Earth Day is Sunday, April 22! We’ve pulled together a list of Earth Day celebrations in Contra Costa, happening Wednesday, April 18 through Friday, April 27.
If you see a next to an event listing, it means 511 Contra Costa staff will have a table at the event. Say hello, pick up some 511CC swag & get info on bonuses for trying an alternative (and environmentally friendly) commute.
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Earth Day Events
Wednesday, April 18
- Antioch: Los Medanos College – Nature preserve plant sale, live animals, clubs & prizes. Outdoor Quad – 2700 E Leland Rd, Pittsburg 10:00am-1pm
- Walnut Creek : Treat Towers Earth Day – 1255 Treat Blvd, Walnut Creek 11:30am-1pm
Thursday, April 19
- Pleasant Hill : Diablo Valley College Earth Day – Enjoy a free lunch from the DVC culinary department (Student Union lobby), live entertainment from the Drama & Music departments, and visit exhibits for your chance to win prizes. Commons @ DVC, 321 Golf Club Rd 10:30am-1:30pm
Saturday, April 21
- Martinez : John Muir Birthday–Earth Day Celebration – Free bike tune-ups from the Bay Area BikeMobile, meet “John Muir”, tour Muir’s 1882 Victorian home & orchards, enjoy live music and more. Free admission & free parking. John Muir National Historic Site 10am-4pm
- Antioch: Keep Antioch Beautiful Day – Citywide cleanup. Various locations. 8:30am-11am
- Clayton: Clayton Cleans Up – Community clean-up day; volunteers check in at Clayton City Hall. Various locations. 9am-12pm (Must complete registration form; for more info call the Pioneer at (925) 672-0500)
- Danville: Danville Earth Day Celebration – Free & fun activities for the entire family on the Town green. Danville Library, 400 Front Street 11am-1pm
- El Cerrito: El Cerrito Earth Day Celebration – A morning of volunteerism and work parties, followed by socializing at the Volunteer Appreciation Lunch. Various locations. 11am-3pm
- Orinda: Orinda Action Day – A day of community service by residents & friends. Volunteers check in at the Orinda Library Plaza (26 Orinda Way). 9am-12pm
Sunday, April 22
- Lafayette: Lafayette Earth Day Festival, Lafayette Library, 3491 Mt Diablo Blvd 11am-3pm
Tuesday, April 24
- Concord : Visit the Be the Change event on the CSUEB Concord campus to pick up some 511CC swag, meet some wild critters (courtesy of the Mt. Diablo Interpretive Association), learn about sustainability & more! Concord Campus Quad – 4700 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Concord 10am-2pm
- Walnut Creek : A day of ecologically oriented fun including a recycling contest! Main Courtyard, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center – Walnut Creek, 1425 S Main St
Monday, April 23 – Friday, April 27: Cal State East Bay Earth Week
- Concord & Other CSUEB Campuses: Earth Week is free & open to the public, with events including talks, tree planting days, free lunch (bring your own utensils), a scavenger hunt & more. Check the schedule for times & locations.