Earth Day in NEPA

April 18, Earth Day Fair, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Students display research and projects. Local sustainable businesses participate in displaying and talking about sustainable products and services. DeNaples Center Patio, University of Scranton. 941-6267. 

April 20, Earth Day “Evening of Environmental Science,” 6-8 p.m. Earth Day Essay Contest Awards ceremony for grades 7-12, interactive science experiments and displays.  Loyola Science Center, University of Scranton. 941-6267. 

April 21, Earth Day Presentations, 3-4:30 p.m. Coordinated presentations from various disciplines. Loyola Science Center, University of Scranton. 941-6353.          

April 21-23, Hawley Earth Fest, species parade, environmental expo, entertainment, predator 5K run, arts and crafts, presentations, dinner specials. Downtown Hawley. www.hawleyearthfest.com

April 22, 20th Annual Earth Day Open House, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn about rain water recycling, beekeeping, growing healthy foods, live music and kids’ activities. Everything Natural, Clarks Summit. 586-9684.

April 22, Volunteer Work Day, 9 a.m. Trail, lawn and flower bed clean up. Free food, drinks and T-shirts provided to all volunteers. Salt Springs Park, Franklin Forks. 967-7275. 

April 22, Earth Day Celebration, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Lehigh River cleanup, live music, crafts, basket raffle, kids’ recycled craft area, face painting, workshops, rock climbing, bounce house, food. Downtown Jim Thorpe. 325-9281.

April 22, Monroe County Earth Day Celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Live music, speakers, exhibitors, workshops, give and take, tire amnesty, e-cycling, children’s activities and food. Northampton Community College, Tannersville.629-3061.

April 22, Spring Garden Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., gardening classes, demonstrations, door prizes, silent auction, refreshments and light lunch. United Methodist Church, Montrose. 278-1158.  

April 22, Vegan Buffet, 6-8 p.m. Sample vegan dishes in celebration of Hawley Earthfest. Cocoon Coffee House, Hawley. 226-6130.

April 22, Earth Day Celebration, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Recreational and educational activities, including a naturalist-led hike, yoga, natural dye making class and other presentations. Endless Mountains Nature Center, Tunkhannock. 836-3835.

April 22, Earth Day Student Art Show, 1-3 p.m. Over 300 paintings created using natural plant dyes displayed in a historical barn setting. Howland Preserve, Tunkhannock. 499-6952. 

April 22, Earth Day Celebration, 3 p.m. Connect with nature with meditative walks and plantings. Self Discovery Wellness Arts Center, Montrose. 278-9256

April 22-23, Earth Day Clean Up, 9 a.m., cleanup supplies will be provided, as well as lunch and dinner for volunteers. Along D & H Rail Trail, Susquehanna Co. 679-9300. 

April 23, Bridge the Gap, Bike the McDade Trail, 1-4 p.m. Equipment and transportation provided. Bring water and food. Maximum 25 people. Pocono Environmental Education Center, Dingmans Ferry. 828-2319. 

April 29, Earth Day Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hands-on learning stations, interpretive hikes, conservation exhibits, crafts, food, music and more. Pocono Environmental Education Center, Dingmans Ferry. 828-2319.