2011 Earth Day Events in LA

Find out what to do and where to celebrate Earth Day in Los Angeles.

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Alex Matthews
Original Farmers Market: Picnic for the Planet
@ The Original Farmers Market | 11 a.m. | April 22
Stop by the Conservancy's booth for tips on eating smart, and get your free reusable shopping bag. Show your bag to participating vendors for Earth Day specials.
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Food For Thought: King Corn Screening & Kogi Truck
@ Orange County Great Park | 6:30 p.m. | Free Screening | April 21
Pack a picnic or buy dinner from Kogi food truck. Bring blankets and beach chairs to watch this Earth Day worthy outdoor screening of King Corn.
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Cal State: Electronics Recycling Collection Event
@ Cal State Dominguez Hills | 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Free | April 23
This electronics recycling event invites the community to bring in old electronics for recycling. Nothing ever goes into a landfill, so go nutts and bring anything you got.
Earth Day Car Free Day
@ 3700 Wilshire Blvd | 6 p.m. | Free | April 22
nEnjoy a free screening of the director's cut of Avatar on a 35 foot outdoor movie screen. Bring your old TV, computer, monitors & other electronics to be recycled.
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Celebrate Earth Day with Whole Foods Market
@ Plaza El Segundo | 7 a.m. -7 p.m. | April 22
Celebrate Earth Day with music, art showcase, wine tasting, giveaways, paintings, recycled jewelry, echo related performances and more.
Earth Night 2011: LA Green Drinks
@ 8126 Beverly Blvd. | 7 - 10 p.m. | $15 | April 21
Enjoy this Earth's Eve for a night of networking and music by solar powered DJ Ref. Enjoy delectable bites, raffle prizes and of course, plenty of Green Drinks.
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Heal the Bay - Beach Clean-Up
n@ Lifeguard Tower 18 at Santa Monica Beach | 12:30 p.m. | Free | April 22
Join Santa Monica College, the EcoAction Club and other Sustainable Crew participants as you pick up and sort trash and help keep the ocean clean.
@ Kinecta Federal Credit Union | 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. | April 23
Bring up to five boxes of confidential or unwanted papers and get them shredded for free. Shredfest will also be collecting old electronics for offsite disposal.
Sustainable Living in the West
@ Autry National Center | 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. | $7 - $11 | May 1
Enjoy music, entertainment, presentations, Earth-friendly food, films and more at this outdoor festival designed to inspire simple changes for a healthier planet.
The G2 Gallery's Eco Runway for Earth Day
@ The G2 Gallery | 6:30 - 9 p.m. | $5 | April 22
Join this runway show featuring the eco-conscious active wear, chemical free makeup, handmade crystal jewelry, tasty treats by Chipotle and more.

Earth Week Santa Monica College
@ Santa Monica College | April 18 - 22
An entire week of Earth Day events featuring a carpool program launch, lectures, free food, music, eco prizes, Eco-Hero Awards, beach cleanup and more...

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Ballona Earth Day Celebration 2011
@ 303 Culver Blvd | 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | April 23
nJoin Ballona Creek Renaissance and Friends of Ballona Wetlands for a habitat restoration and creek cleanup. There will be a raffle with prizes.
Topanga Earth Day Celebration
@ Topanga Fair Grounds | 10 a.m. - Sunset | $12 donation | April 22-24
This three-day cultural gathering is packed full with musical performances, workshops, art galleries, health food, wine, drinks and special service projects.
Los Angeles EarthFest Expon
@ Kenneth Hahn Park | 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Free | April 23
nEnjoy eco activities including environmental workshops, lectures and films, exercise demonstrations and nutrition discussions, free mammograms & more...
Earth Day on the Promenade
@ 3rd Street Promenade | 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. | Free | April 17
This day long festival will fill three blocks with over 60 fascinating eco-exhibits, food, live music, animals, entertainment and more.
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Earth Day Whale Fest
@ Leo Carrillo State Park | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. | Free | April 17
Features live entertainment, informational booths, whale-watching stations, arts and crafts, food and refreshments. Bring beach chairs, binoculars & plenty of sunscreen.
Ventura Earth Day Eco Fest 2011
@ Seaside Promenade Park in Ventura | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | April 16
Learn about protecting the earth and enjoy great music, free yoga classes, gymnastics demonstrations, recycled art workshops, scavenger hunt and more...
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April 16: The Restoration & Cleanup Program
nSign up and join special teams to clean local CalParks. Workers at the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook will be replacing non-native plants with ceonothus, hummingbird sage, white sage, and California fuchsia. Other projects include planting trees at Chino Hills State Park and removing graffiti from Malibu Lagoon State Beach. Here is a map of all the Cali parks that have service projects to sign up for.
Descanso Celebrates Earth Day
@ Descanso Gardens | 11 a.m. - 2 p. m. | Free | April 16
Enjoy a day filled with educational activities, puppet shows, book signing, local artists exhibits, solar presentations, music and entertainment for all ages.
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