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Earth Day in Sonoma County EVENTS Calendar


Earth Day in Sonoma County - 2016 
EVENTS Calendar

Be a steward to Mother Earth and have fun at the same time with these great local events! 

Apr 16 ~ The California State Parks Foundation’s Earth Day Restoration and Cleanup ~  Jack London State Historic Park and Sonoma Coast State Park.  We need volunteers. 9a - 1p. Register before April 16th at Russian Riverkeeper, - (707) 433-1958
Pomo Canyon Campground Restoration 9 – 12pm ~ 20 Volunteers needed; North Jenner Beach Clean-Up 9-12:30pm ~ 75 Volunteers needed
~ Russian River Estuary & Penny Island Paddle Clean-Up 8:30 am, Register for Paddle Clean-Up with Water Treks 707-865-2249. Volunteers Sign in @8:30a. Meet @ Jenner Visitor Center 10439 Hwy. 1, Jenner. Dress for weather, wear sturdy shoes, bring gloves and a water bottle. Water, Refreshments & Lunch will be provided. Carpooling encouraged. 

Apr 16 ~ The Dry Creek Valley Association, Russian Riverkeeper, and SHED are excited to announce two more events in our continuing workshop series focused around one of the most important aspects of agriculture, THE SOIL. Both events will be held on April 16th.  Whether you
choose to attend one or both, since there is limited space available, be sure to purchase tickets early!
~ 9:00a – noon: EXPLORE DAVERO FARMS AND DISCOVER BACKYARD NUTRITION with  Michael Presley, Soil Keeper ~ 766 Westside Road, Healdsburg  $20.00
~ 1:00 – 2:30: LEARN HOW TO PLANT A BEE-FRIENDLY GARDEN with Kate Frey 25 North Street, Healdsburg. $20

Apr 16 ~ Windsor Creek Restoration. Russian Riverkeeper and the AmeriCorps Watershed Stewards Project 9a – 1p Hiram Lewis Park - 9680 Brooks Road South, Windsor. Help restore Windsor Creek by removing invasive species and planting native plants. Learn about the importance of native species along a stream bank and connect to your local environment and community! Bring weather appropriate clothing, long pants, and close-toed shoes. Equipment is provided. Snacks & refreshments provided. All ages are welcome. Windsor Creek is located directly across from Windsor Middle School on Brooks Road. Meet at Hiram Lewis Park.

Apr 16 ~ Earth Day at Quarryhill Botanical Gardens ~ FREE garden admission all day long! $5.00 parking. Quarryhill is a 25-acre botanical garden of mature, flowering Asian trees & shrubs. 11a - 3p 12841 Sonoma Highway, Glen Ellen 

Apr 17 ~ Windsor Earth Day & Wellness Festival ~ 10 am – 2:00pm Enjoy Live Entertainment, Educational Activities and Presentations, Free Valet Bicycle parking, spring produce and food at the Windsor Farmers Market children’s games and crafts, live music, green rummage sale, plant sales and recycled treasures. FREE on the Windsor Town Green. INFO: 707-838-1000

Apr 22 ~ 100 Thousand Poets for Change - Earth Day ~ Poetry and music celebrating Earth Day hosted by Susan Lamont. Earth Day Every Day $5 minimum purchase. 6:30-9p at Gaia’s Garden, 1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

Apr 22 ~ HowEARTH Day ~ FREE activities and nature theme displays for children; 2:30 and 5:30pm. K-Land attractions will also be open. Take advantage of the Earth Day Special, a $5 unlimited ride bracelet!  Lake Ralphine Volunteer clean up starting at 3:30. 707-543-3737 Howarth Park webpage at

Apr 22 ~ Earth Day ”Trees for the Earth. Let’s get Planting.” To find the many events celebrating Earth Day in Sonoma County - and beyond! From April 16-25, go to

Apr 23 ~ FREE Earth Day Festival ~ The City of Santa Rosa and the Sonoma County Water Agency are hosting the 7th Annual Earth Day Festival in Courthouse Square from noon to 4 pm. We invite the community to learn about local environmental organizations, green products, and how we can help you achieve your water-use efficiency goals. 

April 23 ~ Earth day on the Greenway ~ (ages 5 to adult)- Celebrate Earth Day’s 46th birthday on the Prince Memorial Greenway. Help with a cleanup of the S. R. Creek, native plant care and trail maintenance. Tools and refreshments provided. Meet at Olive Park footbridge. Near 105 Olive Street. On Street Parking.  Afterwards join the Earth Day Festival at Courthouse Square.  For info contact Alistair Bleifuss 543-3845 or or