Treat Earth Day like the holiday that it is and celebrate it with your friends and family. Riverside County is full of family-friendly community events for you to learn more about sustainable practices and environmental issues. Pick one in your watershed region to attend! Don’t know which watershed is yours? Check out this map on Riverside County Watershed Protection’s webpage to find out!
SANTA ANA RIVER WATERSHED
Rock the River: Held at the McLean Anza Narrow Park, this celebration of the Santa Ana River is hosted by Inland Empire Waterkeepers on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 12-5 pm. Booths and special activities will provide opportunities to learn more about the river. Live music provided by local high schools will keep the river rockin’!
SANTA MARGARITA WATERSHED
Earth Day Art and Music Festival: The festival in Temecula, hosted by the Sierra Club and Murrieta Arts Council, will have live music all day along with educational booths, guest speakers, and live demonstrations. The FREE event will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 11am – 4pm at Vail Headquarters, 32115 Temecula Parkway.
WHITEWATER RIVER WATERSHED
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens: Earth Day is a great day to enjoy discounted admission to this unique zoo. The park will be hosting zero waste activities, encouraging reusable plastics by giving away a special edition Giraffe souvenir cup at this celebration from 9 a.m. to noon on Sunday, April 22, 2018.