April 22 celebrates Earth Day. We’re thinking about ways to go green, help out the planet, and promote unity. Thankfully, Lehigh Valley is thinking the same and offering various activities to get outside and do something good for the environment.
In Allentown, the Earth Day in the Park event makes a timely return on April 22. The city’s Bureau of Recycling is celebrating it's 4th year, complete with food, music, vendors, and family-friendly activities. The Earth Day event will take place rain or shine from 12-4 p.m. in the Allentown Arts Park, located at 24 N 5th St, Allentown PA 18101.
Look up! It’s a bird! Hawk Mountain members are invited to celebrate Earth Day on the Mountain, embark on a guided walk around the Visitor Center to South Lookout and back. The day will also consist of guided birding opportunities, naturalists in the garden, kids' activities, feeder interpretation, and more!
The Nurture Nature Center in Easton looks to continue the conversation around conservation through June 26. Join the staff for "Risky Beauty: Aesthetics and Climate Change,” an exhibition curated by Dr. Cynthia Haveson Veloric, an art historian, writer, lecturer, and environmentalist. Also featuring the work of Diane Burko, Maureen Drdak, Stacy Levy, Deirdre Murphy, Amie Potsic, Hiro Sakaguchi, and Chantal Westby. The exhibit offers a variety of artistic media; drawing viewers into the sensual beauty of nature while focusing on awareness of climate change and shifting perceptions.
Join The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley for a fun filled Earth Day packed with art, crafts, and education. Enjoy a Plant Potting Station, Nature Craft Station, and Seed Bomb Station, while giving back to Mother Nature and shopping around the promenade.
If you’re looking for something a bit more… active, check out Pocono Whitewater for a weekend of fun and adventure. Join them for a day of whitewater rafting or Rail-Trail biking. Tickets include life vests, shuttle service to and from the river, professional river guides, and more.
Spend your Earth Day weekend enjoying some fresh air and appreciating the world around you. Be sure to share your photos with us by tagging @LehighValleyPA on all social media channels and use #LVMadePossible. And consider checking out our restaurants to round out your visit.
For more events, visit our Events Calendar.