Earth Day is Monday, April 22. Leading up to the day, there are celebrations around the area. Here’s our list of ways to celebrate below.
1Nashville Earth Day Celebration
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
As a sure sign, that summer is just around the corner in Music City, the Nashville Earth Day Festival returns to Centennial Park on Saturday, April 20, 2019. This free, annual, family-friendly event, organized by the Nashville Parks Foundation and presented by Piedmont Natural Gas, is open to the public from 11am to 6pm.
Nashville’s Earth Day Festival will feature exhibits and hand-on activities aimed to educate locals about protecting the environment and living green. With over one hundred family-friendly booths, hosted by community groups, environmental organizations and government agencies, Earth Day is a fun festival for all ages.
2Arbor Day at Pinkerton Park
Pinkerton Park, 405 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin
The City of Franklin Parks Department along with the Franklin Tree Commission invites you to celebrate Arbor Day on Saturday, April 20 from 10 a – 2p. Please join us for tons of fun in the trees with opportunities in tree climbing, kids’ activities, food, information and free tree saplings.
3Party for the Planet at the Nashville Zoo
3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville
The Zoo’s fourth annual Party for the Planet event will take place on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a – 2 p. Things to do include games, activities, special keeper talks, and friends from local conservation organizations. You can even make your own recyled art project.
4Wild and Scenic Film Festival
412 Main Street, Franklin
Harpeth Conservancy is proud to host the 17th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival at the Franklin Theatre on Thursday, April 25 at 6:30 p. These environmental and adventure films illustrate the Earth’s beauty, while also showing the challenges facing our planet and the communities working to protect it. This year’s festival will feature student-made film contest winners from Battle Ground Academy and a short on the school’s “Don’t Be Crappie” efforts! Come out to this unique event, get inspired, and learn how you can be a part of something in your own community.
Buy tickets here.
5Learning Express Cool Springs
420 Cool Springs Boulevard, Franklin
Celebrate with a story and craft on April 22 at 11 am. This event is free, but please call the store at 615-771-3434 to reserve your spot.