Earth Day 2010 Events in Metro Vancouver

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thursday is Earth Day and around the globe 6 million Canadians will join 500 million people in over 180 countries in eco-friendly activities and events. So far there’s plenty lined up for Vancouver and surrounding cities so here’s a quick rundown:

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  • Vancouver Aquarium – April 17 – 25, 2010
    Earth Week
  • Electronics Recycling Association – April 22, 2010
    Electronics Recycling & Donations ROUND-UP
  • BC Association of Magazine Publishers – April 22 -25, 2010
    Read Local, Buy Local: An Earth Day Celebration of BC Books and Magazines
  • Nightingale Eco Team – April 22, 2010
    Nightingale Eco Team Earth Day
  • UBC Health Safety – April 22, 2010
    UBC Foreshore Cleanup
  • Scrap Arts Music – April 22, 2010
    Scrap Arts Music celebrates Earth Day
  • Scott Valentine – April 22, 2010
    Green The New Black music promotion
  • The Land Conservancy of BC – April 22, 2010
    Wild Wonders – Selections from the International Wildlife Film Festival
  • Vancouver Earth Day – April 24, 2010
    Celebration at Everett Crowley Park
  • Liberation BC – April 24, 2010
    Free film screening: Meat the Truth (a documentary)
  • Outside Vancouver

  • Corporation of Delta – April 22, 2010
    Earth Day Open House
  • Richmond Centre – April 22, 2010
    Electronics Round-Up
  • Annmore – April 24, 2010
    Children´s Earth Festival

  • North Vancouver – April 24, 2010
    Earth Day at the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve
  • Burns Bog Conservation Society – April 25, 2010
    Pilgrimage to Burns Bog
  • There is also the Tech it Away event happening at three Vancouver schools all day long on April 22nd. Bring down your old electronics for free recycling and to support Eric Hamber Secondary, Sir Charles Tupper Secondary and Killarney Secondary who will each get a grant from Best Buy for their efforts.

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    1. Shawna R.Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 — 2:47pm PDT

      We’re holding an Earth Day event at the Labyrinth at St. Pauls.

      The labyrinth will be decorated in a natural style!

      Deep inside, even we city-dwellers know that our relationship to nature goes beyond peering out from behind the drapes to see whether it’s raining or not.

      We are thirsty for an opportunity to re-connect with nature, to recreate the relationship many of us had as children with the environment around us.

      The focus of our Earth Day Walk is awareness of the depth of our connection to the natural world, awareness of the ways in which it nourishes and comforts us, of the complexity and beauty with which it surrounds us.

      We often come to the Labyrinth looking for insight into what we need for healing. This is a chance to ask how we might heal our relationship with the natural world. How can we be more present to it? Can we be a part of its healing?

      Apr 22, 2010 7:00pm – 9:00pm
      St. Paul’s Labyrinth at Davie & Jervis.

    2. KateTuesday, April 20th, 2010 — 10:06pm PDT

      Check out what’s going on for Green Week at Science World –

      At 10am on Earth Day we are hosting a celebration of Metro Vancouver schools participation in our environmental action contest, BC Green Games along with launching the outdoor exhibition Cool Globes with representatives from the City of Vancouver.

    3. Take 5 CafeWednesday, April 21st, 2010 — 11:28am PDT

      If you’re out and about on Earth Day tomorrow, stop by any Take 5 Cafe locations with your travel mug to receive free drip coffee! Make sure to mention Facebook or Twitter.

      We’re promoting sustainability the most ‘sustainably’ we can – online!

      Find us on twitter @Take5CafeBC or on Facebook –

      Happy Earth Day!

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