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Celebrate Earth Day in OKC

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As spring blooms and winter wanes, we are acutely aware of the beauty and delicate balance of the natural world around us. April 22 is Earth Day, a day dedicated to helping protect and restore our planet. Here are some eco-friendly activities your family can enjoy at home and in the community!

[Editor’s Note: This list was last updated on April 10, 2023. If you know of an event or activity happening in the OKC metro, please email the information to calendar@metrofmailymagazine.com.]


FREE Great Outdoors Day with OHOF@Home (online). Embark on a virtual field trip to several Oklahoma preserves, including the J.T. Nickel Preserve named after Oklahoma Hall of Famer John T. Nickel, with The Nature Conservancy. Then, continue the fun with a movie and story time recommendation as well as crafts and a s’mores recipe.

OKC Beautiful LitterBlitz (various locations). Gather a team and head to a nearby park or green space to collect litter. OKC Beautiful will provide trash bags and gloves for the cleanup. Preregister.

Apr. 22

FREE OKC Beautiful Earth Fest at Scissortail Park (300 SW 7th St) features a celebration of our planet with classes, a vendor market, giveaways, kids’ activities and more. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

FREE Earth Day Cleanup at Lake Thunderbird State Park (13101 Alameda Dr, Norman) features a morning of cleanup, then an afternoon reconnecting with nature. There will also be an Earth vs Pollution discussion and sensory bin teaching about healthy waterways. 9:30-noon.

FREE Midwest City Earth Day Festival at Joe B. Barnes Regional Park (8700 E Reno Ave, Midwest City) features family-friendly games, activities and food trucks.

Earth Day Walkups at Myriad Gardens (301 W Reno Ave). Get creative while making wildflower seed balls and learning about responsible recycling. Free to attend; donations welcome. 2-3 p.m.

April 21-22

Tulsa Earth Day Celebration in the Tulsa Arts District features art shows, live music, educational videos, nationally prominent environmental speakers and more. All ages are invited to learn more about how to reduce, reuse and recycle during the Tulsa Earth Day Celebration festivities.

Apr. 23

FREE Earth Day Festivalat Andrews Park in Norman (201 W Daws St, Norman). Features family fun activities teaching the importance of protecting our earth, including hands-on art projects, musical entertainment and more. Noon – 5 p.m.


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