Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day With the Earth Day Network!
Join the Earth Day Network Revolution and find out ways you can get involved on this historic 40th Anniversary of Earth Day. Join events in your area, or find out other ways you can do small things to help celebrate Mother Earth.
Check out some of the major events Earth Day events planned around the country:
Where: The National Mall, Washington D.C.
When: April 25, 11 am-7 pm
Event: The Earth Day Network will organize a climate rally on The National Mall to demand Congress pass stronger environmental legislation. Featured guests will include: the Rev. Jesse Jackson, film director, James Cameron, AFL-CIO President, Richard Trumka, Olympic gold medalist, Billy Demong, producer, Trudie Styler, and author, Margaret Atwood.
Where: New York City
When: April 17-25
Time: Click here for info.
Event: Battery Park City's cultural institutions have teamed up to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Earth Week with a week of environmental workshops, bird watching, poetry readings, panel discussions, street painting, and much more.
Where: Grand Central Terminal, New York City
When: April 19-24, 10 am to 7 pm
Event: Earth Day New York will present a multi-day exhibit focusing on the City of the Future, green technology, sustainable fashion and other major displays, including photographs and graphic images contributed by artists such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Roy Lichtenstein, and Rafal Olbinski.
Where: City Hall Council Chambers (600 4th Avenue - 2nd Floor), Seattle
When: April 22, 12pm to 1pm
Event: The film, "A Sense of Wonder" will examine the life of Rachel Carson, writer, scientist, and ecologist who became one of the most influential and inspirational figures in American history through her persistent appeals for new policies to protect human health and the environment. The event is free and open to the public.
Where: 824 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
When: April 22, 12pm to 7pm
Event: In celebration of Earth Day, the Bryn Mawr Film Institute is partnering with Whole Foods Market to devote films exclusively dealing with the important topic of the future of food.
Where: Hermann Park, Houston
When: April 22, 6pm to 10pm
Event: Da Camera of Houston, Waste Management, and Whole Foods Market present Earth Day Jazz in the Park featuring the University of Houston Jazz Orchestra with special guest saxophonist Bill Evans and student jazz ensembles from around the Bayou City. The evening of jazz additionally includes environmental education activities for children and families
Earth Day XL - Los Angeles
What: Block party in and around Margo Studios, put on by the Broccoli City Lifestyle Group. BCTV will shoot a campaign supporting A Billion Acts of Green and you can be in it. Local art displays, music, speakers, a green product expo, and educational events fill out the day.
When: April 24th, doors open 11am, music starts at 2pm
Where: Inside and outside of Margo Studios, 1354 Margo Street, Los Angeles
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"Avatar" Screening, Plus Q&A With Director James Cameron - Los Angeles
What: James Cameron screens "Avatar" and takes questions from 4,500 Los Angles Partnership School students, plus 500 regular ticket holders. The "AVATAR Award" will be presented to winners of an environmental speaking contest put on by The Words That Shook The World "Environmental Solutions" Eco Warrior Trainings. Avatar actor Michelle Rodriguez will be DJing, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel Moore, Daryl Hannah and Mayor Villaraigosa and more will speak. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit LA Partnership Schools. Tickets start at $50 and go up to $500 (which gets you access to a celeb-studded VIP party that night).
When: April 22nd, 9am
Where: Nokia Theatre LA Live, 777 Chick Hearn Court, LA
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