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In this roundup of Maryland Earth Day celebrations, you'll find plenty of ways to show your love for Mother Earth, from stream cleanups to eco-friendly festivals. This year Earth Day is April 22, but events happen all month long.

Be sure to check out our list of Easter events & egg hunts and Spring fairs and festivals, too.

Always call ahead or check the event website before attending an event.

Maryland Earth Day Celebrations

Project Clean Stream - 2017
April 2. Help to remove trash from the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. Free. 9am-noon. Irvine Nature Center, Owings Mills. Explorenature.org

quiet waters festival

Patuxent River Cleanup - 2017
April 8. Volunteer to help remove debris from the Patuxent River. All ages. Free. 9am-noon. Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary, Lothian. Aacounty.org

Potomac River Watershed Cleanup - 2017
April 8. Help remove trash from the Potomac. Trash bags and gloves provided. Registration required. 10am-1pm. Accokeek Foundation at Piscataway Park, Accokeek. 301-283-2113, accokeekfoundation.org

Bowie Green Expo - 2017
April 8. Family event features puppet shows, information, green products and more. Free. 12-4pm. Kenhill Center, Bowie. bowiegreenexpo.org

Kids Club: Earth Day Dirt Cups - 2017
April 18. Children’s culinary workshop using all natural ingredients. Registration required. $5. 11-11:45am. Whole Foods Market, Annapolis. 410-573-1800, wholefoodsmarket.com/events?store=1994891

Earth Day Storytime - 2017
April 19. Songs and stories celebrating Earth Day. Each Family will take home a seedling to plant in their yard. Free. 6:30pm. Riviera Beach Library, Pasadena. 410-222-6285, aacpl.net/location/rivierabeach

Upcoming Events

Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Garden Fair & Plant Sale, Washington, D.C
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
A Raisin in the Sun, Washington D.C
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Glen Echo
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Johns Hopkins Spring Fair, Baltimore
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Marley Station Mall Carnival, Glen Burnie
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Muddy Creek Artist Guild’s Spring Art Show, Edgewater
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Pygmalion, Annapolis
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Sailboat Show, Annapolis
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, Timonium
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
The Play of Love, Washington D.C

Upcoming Events Inside Pages

Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Garden Fair & Plant Sale, Washington, D.C
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
A Raisin in the Sun, Washington D.C
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp, Glen Echo
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Johns Hopkins Spring Fair, Baltimore
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Marley Station Mall Carnival, Glen Burnie
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Muddy Creek Artist Guild’s Spring Art Show, Edgewater
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Pygmalion, Annapolis
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Sailboat Show, Annapolis
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, Timonium
Fri Apr 28, 2017 @12:00AM
The Play of Love, Washington D.C