areas and shoreline of the park. Individuals, families and groups are all welcome to participate. Volunteers will be assigned to different areas of the park at check-in. All necessary tools, gloves and bags will be provided. Volunteers will receive free entry into the park on clean-up day. Scouts can earn a Earth Day Fun Patch. Face coverings and social distancing are required. All Ages. Ages 14 & under must be accompanied by an adult. This is a FREE Event. Pre-registration 1 day in advance by calling 734-379-5020. A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark. 2021 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.

Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 8a-2p
Waterford Earth Day Events – Earth Day Clean-Up
Various Waterford Parks
Parks and Rec will supply each park with garbage bags and cleanup equipment. Call 248-674-5441 to sign up for a park. Time slots are available all day. Kids must be accompanied by an adult. Hosted by Waterford Parks and Recreation. Call 248-674-6201 for details.

Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 9a-11a
Milford Earth Day Events – Earth Day Clean-up
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Volunteers will be broken into small groups and assigned to different areas of the parks, including the Kent Lake shoreline. Scouts can earn an Earth Day Fun Patch. Volunteers receive free entry into the park on the day of the program. Water and snacks will be provided. Clean-up tools and supplies will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own. Social distancing and face coverings are required. This is a FREE event. All ages. Under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required at least 1 day in advance at 810-227-8910.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 1p-8p
Royal Oak Earth Day Events – Earth Day Celebration
Royal Oak Farmers Market (316 E 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI)
Shop at dozens of earth-friendly exhibits, and get free samples, door prizes and show specials. Learn at expert presentations, wellness programs and round-tables. Celebrate with live entertainment, great food, free massage, and fun activities for all ages. Admission and parking are free. For more info, visit miEDF.com.

Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 9a-1p
Royal Oak Earth Day Events – Royal Oak Earth Day Celebration
Royal Oak Farmers Market (316 E 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI, 248-246-3276, www.romi.gov)
Learn about native plants and rain barrels, family fun, raffles, vendors and displays. Sponsored by the Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board. For more info, visit romi.gov.

Sunday, May 10, 2020 from 10a-3p
Royal Oak Earth Day Events – GreenFest
Detroit Zoo (8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48067, 248-541-5717)
The Zoo-wide experience includes demonstrations by the Detroit Zoological Society’s Green Team, conservation education, citizen science projects and exhibits by local conservation groups. GreenFest will offer the chance to meet green-minded organizations active in our communities, explore citizen science opportunities and learn how to implement sustainable strategies in your daily life, whether it be participating in beach clean-ups or urban planting within your community. GreenFest is FREE with zoo admission. For more info, visit www.detroitzoo.org

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