Local Earth Day Events! - Newtown Moms

With the solar eclipse scheduled for Monday, there is no shortage of ways to celebrate Earth this month. If you’re looking for ways to mark the occasion, learn more, or enjoy a fun family activity, check out one of these events happening this month:

4/8: Solar Eclipse Viewing Party – Fairfield Hills
4/12: Frogwatch – Dickinson Park
4/18: Spring Bird Exploration – Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Shelter
4/20 & 4/21:  Party for the Planet – Beardsley Zoo
4/20: Bethel Community Earth Day
4/22: Community Service Day – Flanders Nature Center
4/23: Celebrate Our Earth – Danbury Library
4/26: Arbor Day Ceremony – Beardsley Zoo
4/27: Newtown’s Earth Day Celebration – Newtown Middle School
4/27: The Lorax Storytime & Craft in Honor of Earth Day – Brookfield Library

Not able to attend one of these events, here are a few other ways to celebrate Earth this month:

Take a Hike – Click here for a list of family-friendly trails and walking paths.
Explore all of the open space our area has to offer. Check out Fairfield Hills, any of the space preserved by Newtown Forest Association, Tarrywile Park (Danbury), Happy Landings Farm (Brookfield), and more.
Take a ride to explore a nature center like Flanders Nature Center (Woodbury), Earthplace (Westport), or the Stamford Museum and Nature Center.

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