Earth Day 2022 | Raleighnc.gov

The City of Raleigh invests in our planet

Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources is hosting an Earth Day celebration event on April 22, 2022 at Flowers Field to celebrate our planet and the many ways the City of Raleigh, city partners, and community invest in our planet throughout the year.
When: April 22, 2022, 6 p.m.
Or: Ten Park, Field of Flowers. 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, 27603

*Please bring your own water bottle. We will have a water bottle filling station available for attendees.

Information kiosks, events and food trucks (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
From 6 to 8 p.m., Flowers Field will feature information tables, activities and food trucks. Come play field games, ride a balance bike on a challenge course, hit a truck, grab a bite to eat, learn about pollinators, discover ways to get involved, collect seeds, and more !

Inauguration ceremony of the new electric bus (6:30 p.m.)
What better day to celebrate climate action on Earth Day than to welcome our brand new all-electric bus to the Raleigh community! Join the City and community partners for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. This all-electric bus will be used by the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department to transport members of the Raleigh community to various community events. The bus will be available for the community to explore and staff will be available to answer questions.

Movie in the Park (8:15 p.m.)
At sunset, there will be a viewing of Disneynature’s Wings of Life (Rated G). We invite families to bring blankets, chairs, snacks and soft drinks. The film has a duration of 1 hour and 21 minutes.

Come learn with us
Information tables and activities will include the following – and more!

Wake Audubon Society
Neuse River Hawks, NC Wildlife Federation Wake Forest Section
Conservation Corps NC
North Carolina Forest Service
butterflies for kids
Solid Waste Extension, Department of Horticultural Sciences, NC State University
North Carolina Conservation Trust
Master Gardeners of Wake County Extension
Raleigh Water
transport department
Natural Resources Section
Neighborhood Ecology Corps
Office of Sustainability
Parks
Invasive Species Program
PRCR Volunteer Services Program
Engineering Services – Fleet Vehicle Services
Engineering Services – Stormwater
Neighborhood Enrichment Services Division –
• Raleigh Volunteer Program
• Adoptive Grandparents Program
•Raleigh Partnership – Community Climate Intern Program
Historical Resources and Museum

Click here to access activity resources for families, a list of upcoming programs, learn more about composting and vermiculture, and discover ways to learn, get involved, and celebrate with the City of Raleigh this Earth Day as we invest in our planet.

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