Today, April 22 is Earth Day. According to, the first Earth Day took place on April 22, 1970 and is sited as marking the beginning of the environmental movement.

How do you celebrate or mark Earth Day? That is entirely up to you. People have been known to pick up trash in their community, plant trees, build com-posters in their yard, plant gardens, switch to using cloth grocery bags as opposed to the plastic ones you get at the grocery check out.

There are towns, here in the Hudson Valley, that will be celebrating Earth Day on Saturday April 27, 2019. This year the weekend before Earth Day was Easter weekend, so communities moved their Earth Day celebrations to the weekend after, thus Saturday April 27.

The following events will be taking place to mark Earth Day

  • Hyde Park Earth Day at the Drive In
  • Nyack Earth Day at the Veterans Memorial Park
  • Hudson Highlands Museum, Cornwall-On-Hudson
  • New Paltz Earth Day, plus Run/Walk

Do you know of an Earth Day Event taking place on Saturday April 27, 2019? Please let us know about it and we will add it to our list.

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