Alexandria Earth Day

Page updated on Mar 21, 2017 at 2:34 PM
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Mark your calendar for Alexandria Earth Day 2017!

This year's celebration will be held at Lenny Harris Memorial Fields at Braddock Park, 1005 Mt. Vernon Ave., on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This year's theme is Clean Water Starts with YOU! The event will include educational exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages!

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The Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission and Alexandria Renew Enterprises are seeking nominees for the 2017 Ninth 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 winner will be announced at this year’s Alexandria Earth Day event on Saturday, April 29. 


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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.


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Apply to be an exhibitor during the 2017 Earth Day celebration. Exhibitors can include but are not limited to: City Departments, business and non-profit organizations. many include a variety of educational displays, plants, games and even live animals!


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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.


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Youth and family activities for 2017 Earth Day celeration


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Photos from Alexandria Earth Day events and activities.


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For general inquiries on Alexandria Earth Day, or to help sponsor the event, please contact Natasha Andersen, Committee Chair at natasha.andersen@gmail.com.



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