2019 Arbor/Earth Day Celebration at Grant R. Brimhall Library Thousand Oaks on April 27th

Thousand Oaks residents are invited to participate in Arbor Earth Day 2019. This free family-friendly event will take place at the Grant R. Brimhall Library in Thousand Oaks on Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. Music, food, games, and outdoor activities will be in the parking lot, and presentations will be in the Community Room.

The first presentation is at 10:30 a.m. and is designed to answer common questions and address misconceptions for people considering buying or leasing an electric vehicle. At 11:30 a.m., a presentation on the pros and cons of solar installation and home battery storage will be given. Nature Neighbors will be presented at 12:30 p.m. by Cathy Schoonmaker, a local biologist, explaining how to co-exist with bobcats, coyotes, mountain lions, and other wildlife in our neighborhoods. Firescaping, a method of landscaping that inhibits the spread of fires, will be presented by the City Arborist, Garrett Crawford at 1:20 p.m. A workshop on how to build healthy, disease resistant soils will be given at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and the Master Gardeners will lead a tour of their demonstration garden at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., where participants can learn about drought-resistant gardens from Chile, Australia, South Africa, Mediterranean, and California.

The event will include performances by Lacie Mae and acoustic trio Second Step, with a special appearance by singer/songwriter Paige Peel performing original songs including “Our Home”. Children can enjoy games and crafts, and there’ll be a trash truck to explore. Electric bikes and electric cars from car dealers, as well as local car owners will be displayed. There will be plant sales, raffles, giveaways, and the Shrimp vs Chef food truck will be on hand, along with other city and non-profit sustainability-related exhibitors.

For more information regarding Arbor Earth Day 2019, including the latest schedule of events and activities, visit www.toaks.org/aeday, or contact the City’s Sustainability Division at (805) 449-SAVE orGoGreen@toaks.org.

2019 Earth Day Celebration at Oxnard's Plaza Park on Saturday, April 13th

Celebrate Earth Day with the City of Oxnard on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Plaza Park, 500 S. C Street, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Activities include live music, community displays, children's activities, food and fun! Visit www.oxnard.org/?s=earth+day for more information.

Calabasas Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo on Saturday, April 13, 2019

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The City of Calabasas Earth Day Celebration/Green Expo will take place on Saturday, April 13 2019 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at the Las Virgenes Creek site on Agoura Rd (behind the Starbucks at 26531 Agoura Road) in Calabasas.

Over 50 exhibitors from all over Los Angeles and Ventura counties will be participating in the event to help participants take actions that will save them money through efficiency while protecting our planet. The festival is free of charge and the Calabasas Earth Day event will have something of interest for everyone. The festival will also feature numerous children’s activities to teach kids about the environment while they have fun.

Calabasas Earth Day/Green Expo was created to be a day of education, celebration, and action for the natural world in which we live. On April 22, 1970, Earth Day marked the beginning of the modern environmental movement. Calabasas Earth Day/Green Expo sets a clear example for people and businesses how simple lifestyle changes can make a difference.

More info at www.cityofcalabasas.com/earth-day.html.

Arbor Earth Day Event at the Conejo Valley Botanic Garden on Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Conejo Chinese Cultural Association (CCCA) Youth Project will host an Earth Day celebration at the Conejo Valley Botanic Garden on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 1-4pm to increase awareness of natural grown native plants.

Activities will include distributing local grown plants free of charge to participants, demonstrating the paper making process where you can create your own paper from recycled materials; face painting and paper folding.

The event will take place at the Conejo Valley Botanic Garden's Kids' Adventure Garden, located at Jeaunine Dr. Thousand Oaks. Free Admission.

Conejo Chinese Cultural Association website: www.ccca-tocs.org/beta.

Ojai Earth Day Event Planned for Saturday, April 23, 2016

In celebration of sustainable living, global awareness, and the joy of nature Food for Thought, Oak Grove School, Ojai Valley Green Coalition, and the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy are teaming up again to host this once-a-year community event – Earth Day 2016 – Trees for our Valley – 11:00AM – 4:00PM. Speaking at this year’s celebration is world-renowned eco-activist Vandana Shiva. The day will include local school involvement, environmental exhibits, arts and outdoor activities for all ages, live entertainment, world foods and more. Everything takes place under the trees on Oak Grove School’s 150-acre campus, 220 W. Lomita Avenue, Ojai. Admission is free. Visitors will also have ample opportunities to find ways to live greener and appreciate the natural wonders we all share. Earth Day 2016 will be filled with color and creativity. Exhibitors will share their earth-friendly products and services, provide hands-on activities, and present informational and interactive displays. Free rides available from Ojai Trolley to the event. See you there! www.ojaiearthday.org.

2016 Ventura Earth Day Eco Fest on Saturday, April 23rd

The Ventura Earth Day Eco Fest brings fun, live entertainment, children’s activities, exhibitors, and education to Promenade Park in Ventura on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 10am to 5pm. Each year this successful community event is attended by over 6,000 community members and over 80 exhibitors. Visit www.venturaearthday.org for details.

The event is coordinated by the Ventura Charter School of Arts and Global Education (VCS). VCS is a tuition-free public school, organized as a public charity under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, serving 350 students from Kindergarten through Eighth grade. Our school’s progressive, high-quality, student-centered educational program expands educational choices for parents and their children in the public school system, supports a nurturing community of learners, and improves student achievement.

All net proceeds from the Earth Day Eco Fest fund Ventura Charter School’s enrichment programs for students ages K through 8th grade.