Earth Day - Dirt Day

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Earth Day 2017Come help Williamsburg Parks and Recreation celebrate our planet at this uniquely fun Earth Day - Dirt Day event on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Waller Mill Park. There will be many activities for everyone to participate in.

 

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS  

  • Rotating stations with educational information on recycling, sustainability, clean energy and pollution.
  • Water Exploration Program - hands on opportunity to explore the reservoir and discover what makes a healthy water source.
  • Electro-fishing and other demonstrations by conservation organizations.
  • Take a Tree - Free Tree Program with planting instructions and materials.  We will have Redbuds and Dogwoods available (while supplies last).    

KIDS FREE ACTIVITIES

  • Face painting
  • Recycle craft project
  • Fun earth friendly/recycled games
  • Hands on bug and fish activities

DONATE

  • Used glasses (Lions Club)
  • Used cell phones (Avalon Center)    
  • Old sneakers (Nike)       
  • Unserviceable American flags for proper disposal (VFW)

RECYCLED ART CONTEST
Recycled Art
Share your flair for repurposing discarded items, recycling trash into treasures and creating art from what may have been garbage! Get creative and use material that would be destined for the recycling bin or trash can to create unique pieces of art. Prizes for age groups: elementary, middle school, high school and adult. See flyer below for details.

Earth Day - Dirt Day Flyer

Recycled Art Flyer


200x125 website photosHUG A TREE PHOTO CONTEST

Join us in celebrating the importance of trees by submitting tree-hug themed photos taken in City of Williamsburg parks in the following categories: Biggest Tree Hug, Most Creative Tree Hug and Most Adorable Tree Hug. Take a photograph of a tree-hugger in action, follow @WilliamsburgRec on social media and tag the photo with #WburgTreeHugger (photo must be made “public” on Facebook).

Hug A Tree Flyer


VENDORS / SPONSORS NEEDED

The City of Williamsburg Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting local “green” businesses and organizations to participate in and/or sponsor our Earth Day ~ Dirt Day event. The event is expected to attract hundreds of local residents, making it a great marketing opportunity for businesses.  if interested, please click on the Vendor Application and/or Sponsorship Flyer below.

Vendor Letter & Application

Earth Day Sponsor Opportunities

 

THANK YOU TO OUR "GREEN" SPONSOR:

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THANK YOU TO OUR PRIZE SPONSORS:

Great Wolf Lodge   Yankee Candle    Virginia Living Museum  Norfolk Tides  Richmond SquirrelsVA Aquarium