Get involved this Earth Day in Palm Beach County


Earth Day is every year on April 22. The intention is to raise awareness about the planet we live in. Sure, some people are hesitant to believe in things such as global warming, pollution and endangered species. But others are convinced humans are to blame. 

Regardless of your beliefs, Earth is our home and if we don’t take care of it, who will? Here’s a list of Earth Day activities around Palm Beach County so you can get involved and learn more about the blue planet. 

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Where: South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, 4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach

When: Saturday, Apr. 22, 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Contact: (561) 832-1988

Info: Get the deets here.


Party for the Planet will be filled with educational, engaging and fun activities for the entire family.Eco-friendly crafts and animal encounters. Music and face-painting. Activities are free with Zoo admission.

Where: Palm Beach Zoo & Conservatory Society1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach

When: Saturday, Apr. 22, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Contact: (561) 547-9453

Info: Get the deets here.


Where: Several locations throughout Palm Beach County. For the full list and details, click here and scroll down.

  • To volunteer, fill out, scan and email the Registration Form to the Volunteer Coordinator, or print and bring with you the day of your project.

When: All clean-up opportunities start at 8:00 a.m. for ages 12 and up. Free to volunteer, but must register. 

Info: Get the deets here.


Everyone will be there: FWC, Palm Beach Zoo, Audubon, Beekeepers, FL Trails, Pack N Paddle and others. There will be three presentations, a BBQ, and arts and craft activities.

Where: Friends of Okeeheelee Nature Center7715 Forest Hill Blvd, West Palm Beach

When: Saturday, Apr. 22,  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact: (561) 233-1400

Info: Get the deets here.


Join us for an Earth Day Fashion Show, Presented by Fashion for Humanity, the Earth Day Fashion Show benefits the Surfrider Foundation! Entertainment starts around 7:00 p.m., and the fashion show begins around 9:00 p.m.

Where: Honey16 E Atlantic Ave, Delray Beach

When: Saturday, Apr. 22, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. 

Contact: (561) 270-7187

Info: Get the deets here.


Attendees can look forward to fun, educational and interactive activities related to recycling, renewable energy, gardening and green technology.

Where: Old School Square Pavilion, 51 N Swinton Ave, Delray Beach

When: Saturday, Apr. 22, 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Contact: (561) 243-7922

Info: Get the deets here.


Re-connect your body, mind and breath at this Earth Day event. “After flowing in the rhythm of our planet we will take a cleansing swim in the arm of Mother Ocean,” says the Facebook event listing.

Where: Breathe Salt & Yoga, 287 E Indiantown Rd, Jupiter

When: Saturday, Apr. 22, 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Contact: (561) 972-6514

Info: Get the deets here.


Demonstrate your individual responsibility by taking part in this annual effort to make Palm Beach County a more enjoyable place to live, work, play and dive!” Jupiter Dive Center will offer a $55 Clean up Dive on Saturday, April 22, 2016. Lunch will be included and served from 12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m..

Where:  Jupiter Dive Center,  1001 North Hwy A1A Alternate, Jupiter

When: Saturday, Apr. 22,  11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Contact: (561) 745-7807

Info: Get the deets here.


Where: Buddha Lounge, 1405 N Federal Hwy, Delray Beach

When: Saturday at 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Contact: Keith 561-703-1236 or Kelly at 704-756-9245

Info: Get the deets here.



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