Love Our Earth: Earth Day Events
Earth Day is April 22, but you can celebrate all month long!
- When: April 20-29
- Where: Tulsa Children's Museum, 560 N. Maybelle Ave.
Celebrate Earth Week at Discovery Lab! The week will kick off with kite making, April 20th-22nd. Then there will be rotating experiments and other earth and space-related activities in The WorkShop, April 23rd-29th. All activities are included with admission. www.tulsachildrensmuseum.org
- When: Saturday, April 21
- Where: Tulsa Zoo, 6421 E. 36th St. N.
Celebrate Earth Day by learning about wildlife in a fun party for the planet! Discover what the Tulsa Zoo is doing to conserve, protect, preserve and how you can help. Get the inside scoop during specialized zookeeper chats from our animal care experts. Make an immediate impact through our Plastic Pledge challenge to learn why a day of no lids and no straws, equals no problems! This conservation celebration will also include activities and information relating to sustainable practices both at home and around the world. More information at: tulsazoo.org/p4p/
- When: Saturday, April 21, 10-11 a.m.
- Where: Broken Arrow Neighbors Community Garden, 322 W. Broadway Ave.
Give back this Earth Day by spending a day in the garden with Reasor’s Registered Dietitian! During this class participants will be hands-on in the community garden with various projects and planting flowers for spring. Registration is not required as there is no maximum. Please plan to wear comfortable clothing and dress accordingly to the weather, as this class will be outside.This class is ideal for ages 5+. www.reasors.com/event/dig-with-a-dietitian-earth-day
- When: Sunday, April 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
- Where: Gilcrease Museum, 1400 N. Gilcrease Museum Rd.
Celebrate Earth Day at Gilcrease! Express your creativity at the different art making stations in the museum. Learn about the importance of bees to the health of the earth from the Northeastern Oklahoma Beekeepers Association. Explore our beautiful gardens by enjoying a nature walk and talk led by docents. Experience the music of the Tulsa Children’s Chorus as they perform their spring concert. You are welcome to bring your own lunch and picnic in Stuart Park and enjoy the day.
Do your part to reduce plastics pollution by bringing two empty plastic bottles for recycling and receive a gift, created with the help of bees. www.gilcrease.org
- When: Sunday, April 22, 12-7 p.m.
- Where: Guthrie Green, 111 E. M.B. Brady St.
This is a free celebration hosted by Tulsa Earth Coalition and featuring expert speakers, educational booths, fun family and kids activities, arts vendors, local cuisine, live music and more. www.guthriegreen.com
- When: Sunday, April 22, 1-3 p.m.
- Where: Tulsa Botanic Garden, 3900 Tulsa Botanic Dr.
As part of the Tulsa Litfest, Nimrod Journal will feature a day of poetry readings at the Tulsa Botanic Garden on Sunday, April 22nd from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. This special event will let you take in the beauty of spring as you explore the A.R. and Marylouise Tandy Floral Terraces and the Children’s Discovery Garden. Readers stationed throughout the Terraces will perform their favorite nature- and environmentally-inspired poetry, as well as work from the pages of Nimrod, and readers stationed in the Children’s Garden will perform kid-friendly nature poems about crawly worms, muddy puddles, shining rainbows, and more. You can also get your own creative juices flowing by adding a haiku to a haiku tree for the chance to win free passes to the Garden. The food truck Coffee House on Your Street will also be onsite with specialty coffees, tea, and baked goods for purchase from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Find more information here.
- When: Thursday, April 26, 4-5:30 p.m.
- Where: Bixby Library, 20 E. Breckenridge
Celebrate Earth Day by planting flowers around the library and then taking a flower home to plant in your own yard. Flowers are provided. For first- through fifth-graders. www.tulsalibrary.org
- When: Saturday, April 28, 12-2 p.m.
- Where: Kendall Whittier Library, 21 S. Lewis
Share your favorite multiplying plants, bulbs, cuttings, seedlings, tools, questions and stories. Edible and ornamental, indoor and outdoor plants are welcome. Please label plants. For all ages. www.tulsalibrary.org