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All Day Two Day Festival
APRIL 21-22


Earth Day Dallas features two days of engaging exhibits, compelling speakers, music, entertainment, food and fun for everyone. Join us April 21-22, 2012 in Fair Park to see how you can make a difference.
Mission:  Learn. Grow.

Celebrate Earth Day at this fun festival with exhibits, speakers, films, music, food & more focused on making a positive impact on our environment.

The heart of the festival is the Eco Expo, and exhibitors will use their presence to promote their achievements as green leaders, and teach attendees how to take environmentally responsible action by better utilizing available resources, switching to eco-friendly products, or joining their organizations.

In addition to the Eco Expo, attendees will have a number of educational entertainment options, which will include:

Lots of reptiles will be on exhibit and many will be available to touch. This will be a great opportunity for the whole family to learn about native and exotic reptiles. Kids will enjoy the crafts and activities. Hosted by Mark Pyle and the DFW Herpetological Society

4th annual event. Trawick Pavilion offers basketball, sand volleyball, lake access for swimming, a children's playground, and more! 

Your payment includes vegan burgers & hot dogs and helps pay the fee for reserving the pavilion.

Bring a vegan dish. You’ll be prompted to sign up for a potluck item after you submit payment for the event.

$6/adult ($8 after 4/12) and $4/children 4-17 ($6 after 4/12), and children 3 and under get in free.

Fun educational event features live music, food trucks, vendors, bike check-ups, kite flying and group ride at North Lake College DART Station.

Celebrate the monarch butterfly. Activities will include games, crafts, nature walks, plant ID hikes, a butterfly release, and more. Free.

The goal of this event is to introduce simple green living alternatives and solutions available in our local communities. Create a platform for specialists in green living and building education, informative talks, and presentations about green solutions for your home, DIY remedies and more.

Features include: Tiny houses, Tesla display, entertainment, Makerspace presentation and workshop center, green businesses, kids’ activities.

Info: Jennifer Rae, or 469-401-4777

Activities include crafts for children, nature walks, birding presentations, live raptors and booths.

Rotate through all of our learning stations to learn what to put into and what to leave out of your compost pile at this family friendly comost fair.

Learn how to safely and effectively compost your food waste – so you’ll never feel guilty about throwing away those wilted salad bits. 

It’s a come-and-go event so spend as much (or as little) time as you like trying these fun activities:

·        Feeding and petting our worm friends

·        Helping to build an indoor worm habitat

This is a come and go event, so feel free to show up at any time. Tickets are $5 each, and only cash accepted.

View the sights of tall trees, scaling vines and evergreen plants. The forest is a place in which wildlife seeks shelter and wintering birds are heard. Come and explore the forest wilderness as we meander along the Riverbottom Trail and observe the seasonal changes along the way.

Pre-registration recommended.

$5 with paid admission.