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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.

8th Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award
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.
Alexandria Earth Day Exhibitors

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.

Events & Activities

Visit us in early 2016 to check out all the great events happening at Alexandria Earth Day and elsewhere around the City!

Earth Day Photo Gallery
Photos from Alexandria Earth Day events and activities.
Contact Us
For general inquiries on Alexandria Earth Day, or to help sponsor the event, please contact Natasha Andersen, Committee Chair at