The Mile High City will celebrate the 44th-annual Earth Day with celebrations around the city on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. The City & County of Denver will hold an Earth Day Fair on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in Civic Center Park from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Denver Botanic Gardens will hold a free day on April 22 for Colorado residents on Earth Day, and visitors can also enjoy free admission to U.S. National Parks on the weekend before Earth Day.
The City & County of Denver will hold an Earth Day Fair on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. This year, the fair moves to a new location inside the Wellington Webb Municipal Building at 201 W. Colfax Ave. Exhibitors will be on hand to help Denver residents recycle, reduce waste and raise awareness of environmental issues.
The Denver Zoo is holding a Party for the Planet on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon. Local students will share environmental projects created through the Denver Zoo's educational efforts. The zoo is located in City Park at 2300 Steele St., and will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Earth Day.
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Planet Earth is theme of the Children's Museum of Denver for the month of April. On Earth Day, children can listen to story times or learn how to be an Earth Ranger who helps the environment. The museum, located at at 2121 Children's Museum Dr., is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Earth Day. Regular admission is $9 for ages 2 to 59, $7 for seniors and $7 for ages 1 and under.