Ways to celebrate Earth Day in Southwest Virginia

Published: Apr. 21, 2022 at 6:21 AM EDT
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ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ) - Earth Day is Friday, April 22 and many hometowns are celebrating.

According to leaders, Earth Day is a day where people can pause to appreciate all our home planet provides.

It is also a time to recognize the serious challenges Earth faces and how people can help.

Leaders in Roanoke say participating in Earth Day events can also help families learn new ways to help the planet.

Virginia State Parks will host a number of events at its 41 state parks.

Events are set up all over the state this Saturday and Sunday to help educate the public about ways to help keep the planet healthy

Visit the Earth Day events page or for more information.

Here is a list of other Earth Day events:

Earth Day 2022 - Paddle at M2i at the Rockhouse Marina

Fri, April 22, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

3776 Rock House Rd, Pulaski, VA

Grandin Earth Day

Sat., April 23, 10:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m.

Roanoke, VA

Party for the Planet

Sat., April 23, 11:00 a.m – 4:00 p.m.

Mill Mountain Zoo, Mill Mountain Spur

Earth Day Celebration of Spring

April 23, 2022. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Southwest Virginia Museum

Earth Day Fire Celebration

Sat., April 23, 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Outback Orchards 333 Tinker Creek LN NE

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