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Originally published April 20, 2010 at 3:14 PM | Page modified April 21, 2010 at 10:26 PM

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Earth Day events

A list of events, April 22-25, marking Earth Day.

Local Earth Day events


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Earth Day Celebration

THU Sustainability fair, student art, bands and performers on the HUB lawn, presented by WashPIRG. The concert will be run off solar energy. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, University of Washington campus (206-543-9628).

Seattle Peace Chorus

THU-SUN The chorus celebrates the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with a concert titled "Peace to the Planet;" includes Fred West's environmental oratorio "Upon This Land." 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Bastyr University Chapel, 14500 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore; $13-$15 (206-264-5532 or www.seattlepeacechorus.org).

Earth Day Environmental Fair

FRI Guided beach and forest walks, exhibits, arts and crafts activities, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Saltwater State Park, 25208 Eighth Place S., Des Moines (253-661-4956).

Earth Day Event in the Arboretum

SAT SCA (Student Conservation Association), UW Botanic Gardens and Seattle Parks and Recreation event to remove invasive plants and improve trails, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle; preregistration required (206-324-4649 or www.thesca.org/events/sca-seattles-earth-day-project).

Pioneer Square Spring Clean

SAT Individuals and teams invited to help weed, plant and mulch median strips, pick up litter and remove graffiti, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Pioneer Square, 100 Yesler Way, Seattle (www.pioneersquare.org).

Arbor Day/Earth Day

SAT Help spruce up local parks, lunch provided, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Ron Regis Park, Renton; call to register (425-430-6600).

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Newcastle Goes Green

SAT Mini-seminars and exhibits on green products and services, kids' activities, recycling services, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Boeing Concert Band performs, 1-2:30 p.m.; trail walks, 2 p.m. Saturday, Lake Boren Park, Southeast 84th Avenue and Coal Creek Parkway Southeast, Newcastle (www.newcastleweedwarriors.org).

Earth Day, Federal Way

SAT Help pick up trash, remove invasive plants and other work at several park sites in Federal Way, bring gloves and gardening tools if you have them, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, call to register, or drop in, Saghalie Park, 33914 19th Ave. S.W., Federal Way (253-835-2652 or www.cityoffederalway.com/volunteer).

Greenway Earth Day

SAT Help remove invasive plants and improve trails at two sites, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Issaquah; preregister (425-812-0122 or mtsgreenway.org).

City of Snohomish Clean-Up Day

SAT Bring tools, free lunch available, 9 a.m. Saturday, Snohomish Boys & Girls Club, 402 Second St., Snohomish; (360-568-3115 or www.ci.snohomish.wa.us/CityEvents.htm).

Earth Day Recycling Event

SAT-SUN Free recycling of old TVs, computers, monitors, laptops and cellphones, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Metropolitan Market, 5250 40th N.E., Seattle, and Top Food Edmonds, 21900 Highway 99, Edmonds; free (425-239-4118 or www.e-wastes.com).

Rebearth: Earth Day Celebration

SUN With Panda Conspiracy, Aaron Daniels, Big High, Artis the Spoonman and others, 3 p.m. Sunday, Neumo's, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle; $10 (www.etix.com).

Earth Day Celebration

SUN Keynote speaker Joel Connelly, all-ages art project, Shed Band Rock Festival, resource information on green living, noon-5 p.m., noon Sunday, Bayview Corner, 5603 S. Bayview Road, Langley, Whidbey Island (360-321-4145).

Compiled by Madeline McKenzie

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