The Mile High City will celebrate the 43rd-annual Earth Day with celebrations around the city on Monday, April 22, 2013. The City & County of Denver will hold an Earth Day Fair on Mon. April 22, 2013, in Civic Center Park from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. In the spirit of saving some green, the Denver Botanic Gardens will also hold a free day on April 22 for Colorado residents on Earth Day.
The City & County of Denver will hold an Earth Day Fair at Civic Center Park on Mon. April 22, 2013, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Exhibitors will be on hand to help Denver residents recycle, reduce waste and raise awareness of environmental issues.
Discover the wonders of the natural world by visiting the Denver Museum of Nature & Science at 2001 Colorado Blvd. The museum will offer a free day for Colorado residents on Sun. April 21, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bring your driver's license or other state-issued ID for free admission. While you're touring the museum for Earth Day, take in the "Flight of the Butterflies 3D" IMAX film.
Explore the five senses the Children's Museum of Denver at 2121 Children's Museum Dr. On Earth Day, children can listen to a special storytime about the Sense-ational Earth. The museum 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.
The Denver Zoo is holding a Party for the Planet on Fri. April 19, 2013, 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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Green Spaces Colorado will host an Earth Night from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Mon. April 22, 2013. The eco-friendly celebration will be held at the Stapleton Community Room at 2823 Roslyn St. in Denver. Dinner will be available for $8, and a free movie on food derived from genetically modified organisms (GMO) will be shown at 7 p.m.