Earth Day Kansas City 2009:
For Earth Day 2009, Kansas City was named by The Green Guide--an environmental consumer guide, as one of the Top 25 Green Cities in the U.S. The ranking is based on factors such as air quality, electricity use and production, green space, public health, recycling programs and a host of other factors. Head to one of these Earth Day Events and see why KC is considered one of the Top Green Cities anywhere.
Earth Day at Science City :
Take the kids to Earth Day Events at Science City (Pershing and Main) where they will learn about environmental issues and practices, get involved with hands-on science demos, go to workshops, and be inspired to 'Go Green' by the other Earth Day activities. Also see a sneek peek of Disney's first feature movie, 'Earth'.
When: Friday, April 17th and April 18th.
Cost: All Earth Day events are included with Science City admission
Info: Workshop space is limited--contact Union Station at 816-460-2020 for reservations and more info.
Earthwalk and Earthfest at Theis Park (South of the Nelson):
This 2.7 mile Earth Day Nature Walk benefits local environmental group, Bridging the Gap. The after-walk Earthfest also hosts over earth friendly exhibitors and vendors and has entertainment, games, crafts, and tons of fun Earth Day activities.
KC Earthwalk and Earthfest Walk begins at 10 am
EarthFest 10 am-2 pm