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 17

Park Pals: Earth Day Every Day. Through a story and hands-on activities, learn how you can celebrate and protect our precious planet all year long. 10-11 a.m. Carlisle Reservation, 12882 Diagonal Road, Lagrange,


April 19

Party for the Planet. There’s no better place to “go green” than this Earth Day celebration. Special activities are planned throughout the day. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Akron Zoo, 505 Euclid Ave., Akron, 330-375-2550,

Earth Day-Hooray! Celebrate Earth Day with some Earth-friendly fun including crafts, activities and games. 2-3  p.m. Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St., 330-928-2117,


April 20

Party for the Planet. Meet animal keepers, view animal enrichment demonstrations, check out vendor village and electric vehicle display, enjoy a dance party and more. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, 3900 Wildlife Way, 216-635-3391,


April 22

Earth Day Hike. Get outside this Earth Day for a hike on the mountain bike trail and look for wildflowers, birds and other signs of spring. 9-10:30 a.m. Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, 4524 E. 49th St., Cuyahoga Hts.,

Earth Day Collage. Make your own landscape or planet (or whatever you can imagine) out of recycled magazines. 4-8 p.m. Fun for all ages. Headlands Branch Library, 4669 Corduroy Road, Mentor, 440-257-2000,

Stewardship in Our Backyards. The Nature Center will share how it maintains its natural areas in this urban environment, including the challenges, tools and techniques used to keep habitats healthy. The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, 2600 S. Park Blvd., 216-231-5935,

Earth Day, Every Day! Join the Lorain County Metro Parks staff to celebrate Earth Day 2019 through demonstrations and hands-on activities. 9-11 a.m. Avon Lake Public Library, 32649 Electric Blvd., 440-933-8128,

Earth Day Craft. Make a bee, ladybug or all sorts of imaginary bugs with bottle caps and markers. 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Green Branch Library, 4046 Massillon Road, Uniontown, 330-896-9074,

Make a Seed Bomb. Medina Soil and Water Conservation District will provide the materials to create your own seed bomb for your garden. Highland Branch Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina, 330-725-4415,

Earth Day Open House. Discover ways to live more sustainably while enjoying the plants and wildlife of the park. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm. 1828 Smith Road, Akron,

Celebrate Earth Day. Make DIY seed bombs and mini terrariums. 6 p.m. South Lorain Branch Library, 2121 Homewood  Drive, Lorain,

Earth Day Craft. Celebrate Earth Day by making a bookmark out of recycled cereal boxes. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Garfield Heights Branch Library, 5409 Turney Road, Garfield Hts.,


April 23

Spring Break Camp — Earth Day. Spend the day at French Creek participating in a variety of themed activities. Ages 7 to 10. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. French Creek Classroom. 4530 Colorado Ave., Sheffield Village, 440-949-5200,


April 27

Earth Day Extravaganza. Free event features live amphibian/reptile displays, bird banding, wildlife presentations, discovery hike, wild edible cooking demonstration, make & take craft, plant and seed giveaways, food and artwork for sale, and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Road, Novelty,

Medina County Earth Day Festival. There will be Earth-friendly exhibits, a family fishing derby, kids’ activities, food, and much more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Buffalo Creek Retreat, 8708 Hubbard Valley Road, Seville,

Earth Day Recycle Fair, Repair Clinic, Plant Sale. Bring up to three boxes of paper to shred, recycle old garden tools, choose from organically grown plants, bring your electronics to recycle, and more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., 330-499-4712,


April 28

Earth Day 2019. Discover why the way we treat the environment is important for all living things through fun interactive activities, games, crafts and demonstrations. Noon-4 p.m. Penitentiary Glen Reservation, 8668 Kirtland Chardon Road, Willoughby, 440-256-1404,

Earth Day at Beech Creek Gardens. Make a positive difference by volunteering your time to help improve the grounds at Beech Creek Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve. 2-4 p.m. Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve, 11929 Beech St. NE, Alliance, 330-829-7050,

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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