Earth Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Earth Day Events in Northeast Ohio

With these events happening in the greater Cleveland/Akron area, your family can have fun while helping the planet. Check the list below to find an activity nearby.

(Looking for ways to go green at home? Check out these easy ideas! Plus, click here to see nature-inspired toys for kids.)

April 7-21

Woodland Health Day of Service. Join in for a day of service. Pull an aggressive weed, garlic mustard, from the sensitive park habitat. This is an excellent way to give back to your community and ensure a healthy park for future generations.10 a.m.- noon. medinacountyparks.com

April 15-16

The Great Twinsburg Clean-Up: Teens & Families. Students in seventh through 12th grades celebrate Earth Day while helping to clean up the community. Select a park or path to clean; the library supplies bags and instructions about where to take your collection.Twinsburg Public Library, 10050 Ravenna Rd., 330-425-4268, twinsburglibrary.org

April 17

Gorge Stream Sweep. To celebrate Earth Day, help maintain the watersheds and green spaces. Appreciate the value of urban parks, streams and waterways. 1-3 p.m. Corner of Fairhill and E. 127th, Cleveland, doanbrookpartnership.org/stream-sweep

April 19

Earth Day Celebration Bag. Celebrate Earth Day with earth-friendly crafts and activities. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., 440-871-2600, westlakelibrary.org

April 20

Earth Day Garlic Mustard Pull. Do your part for Earth Day and help staff pull this invasive plant species. 1:00, 1:30 or 2:30 p.m. Carlisle Reservation, 12882 Diagonal Rd., Lagrange, loraincountymetroparks.com

April 22

Virtual Earth Day for Kids. Kids ages 7-14 are invited to join a naturalist online to explore what makes earth special and discover ways to keep Earth beautiful. summitmetroparks.org

Earth Day Drive-Through. Celebrate Earth Day safely and locally through this outdoor drive-through. Natural resource management staff and special-guest wildlife conservation experts will hand out free native trees, wildflowers, children’s activities and more. Noon-2 p.m. The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Rd., Russell, 440-286-9516, geaugaparkdistrict.org

Take a Minute to Save the Planet. Join Annie Warmke, to learn how she has created a life filled with taking a minute to save the planet in this virtual presentation. She started by building an Earthship, a home made from re-used and recycled materials. Annie is also a goat herder, cheese maker and writer. 7-8 p.m. Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library, we247.org

April 24 

Conservation Skill-A-Thon. Learn hands-on skills you can use to remove invasive species; plant native trees, grasses and flowers; provide natural and artificial habitat structures for wildlife, etc. Celebrate Earth Day by pledging to make a difference in the community. All day. The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave SW, Wilmot, wildernesscenter.org

Shred Day. Bring your sensitive documents such as tax forms and medical records to be shredded onsite in the library parking lot. 9 a.m.-noon. Columbia Branch Library, 13824 W. River Rd., North Columbia Station, 440-236-8751, lorainpubliclibrary.org

Earth Day Recycle Fair. This outdoor drive-through event will allow for recycling of electronics, donations to Goodwill and paper shredding/recycling. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., 330-499-4712, ncantonlibrary.com

Earth Day Magazine Craft. Happy Earth Day! Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Pick up a kit to make a woven magazine basket. North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., 330-499-4712, ncantonlibrary.com

April 22-24

Party for the Planet: Build Your Own Adventure. There’s no better place to ‘go green’ than this Earth Day celebration. Bring the family to play ‘build your own adventure’ game. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Akron Zoo, 505 Euclid Ave., Akron, 330-375-2550, akronzoo.org

1 Comment

  1. My company would like to get some people together and plant or clean up for earth day. Something near Akron, Stow , Cuyahoga falls area.
    Amy suggestions would be helpful

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