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Chippewa Valley Earth Day Events – April 22, 2017

Check out some great Chippewa Valley events celebrating Earth Day – April 22, 2017. See our full events calendar for more! 

Earth Day Service Event: Ice Age Trail Clean Sweep

Saturday, April 22 • 9am
Ice Age Trail Crossing on Deer Fly Trail

Get outside, enjoy the Ice Age Trail, and contribute your effort to removing branches and debris from the trail and get it ready for spring users. Bring work gloves and water resistant work boots, and prepare for ticks (long pants tucked inside socks). Bring water and a snack or lunch. Stay the morning, or until early afternoon.

Earth Day Event: Computers, Electronics, and Appliances Recycling Day

Saturday, April 22 • 9am-1pm
First Choice Computer Recycling 

Recycle computers and most electronics for free. All appliances, TVs, and CRT tube monitors will have reduce prices. First Choice offers free or reduced rates through the week of Apr. 17-21.

The Amazing Eau Claire Cleanup

Saturday April 22 • 9am-noon
City of Eau Claire Parks and Trails

The Amazing Eau Claire Clean-Up The Eau Claire Parks, Recreation, & Forestry Department is organizing the “Amazing Eau Claire Clean-Up” for Saturday, April 22, 2017. This event sends volunteers to locations throughout the city including community parks, neighborhood playgrounds, picnic areas, and recreational trails, where they clean the areas and prepare flowerbeds. Following the clean up, volunteers are invited to Boyd Park for food and prizes. The Amazing Eau Claire Clean-up is a great opportunity for people to work together and make a difference in our community. For more information contact the Parks Maintenance Office at 715-839-5039.

Menomonie Market Earth Day Event

Saturday, April 22 • 11am-2pm
Menomonie Market Food Co-op

Celebrate Earth Day at Menomonie Market. Learn about their new recycling program and how you can reduce, reuse, and recycle more. Save 20% off their entire bulk department all day. Seed planting for the kids and free samples throughout the store.

Scheels Outdoor Expo

Saturday, April 22 • noon-6pm
Sunday, April 23 • 11am-5pm
Scheels All Sports

Check out the latest and greatest in camping, watersports, fishing, yard games, kayaks and stand up paddle boards, GPS, fitness trackers and much more! Enjoy food samples made by our in-house Chef, Ron Peters hot off the Traeger Grills and Bradley Smokers . Bring the kids to play basketball, Kubb, and fish.

Seed Bombs

Every Day until April 23 • 3:30-4pm
Children's Museum of Eau Claire

Using tissue, soil and seeds, squish, squeeze and place our bomb in a cup to dry. Then, as Spring warms into Summer, kids can tear away the cup, place the bomb in a small hole in the ground, cover it with soil and wait for it to sprout.


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