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Alexandria Earth Day
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Alexandria Earth Day 2015

Mark your calendar for Alexandria Earth Day 2015!

This year's celebration will be held at Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr., on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This year's theme is It's Your Turn to Lead. 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.

Food Vendors!

Alexandria Earth Day is pleased to have the following food trucks providing food and beverages for sale at this year’s event:

Leave Your Car at Home this Earth Day!
The public is encouraged to take public transit, walk or bike to the event!

DASH will be offering free rides for the Earth Day Event on DASH AT8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. Click on the pass below to print and present to the driver for your free ride! One pass per rider. For DASH route and schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit www.dashbus.com

DASH Bus Pass

Bicyclists may visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/localmotion/for the City's Bike Map, which features the City's best on-street and off-road bike ways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking. Additional parking will be available at the Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School, located at 435 Ferdinand Day Dr.



Award
The City of Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission and Alexandria Renew Enterprises will announce the winner of the Seventh Annual Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award at this year’s Alexandria Earth Day event on Saturday, April 25 at Ben Brenman Park.
Sponsors
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

Nearly 50 local businesses, City Departments and non-profit organizations will participate as exhibitors in this year’s event.  Exhibits will include a variety of educational displays, plants, games and even live animals!

Volunteers

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

Check out all the great events happening at Alexandria Earth Day and elsewhere around the City!

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 natasha.andersen@gmail.com.


1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4343
Fax: 703.838.6344
Email: Information

Office Hours
Monday-Friday
8 am - 5 pm

James B. Spengler
Director
703.746.5500
james.spengler@alexandriava.gov