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22
Friday
April 2022
6p.m.–10p.m.

Earth Day 2022

Add to Calendar 2022-04-22 18:00:00 2022-04-22 22:00:00 Earth Day 2022 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 UsInformation tables and activities will feature the following – and more! Wake Audubon Society Neuse River Hawks, Wake Forest chapter of the NC Wildlife FederationConservation 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  Raleigh Water Department of Transportation Natural Resources Section Neighborhood Ecology Corps Office of Sustainability Parks  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.   Dorothea Dix Park 2105 Umstead Drive Raleigh, NC 27603 Flowers Field City of Raleigh Kristi Moyer 919-996-4788 America/New_York public

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 
Raleigh Water
Department of Transportation
Natural Resources Section
Neighborhood Ecology Corps
Office of Sustainability
Parks 
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.

 

Contact

 

Kristi Moyer

919-996-4788

Address:

2105 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603

Flowers Field

Event Type:
Parks, Recreation, and Athletics

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