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Earth Day Festivities in Grande Prairie

Apr 17, 2012

Earth DayBeing environmentally aware has come a long way from the early conservation ads with Louie the Lightning Bug. Earth Day is a worldwide celebration to increase awareness and appreciation for our natural environment around us.

The Peace Region has a diverse mix of ecological landscapes from the rich yellow canola fields to the rocky terrain of Kakwa falls. We love our region, and it shows by Earth Day becoming a widely attended event by our community.

This year, the City and County of Grande Prairie have a full day of enviromental fun from noon to 4pm on Saturday, April 21 at Muskoseepi Park. Earth Day starts with some interactive learning for all ages. Activities for Earth Day include learning:

  • How to Vermicompost (composting with worms)
  • The benefits of making and using natural health and cleaning mixtures
  • Other Earth-friendly DIY tricks of the trade

The Celebration does not end there. From 7 to 10 pm, April 21, join Habitat for Humanity for their second annual ‘Art for Humanity’ event. The pavilion in Muskoseepi Park will host a bevy of good food, friends, music and creativity in support of Habitat for Humanity's next construction project in Grande Prairie.

Pre-registratration is required for City of Grande Prairie Earth Day and deadline is April 18 To register, email environment@cityofgp.com. The City of Grande Prarie Earth Day and the Habitat for Hummanity Earth Day event celebrations are listed in our events calender

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