is coming up again, and Fresno, CA
, is celebrating the annual day of environmental awareness, which falls on Tuesday, April 22 this year, with different events throughout the month of April.
Friday, April 4: Earth Day at Maple MallFresno State University
will be celebrating Earth Day at Maple Mall
(North Maple Avenue between East San Ramon and East Keats avenues), a large, grassy area making up the spine of the campus, with a variety of exhibitions. Focusing on environmental education, this event will hold attractions for children along with community organizations, vendors, food trucks and music. This event is presented by the Fresno State Sustainability Project
and Student Ambassadors for Sustainability. The celebration runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 12: Breakfast with Animals at Chaffee Zoo
Fresno’s Chaffee Zoo (894 W. Belmont Ave.) will be holding Breakfast with the Animals. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and will include items such as pancakes, sausages, coffee, milk, juice and more. During this time there will also be the Winged Wonders Bird Show, animal presentations and live entertainment. After breakfast is served, the zoo will be hosting a Party for the Planet and Great EGGspectations, spring-themed animal enrichment programs that keep the animals active. More information can be found on the zoo’s website
Saturday, April 19: Kerman Earth Day and Eggstravaganza
Within Fresno County, the city of Kerman’s Lions Park (744 Park Ave.) is hosting its second annual Kerman Earth Day and Eggstravaganza
. The theme this year is water conservation, and attendees can bring plastic water bottles to recycle and learn about recycling by participating in an Easter egg hunt and community litter pick-up. Other outdoor activities will be taking place, and Girl Scout attendees can earn “fun patches.” The event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon.