SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN 2010 Earth Day Michigan Events (Arranged by Date) Event Name Organization Location Date/ Time Contact Info Event Description RFC Earth Day Recycling for Royal Oak, MI March 22, 2010 Website RFC is challenging you to keep 75 tons of e- Challenge Charities waste out of landfills this Earth Day. Between Downtown Royal Oak through www.recyclingforcharities.com March 22 and April 24, individuals with used/ Royal Oak Earth City of Royal Oak broken electronics (cell phones, PDAs, MP3 Day Celebration 316 ½ S. Main St. April 25, 2010 Phone & E-Mail players, and digital cameras) will have the Royal Oak, MI 48067 opportunity to drop off items to be recycled at 12:00-4:00PM Information participating locations. Select stores will also 248-582-9229 be giving discounts to 'green' customers who firstname.lastname@example.org donate on site. The challenge culminates with the community Earth Day celebration in th downtown Royal Oak on April 25 . Earth Day Detroit YWCA Redford, MI April 10, 2010 Website This event will feature two outstanding Celebration and performers, as well as a children’s musical, Musical Detroit YWCA Saturday http://ywcadetroit.org art fair, and Earth Day stations. 1:00-3:00PM 25940 Grand River Phone Performers include Mindy Simmons, a Redford, MI 48240 polished performer bringing a fresh Rhonda perspective to a family friendly program, and 313-537-8500 Jerry Brooks, a lead vocal guitarist for local Detroit R&B bands with a Motown flair. Earth Day and Hawk Woods Auburn Hills, MI April 11-23, 2010 Phone Hawk Woods Nature Center will celebrate Environmental Nature Center Environmental Education Week and Earth Education Week Hawk Woods RSVP Mike Mansour Day with a focus on water: "Be Water Wise". Celebration Nature Center 248-370-9353 Thanks to grants from Project Learning Tree 3799 Bald Mountain Rd. and the DNRE Forest Service, they have five Auburn Hills, MI new Learning Stations along their trails. 48326 School groups are invited to schedule a day for their own explorations. Call the 248-370- 9353 for your adventure reservation! City of Farmington Hills Farmington Hills, MI April 17, 2010 Website This event is free and open to all ages. Farmington Hills Green Effort Highlights include presentations by local Earth Day Event Committee Heritage Park Saturday www.sustainablefh.com experts, who will speak about sustainability 10:00-3:30PM in Farmington Hills, the changing energy 24725 Farmington Rd. Phone & E-Mail scene, how to make money by saving Farmington Hills, MI energy, the magic of composting, and many 48336 Nate Geinzer more! Lunch will be available for purchase. 248-871-2507 email@example.com Additionally, there will be several displays and demonstrations, alongside activities like planet protection, trash to art, face painting, scavenger hunts, and more! Earth Day and Clinton River Auburn Hills, MI April 20, 2010 Phone & E-Mail Clinton River Watershed Council will be Environmental Watershed hosting a water monitoring workshop during Education Week Council Hawk Woods Tuesday Michele Arquette-Palermo the week of Earth Day. They will be testing Celebration Nature Center 5:30-8:30PM 248-601-0606 runoff from an abandoned landfill, examining Hawk Woods firstname.lastname@example.org sediments in the marsh, and using water Nature Center 3799 Bald Mountain Rd. monitoring equipment to measure the pond Auburn Hills, MI and stream waters. 48326 2010 Michigan Great Lakes Detroit, MI April 20-21, 2010 Website Come learn about the many benefits wind Wind Energy Renewable energy can offer Michigan! The previous Conference Energy COBO Center Tuesday http://glrea.org/events/WindC conference attracted 1,500 attendees for a Association 8:00-6:00PM onference2010/index.php two-day event and over 25 exhibitors. 1 Washington Blvd. Presentations on the UK’s Offshore MI Department Detroit, MI 48243 Wednesday Phone & E-Mail Expansion, the U.S. View of Wind of Labor & 8:00-5:00PM Development, Michigan Manufacturing Economic Ali Nieman Capacity, the Green Jobs Market, Carbon Growth email@example.com Caps, Commercial Wind, Transmission, 800-434-9788 Community Wind Development, Off-Shore NEXTera Energy Wind Development, and Small Wind Resources Opportunities were featured at the event. & Many Others! For a complete listing of the events for this year, or for information on becoming a sponsor, click on the link provided! Orion Township Orion Township Lake Orion, MI April 22, 2010 Website Showcase your green efforts at the Growing Earth Day Expo Parks and Green Earth Day Expo, where several Recreation Dept. King’s Court Castle Thursday www.oriontownship.org thousand people will be attending! Exhibits 1:00-7:00PM will consist of green products and services, Upland Hills Olde World http://www.orion.lib.mi.us/t reliable education resources, organizations, Ecological Canterbury Village ownship/parksrec/speciale energy efficiency and conservation Awareness 2369 Joslyn Court vents/earthdayexpo.htm incentives, career opportunities, growing Center Lake Orion, MI 48360 resources, parks and trails, leisure, pantry Phone & E-Mail and healthy living, and so much more. Clinton River Watershed Lisa Sokol A "Green Team" comprised of business firstname.lastname@example.org representatives, property owners and non- & Many Others! 248-391-0304 (ext 134) profit organizations that offer incentives, products and services of green alternatives is currently being put together. If interested in becoming a vendor, please contact Lisa. City of Detroit City of Detroit Detroit, MI April 22, 2010 Website Join in and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day Event: Earth Day with an event featuring the Celebrating Rosedale Ronald Brown Thursday http://www.detroitk12.org/ad collaboration of Detroit Public Schools and Recycling in Our Recycles Academy 10:00AM- Finish min/academic_affairs/cd/msc Recycle Here! The event will highlight the Public Schools winning schools in the 2010 Schoolcycle Republic/Allied 11530 East Outer Dr. Phone program, the participants in the City of Recycle Here! Detroit, MI 48224 Detroit DPW curbside recycling project, the Alycia Meriweather DPS/AT&T/Recycle Here! Project Michigan 313-873-4519 Redirectory winners, the DPS Earth Day Environmental Poster contest winners, and the Green Council Twitter Teacher of the Year award. & Many Others! @DetroitMSC The event will conclude with a tree planting provided through the Greening of Detroit. Michigan Earth Tri Green Rochester, MI April 22-25, 2010 Website Showcasing leadership in green products, Day Festival services, business, government and non- Rochester DDA Downtown Rochester Thursday www.miearthday.com profit initiatives, the festival welcomes an 7:00-9:00PM anticipated audience of 100,000 people rd 3 and Water St. E-Mail interested in learning about earth-friendly Rochester, MI 48307 Friday and healthy living. The festival is quickly 12:00-11:00PM email@example.com becoming one of the premier Earth Day celebrations in the nation! Saturday 10:00-11:00PM The festival will offer over 200 green and Sunday wellness exhibits; kids corner arts and 10:00-5:00PM activities; organic food and drink; Connections Café community-building; stage and street entertainment; renewable energy equipment; home improvement and energy conservation; electric and hybrid vehicle displays; green home and garden products; contests and door prizes; presentations and films; gifts and art fair exhibits; farmers’ market; petting farm; free massage and wellness classes; and many more healthy and green living resources. Special highlights include a parade (Sat 10AM), 5K trail run (Sun 10AM), an evening hours party (Fri/Sat 7PM), and a Preview Party showcasing comedians and several dignitaries. All events at the festival are free and open to the public! URBANE Green The Greenbliss Detroit, MI April 22-23, 2010 Website Held in the oldest surviving neighborhood in Business Expo Group Detroit, URBANE’s Green Networking Event Historic Corktown: Thursday-Friday http://www.earthday.org/no is meant to establish business-to-business Goodness East of Trumbell 12:00-7:00PM de/9084 interaction and dialogue between businesses Gracious and consumers in Michigan. 1400 Porter St. Phone & E-Mail Detroit, MI The event will bring awareness to the public Bliss Cureton Jones of green innovation that Metropolitan Detroit firstname.lastname@example.org has to offer, and those attending will also 313-575-8614 recognize the importance of being loyal patrons to small businesses, local restaurants, farmers markets and community gardens, venues of entertainment and all educational institutions. Highlights include: development of green careers, construction of green homes, innovations in green energy, and living more sustainably. Better Health The Better Novi, MI April 22-24, 2010 Website TBA Store Earth Day Health Store Events Better Health Store Thursday-Saturday thebetterhealthstore.com 42875 Grand River Phone & E-Mail Novi, MI 48375 Ted Handelsman 248-735-8100 thandels@thebetterhealths tore.com Earth Day for a Healthy Monroe Monroe, MI April 24, 2010 Website Celebration highlights include: free Healthy Monroe Solid Waste refreshments and entertainment by singer Program/ Health Loranger Squre: Saturday www.co.monroe.mi.us/gover Joe Reilly; bubble making with the Bubble Department Downtown Monroe 10:00-2:00PM nment/departments_offices/p Lady; educational demonstrations about ublic_health/solid_waste_ma beekeeping; tours of Lake Erie Transit’s Sisters, Servants Washington & E. First nagement.html hybrid bus. The event also includes of Immaculate Monroe, MI 48161 environmentally themed displays and Heart of Mary Phone & E-mail activities on topics such as recycling, composting, energy efficiency, water quality DTE Energy Jamie Dean protection, alternative energy, green living, 734-240-7909 local green businesses, and climate change, Global Engine email@example.com amongst many others. Manufacturing Alliance Additionally, winners of the Earth Day writing contest will read their essays, and Neon Goldfish certifications will be presented to schools which received their Green School Consumers Energy designation. Earth Day Expo Rochester Hills Rochester, MI April 24, 2010 Phone & E-Mail Visit the Rochester Hills Public Library for Public Library Earth Day related films, activities and 500 Olde Towne Rd. Saturday Ellen Kieta displays for the expo! Rochester, MI 48307 Open-Close 248-650-7124 Novi Earth Day City of Novi Novi, MI April 24, 2010 Phone & E-Mail Celebrate Earth Day by giving back to the Celebration planet and lending a hand to clean up the ITC Community Saturday Wendy Duvall ITC Sports Park. Mulching, weeding, and Sports Park 9:00-11:00AM firstname.lastname@example.org litter pick-up will be just some of the activities 248-735-5616 taking place. All volunteers will receive a 51000 Eight Mile Rd. snack and beverage. Please register! Novi, MI 48375 th 8 Annual Voices for Earth Dearborn, MI April 25, 2010 Phone & E-Mail Celebrate Earth Day by joining the annual “Voices for Earth Justice retreat, which this year will place a focus on Justice” Earth U of M Dearborn Sunday Patty Gillis “Buddhism and the Environment” with guest Day Retreat UM Dearborn Environmental 1:00-4:00PM 248-351-9001 speaker Myung Ju Sunim, director for the Interpretive Center email@example.com Detroit Zen Center. Included in the event is an interfaith response panel, an organic and 4901 Evergreen Rd. vegetarian lunch, a nature walk, and an Dearborn, MI 48128 interfaith prayer service. th Please note registration is due by April 19 . World Migratory Hawk Woods Auburn Hills, MI May 8, 2010 Phone Hawk Woods Nature Center invites you to Bird Day Nature Center join with others in a celebration of Michigan Hawk Woods Saturday Mike Mansour birds, by participating in the 2010 World Nature Center 10:00s-2:00PM 248-370-9353 Migratory Bird Day. 3799 Bald Mountain Rd. Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Novi Arbor Day City of Novi Novi, MI May 1, 2010 Phone & E-Mail Give back to your community and the Celebration environment this Arbor Day by volunteering Lakeshore Park Saturday Wendy Duvall to plant and mulch trees! Volunteers will 10:00-11:00AM firstname.lastname@example.org receive information about tree care and be 601 S. Lake Dr. 248-735-5616 supplied with snacks, beverages, equipment Novi, MI 48375 and gloves- extra shovels are welcome!
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