7 Earth Day Events Happening Around the Main Line

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Invest in our planet by participating in these engaging and meaningful events around the Main Line region in honor of Earth Day.

On April 22, people around the globe will celebrate Earth Day by taking action to preserve the environment and the livelihoods of our future. Here’s how you can participate around the Main Line. 

Upper Merion Township’s Earth Day Festival

April 22, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Upper Merion Township Building Back Lot/Park

Upper Merion’s annual Earth Day Festival takes place on Saturday behind the Upper Merion Township Building. Bring the kids for free activities, as well as green demos and vendors. Food trucks will also be onsite, and guests can stop by the beer garden for drinks. Live music will play throughout the day for additional entertainment. This free event is dog-friendly, so feel free to bring your four-legged family members for even more fun this weekend.

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King of Prussia Earth Day Event

April 22, 1-3 p.m.
King of Prussia Mall, King of Prussia

Head to King of Prussia for a special Earth Day event in Café Court and at storefronts throughout the space. Attendees can learn about sustainability efforts at different brands, including Sephora’s new program with Pact Collective. There will also be free gifts from select retailers while supplies last.

 

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Lyric Fest Presents Metamorphosis of Plants, A Lieder Celebration for Earth Day

April 22, 8 p.m.
Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square

In honor of Earth Day, Lyric Fest presents a celebratory concert inspired by German poet, statesman and botanist Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and his poem, “The Metamorphosis of Plants.” Tickets run from $26 to $30, so get yours now in order to attend.

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Upper Merion Township’s Drive-Thru Recycling Event

April 23, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. or until trucks are full
Upper Merion Middle School, King of Prussia

Do you have piles of papers or e-waste laying around at home? Bring it to this recycling event on Earth Day weekend. The to-do offers e-waste collection by PAR-Recycle Works, paper shredding by Monster Doc Shred, bike collection by Zummobike, and clothing and item donations for Green Drop. Head to the event’s website to read more about accepted items and FAQs.

Electronics Recycling Drive

April 26, 12-2 p.m.
Haverford College Arboretum, Haverford

A special collaboration between Haverford’s Committee for Environmental Responsibility (CER), the Haverford College Arboretum, and PAR-Recycleworks, this drive aims to reduce the amount of electronic waste that enters landfills. Attendees can drop off old electronics to be recycled, and most items can be donated free of charge. Select items have small fees to donate, including older CRT monitors and TVs, flat-screen TVs, computer monitors, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, air purifiers and microwaves. Please note that large appliances, light bulbs and batteries will not be accepted.

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Drive Electric Earth Day

April 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Poplar St, Ambler

Curious about electric vehicles? If so, this event may be for you. In collaboration with the Ambler Earth Fest, this to-do invites locals to register for free to take EV rides and drives.

Earth Fest 2023

April 29, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Ambler Borough Hall Parking Lot, Cavalier Parking Lot and surrounding area

Ambler’s Earth Fest is back for a full day of fun and education. Park for free at the Ambler Train Station, then venture over to the fest for live music, food, shopping, kids’ activities, educational exhibits and even electric vehicle demonstrations. This year’s theme is “Invest in our future!” to prompt attendees to consider ways to support more eco-friendly initiatives that can have an impact down the line. Visit the website for more information about food trucks, tents and live music and performances scheduled for the day.

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