Plan now to attend the annual Earth Day Celebration
Enjoy a day of live music, conservation education, games, crafts and displays by local clubs and organizations. Zoo admission will be free for children 12 and under with purchase of an adult ticket and a can of food for the Idaho Falls Food Bank or a recyclable item.
The Earth Day Celebration is sponsored by the Eastern Idaho Environmental Education Association (EIEEA). www.eieea.org
Jump, run, crawl! It’s the Earth Day challenge course run. Ready, set… give it your all on this 9-challenge course designed to challenge balance, agility, and endurance in kids ages 3-14! You’ll get dirty! You’ll sweat! But most of all, you’ll have Fun! Challenges include balan
Raffles, main stage entertainment, solar viewing, kid's crafts and food vendors will make the day a fun day for all ages.
Food vendors include Doug's Dogs, Granny's Fun Food, Kona Ice, Park Avenue Grill, Sergio's Delights, and Winder's Original Funnel Cakes.
These items will be accepted at Recycle Row:
Printer ink cartridges
Rechargeable and alkaline batteries
NIE Earth Day Supplement: Everyone Needs Trees!
Eastern Idaho Environmental Education Association and the Post Register's Newspaper in Education Program have created a 32-page educational supplement called Everyone Needs Trees! In its pages, we explore how our world depends on trees, not only as a source of valuable resources, but also for the ecological benefits they provide. Download (pdf, 5kb)
Have fun creating crafts from recyclables, including windmills, flower pots, TP bracelets, egg carton bugs and many more fun crafts!
Solar Viewing Party
The Idaho Falls Astronomical Society will bring their solar telescopes to Earth Day. Come and safely view the sun. See arcs of flame and sunspots. We will have amateur astronomers on hand to answer your questions about astronomy, telescopes and the cosmos.