iHeartCommunities Celebrates Earth Day 2021!


iHeartCommunities Celebrates Earth Day 2021!

Earth Day is this Thursday, April 22, 2021!

There are so many great ways to celebrate this special day and our planet.

Scroll down to check out some awesome events, both virtual and in-person, that you can participate in this week!

Virtual Earth Day Events

EarthDay.org Virtual Earth Day Live Event

This will be the second year in a row that EarthDay.org will broadcast a global event. The show begins at 12 PM Eastern Time.

This special stream will include workshops, panel discussions, and special performances.

Topics will include:

  • Climate and environmental literacy
  • Climate restoration technologies
  • Reforestation efforts
  • Regenerative agriculture
  • Equity and environmental justice
  • Citizen science
  • Cleanups, and more.

Visit EarthDay.org for more info!

Connecticut Science Center Virtual Event

In-Person Connecticut Events

Long Island Sound in New Haven CT

4/22/2021

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

475 Long Wharf Dr, New Haven, CT 06511

In person with social distancing and PPE

The team of Globele Energy LLC will spend Earth Day cleaning up litter and trash along the Sound of Sargent Drive. We are located off of Long Wharf and want to make a difference in our local community.

Organizer: Kristilee LaHaye

Phone: 203-645-6446

Green Up / Clean Up in Madison

4/24/2021, 8:00 am

Memorial Town Hall or Roberts Food Center

8 Meetinghouse Lane, Madison, CT, 06443

Teens in Action: Mystic Aquarium Cleanup

4/24/2021, 12PM

Calling all teens! Join Mystic Aquarium’s teen Youth Conservation Corps volunteers in a day at the beach! Generously funded by the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, this event provides teens the opportunity to learn about the impacts of marine debris and plastics on marine inhabitants and what young adults can do to protect the world’s oceans! Broken into two sessions for a safer experience, participants can choose the time that best works for their schedule to complete service hours while giving back during this Earth Day! Register here.

Here are some great tips for helping our planet: