City of Raleigh Invests in Our Planet
Raleigh Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources is hosting an Earth Day celebration event April 22, 2022, at Flowers Field to celebrate our planet and the many ways the City of Raleigh, city partners, and community invest in our planet all year long.
When: April 22, 2022, 6 p.m.
Where: Dix Park, Flowers Field. 2105 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, 27603
*Please bring your own water bottle. We will have a water bottle refilling station available for attendees.
Information booths, activities, and food trucks (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.)
From 6-8 p.m. Flowers Field will feature information tables, activities, and food trucks. Come play field games, ride a balance bike through a challenge course, touch a truck, grab a bite to eat, learn about pollinators, discover ways to get involved, pick up seed giveaways, and more!
Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New Electric Bus (6:30 p.m.)
What better day to celebrate climate action on Earth Day than to welcome our newest all-electric bus to the Raleigh community! Come join the City and community partners for a ribbon cutting ceremony. This all-electric bus will be used by the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department to transport Raleigh community members to various community events. The bus will be available for the community to explore and staff will be available to answer questions.
Movie in the Park (8:15 p.m.)
As the sun sets, there will be a viewing of Disneynature’s Wings of Life (rated G). We invite families to bring blankets, chairs, snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages. The movie has a run time of 1 hour and 21 minutes.
Come Learn with Us
Information tables and activities will feature the following – and more!
Wake Audubon Society
Neuse River Hawks, Wake Forest chapter of the NC Wildlife Federation
Conservation Corps NC
North Carolina Forest Service
Butterflies for Kids
Extension Solid Waste, Horticultural Science Department, NC State University
Conservation Trust of North Carolina
Wake County Extension Master Gardeners
Department of Transportation
Natural Resources Section
Neighborhood Ecology Corps
Office of Sustainability
Invasive Species Program
PRCR Volunteer Services Program
Engineering Services - Vehicle Fleet Services
Engineering Services - Stormwater
Neighborhood Enrichment Services Division –
•Volunteer Raleigh Program
•Foster Grandparent Program
•Partnership Raleigh – Community Climate Intern Program
Historic Resources and Museum
Click here to access activity resources for families, a list of upcoming programs, learn about composting and vermiculture, and discover ways to learn, get involved and celebrate with the City of Raleigh this Earth Day as we Invest in Our Planet.