2010 Earth Day Events: Part 2

By Brooke Drake, April 16, 2010, Charity & Community

Dallas/Fort Worth Area
EarthFest 2010
April 22,10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The city of Dallas will host its annual EarthFest and will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of this special day. They’ll begin with a street fair then have music, face painters, balloon artists and food vendors. Guests will be able to talk with eco-experts at one of more than 70 exhibits and can learn about environmentally-friendly businesses, along with local, state, and federal programs that work hard to keep it green. In addition, EarthFest’s Recycled Fashion Show will return this year, so look for cutting-edge designs made from recycled materials. You can find this event happening at AT&T and Pegasus Plaza areas of downtown Dallas.

McKinney Green Living Festival
April 24, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
McKinney’s Green Living Family Festival has teamed with the Heard, the city of McKinney and Collin College to offer you an entertaining day to celebrate Earth Day. The festivities kick off Friday, April 23, with guest speaker Fabien Cousteau, grandson of famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau. His free presentation “One Water One People” starts at 7:30 p.m. at Boyd High School. The following day is the 4th Annual Green Living Family Festival which will be held at the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary. There will be a number of earth-friendly vendors and children’s activities, ranging from a petting zoo to a children’s learning area.

Earth Day at the Amon Carter Museum
Apr 19, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Amon Carter Museum is hosting a Family Fun Day for Earth Day, with fun crafts made of recycled materials and stories that will bring art to life. The Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth in the Fort Worth Cultural District.

Oak Cliff Earth Day Festival
April 18, 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Oak Cliff is hosting their fourth annual Earth Day Festival to celebrate the planet.

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