EARTH DAY WEEKEND Activities in Surf City

Happy Earth Day! Here are some cool activities for you and your family this Earth Day weekend, April 21-22, 2012.

The Orange County Stormwater Program invites you to celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day 2012 with various activities throughout Orange County. Click and print this flyer with other Earth Day events around Orange County >> Earth_Day_2012_FINAL-1.

Here are two events in our area:

Fountain Valley 

River Cleanup Earth Day Event – Lower Santa Ana River

Date: Sunday, April 22

Time: 9am -12nn

Location: Entrance to the Santa Ana River Trail South of Talbert, between Harbor Blvd. and S. Euclid St, Fountain Valley

Contact: Kimberly Buss at 714.955.0675 for info.

Note: All ages are welcome but children 12-and under must be accompanied by an adult. All participants ages 12-17 must have prior parental/guardianship permission to participate.Please contact Kimberly Buss to obtain waiver form to obtain signature prior to the event and bring the signed form with you.

Huntington Beach

Earth Day Beach Clean Up

Date: Saturday, April 21

Time: 9 am

Location:  North side of Huntington Beach Pier at the bottom of the parking lot ramp

Contact: Ron Kilbourne or Mark Adams 714.536.5614

Note:  Registration will begin at 9am, bags and gloves provided. Volunteers are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and to remember sunscreen!


On Saturday, April 21st, Shipley Nature Center is hosting their bi-annual Native Plant Sale. You will also have the chance to see a butterfly house, get advice on drought tolerant gardens and rain water harvesting systems. There will also be a Composting Lecture, 2 -4 pm. For more information, visit www.shipleynature.org




There will be a fun run to support the Brian D. Robertson Foundation on Sunday, April 22nd, at Bolsa Chica State Park.
This event is open to both competitive and recreational runners.
Proceeds benefit the Brian D. Robertson Foundation to support organizations that have a positive impact on the environment and that promote family wellness. The foundation is committed to putting resources raised by this Fun Run back into the local communities of Southern California.

Register Now: www.bdrfunrun.com or here:

Date: Sunday April 22, 2012
Start: 11:00 am
Location: Bolsa Chica State Park, CA
Course: Fast, flat and scenic!

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