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Denver Earth Day Celebrations 2014

Denver Earth Day Celebrations 2014

City of Lakewood

Hosting several activities including the free “2014 Earth Day Celebration” 10 am.-3 p.m. April 19 at the Lakewood Heritage Center, 801 S. Yarrow St., with landscaping ideas, entertainment and children’s activities,; “Celebrate Lakewood Regional Parks” with a hike along the Bear Creek Greenbelt 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 22 at 2900 S. Estes St., $2 per person, reservations required, 303-697-6159,; “Community Gives Day” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 22 with free wildflower seeds and experts on gardening at Whole Foods in Belmar, 444 S. Wadsworth Blvd.; volunteers are needed for an “Earth Day Project” April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Bear Creek Lake Park, 15600 W. Morrison Road, sign up by calling 303-697-6159 or visiting; Sustainability Awards for youth, individuals and businesses, 7 p.m. April 28 at City Council Chambers, 480 S. Allison Parkway,

Rocky Mountain National Park

“Earth Day Celebration” offers family activities such as the Biodiversity Olympics, story time, arts and crafts, programs, volunteer trash pickup and nature walks at Rocky Mountain National Park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19. Park greenhouse tours will be available from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission is free April 19-20 for the kickoff of National Park Week. The Beaver Meadows Visitor Center is located on U.S. Route 36, three miles west of the town of Estes Park, 970-586-1206,

Wellington Webb Municipal Building

The city of Denver presents an “Earth Day Fair” April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with information on recycling, environmental issues and reducing waste. 201 W. Colfax Ave.,

WOW! Children’s Museum

Hosting a special “Earth Day-themed Pajama Party” April 25 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Music, crafts, gardening and seed planting activities are included along with snacks and refreshments. Pajamas are encouraged. Tickets, available at, are $13 per child, $6 for members. Adults (must stay for the party) are free. 110 N. Harrison Ave., Lafayette, 303-604-2424,

The Denver Zoo

“Party for the Planet” is a showcase of environmental and conservation booths with local students sharing their knowledge, 10 a.m. to noon April 22. Zoo staff will also be on hand explaining the conservation projects and green practices used at the zoo. 2300 Steele St., 720-337-1400,

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