It’s Earth Day!  You can take part by attending an Earth Day event your area.  Here are a few in the Sacramento and Sierra Foothills area.  These events benefit local organizations and offer fun, food and entertainment as well as opportunities to learn more about issues in your area and how you can help.

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Tahoe Truckee Earth Day 2011 – Saturday April 23

Held in the Village at Squaw Valley, this non-profit volunteer run event fun, has live music and entertainment,  as well as information on how to preserve and protect our local and global natural resources.  There will also be free e-waste collection where you can bring your electronic equipment to be properly recycled.

Sacramento Earth Day – Saturday April 23 12:30 – 5:30pm

The 5th annual Sacramento Earth Day celebration will be held in Southside Park.  Get ready for diverse vendors with practical information, information and services for saving money, living healthier, and protecting the environment.  There will also be great entertainment, activities and cuisine!  Don’t miss the chance to make YOUR sustainable connections at the ECOS.

Roseville Whole Foods Earth Day Celebration  – Saturday, April 23 11:00 – 3:00

Whole Foods Roseville is celebrating their first annual Earth Day event with an afternoon full of activities for kids and adults.  This eco-friendly information and store-wide sampling event is all about the environment.  Learn ways to help the planet (and your body) by eating organic, using green cleaners, reducing packaging, and much more.  In addition there will also be a toxic trade-in. Bring in a bottle of conventional cleaner and receive one bottle of 365 Everyday Value® earth-friendly cleaner.

Be a Weed Warrior with the American River Conservancy – Friday April 22 9am – 12pm

Volunteer to help ARC remove scotch broom, an invasive weed, from Henningsen-Lotus Park on the South Fork American River in Lotus.  You’ll need: gloves, water and a picnic lunch. Please contact Tyler Schade or call 530-621-1224 for details.

Cozmic Cafe Earth Day Extravaganza – Friday April 22 5:00pm

Cozmic Café’s 1st Annual Earth Day Extravaganza With Sol Bridge And Trout And Parrot! Join us earth day for a very special gathering of music and performance art! Proceeds raised will go to purchasing CSA shares from local organic farms for weekly deliveries to Upper Room Dining Hall!

While Earth Day only comes once a year,  you can do your part to celebrate Earth Day today and every day!