Earth Day 1970 was the
unofficial launch of the
environmental movement and is now celebrated in more than 193 countries. Enjoy these eco-friendly fests in your local community.
Tampa: EcoFest 2019. Sat., April
13 at the Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy live music,
demonstrations, information booths, and green living products and services.
St. Petersburg: St. Pete Earth Day. Sat., April 13, Williams Park from 10 a.m.
to 5 p.m. Among the attractions: eight 30-minute Earth Day-related seminars.
Sarasota: Sarasota Earth Day. Sat., April 27 at Oscar Scherer State Park, 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Live music, demonstrations, and a volunteer tree-planting along a
restored wetland. escape-to-sarasota.com
Fort Myers: Earth Day celebration. Mon., April 22 at the J. N. “Ding” Darling
National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel Island, from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Meet Bagzilla, the
“bag monster” dressed in the average person’s annual plastic bag consumption.