Alexandria Earth Day 2016
Mark your calendar for Alexandria Earth Day 2016!
This year's celebration will be held at Lenny Harris Memorial Fields at Braddock Park, 1005 Mt. Vernon Ave., on Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This year's theme is Choose to Reuse - Your Choices Matter. The event will include educational exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages!
This year's event will also feature the Upcycling Showcase, where students will showcase their creative interpretation of Earth day through literature, fashion, visual arts and performing arts.
The Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission and
Alexandria Renew Enterprises are seeking nominees for the 2016 Eighth Annual
Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award to honor and recognize
Alexandrians who demonstrate a commitment to protecting the natural environment
and keeping the City green.
The success of Alexandria Earth Day largely depends on charitable contributions from businesses and individuals in our community! To become a sponsor, please complete the Sponsorship Form and return as directed.
Exhibitors Wanted! Exhibitors include City Departments, business and non-profit
organizations and include a variety of educational
displays, plants, games and even live animals!
Take a look at the list
of opportunities listed and once you have chosen an activity, click here to connect
to the Volunteer Alexandria Website type in “Earth Day” to complete a Volunteer
Application for the shift you prefer. Final assignments and instructions will
be sent via email in mid-April.
Visit us in early 2016 to check out all the great events happening at Alexandria Earth Day and elsewhere around the City!
Photos from Alexandria Earth Day events and activities.
For general inquiries on Alexandria Earth Day, or to help sponsor the event, please contact Natasha Andersen, Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.