So Earth Day is right around the corner and that means that it is time to get out into your community and take part in all of the great Earth Day activities that are occurring. Here are just a few:
Asheville: Check out Asheville Earth Day in downtown Asheville on Saturday April 16th. There will be live music tons of green things to do, and best of all- it's FREE!
Wilmington: Lace up those running shoes and head out to the Race for the Planet 5k in Wilmington at the aquarium on April 15th at 4pm. There will be free t-shirts for all runners and even live entertainment following the end of the race!
Greensboro: Check out Patrick Dougherty's sustainable sculpture exhibit at Guilford College in Greensboro. This sculpture will remain on display for a year, but Earth Day would be a great time to show your appreciation for sustainable art!
Raleigh: Check out Raleigh's Planet Earth Celebration downtown on April 16th. There will be live music, earth-friendly art, local foods, and even the opportunity to recycle old electronics. This is event is free and open to the public from 11am to 5pm.
Also gotriangle buses will be providing free rides on April 16th so make sure to take advantage of this opportunity! Also, check out gotriangle's Smart Commute Challenge.
For more events going on in your area, check out the News and Observer's Green Scene blog.
So, get in the spirit of Earth Day and head out into your community this week!