Earth Day 2021 Occasions And Gifts In South Florida

 Earth Day is this Thursday, April 22, and the accentuation as consistently is on ensuring The compelling force of nature, in South Florida and all throughout the planet. 

The yearly occasion is seen by numerous individuals as a day to take in the significance of clean water and clean air. 

This year, security rules and conventions will be rigorously seen at numerous exercises all through South Florida celebrating Earth Day. In this way, try to bring your face covers and keep your social distance. 

Here are a few Earth Day occasions arranged face to face and online for your happiness:

Zoo Miami’s “Party For The Planet”

From April 17 – May 2, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., take a trip to Zoo Miami for a mobile in-park scavenger hunt that takes guests through three educational missions to save our planet from environmental threats.

Earth Day At The Frost Museum

There are events for all ages including its Virtual Live event in partnership with The Everglades Foundation. From 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on April 22, explore how Everglades restoration fights climate change. The Virtual LIVE @Frost Science speaker series will be livestreamed via the museum’s Facebook

and YouTube pages. All Earth Day 2021 programming is free with paid museum admission.

SLS South Beach Canal Cleanup

ActsOfGreenLocals and guests can meet at Clear View Kayak launch at Collins and 23rd to take part in a canal clean up in Miami Beach. Kayaks, paddleboards, garbage bags, and gloves will all be provided. After the clean-up, attendees can enjoy a cocktail and relax on beach loungers at SLS South Beach. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to noon on April 22nd. Tickets cost $20 per person and 100% of the proceeds will support all partners with supplies to continue the fight against pollution in Miami’s backyard.

Photo & Video Submissions: From April 19 – April 25, celebrate Earth Day virtually by posting photos or videos of your daily activities having to do with nature using the hashtag, #ActsOfGreen on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Acts of Green can be any actions taken to benefit our planet. Share on social media and help spread the word.

Earth Day Beach Cleanup At Crandon Park

On April 22, Swing by Key Biscayne’s beloved and popular park, Crandon Park and volunteer in cleaning it up. The beach cleanup event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Earth Day 5K Virtual Run/Walk:

From April 22 – May 8, volunteers can walk or run toward their health goals in the Earth Day 5K Virtual Run/Walk, a two-week virtual event benefiting the United Way of Miami-Dade. The first 100 registrants will receive a t-shirt and medal.

Baynanza is a celebration of Biscayne Bay and its significance as one of our most important ecological systems is South Florida.  As with many other events, last year’s Baynanza was cancelled due to COVID-19.  This year, there won’t be a huge annual cleanup but there are smaller events taking place throughout the year. If you or your group would like to plan small cleanup events, we would like to support your activity by providing you with the supplies, including Baynanza T-shirts and tote bags. Complete this form for more information.

Miami-Dade County Parks:

Celebrate Earth Day at your local park! Simply go on the Parks calendar and select the ‘Month’ tab to view all the events taking place at your local Miami-Dade County park in April.

Allapattah Earth Day Clean-Up:

Get together with some amazing organizations to clean up an area in Allapattah that needs our help. Join the team at “Smart Bites To Go” located at 791 Northwest 20th Street on Thursday, April 22 starting at at 5 p.m. to help clean up the neighborhood. Register online or at the event. Event organizers will provide bags and gloves.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden Earth Day Celebration:

Stop by the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, located at 2000 Convention Center Dr., on Thursday April 22 starting at 5:30 p.m. to participate in their family-friendly donation-based event. The event includes a vinyasa class, free Pollinator plant giveaway, environmental marketplace of local non profits and eco products, a film screening at 7:30 p.m. of the environmental film The Biggest Little Farm, (bring a blanket), and chef Allen Susser’s Slowfish fish taco stand.

Earth Day Drive-In:

Celebrate Earth Day on Thursday with a free drive-In showing of “The Lorax” at Dezerland Park Miami located at 14401 NE 19th Avenue, North Miami.  Gates are scheduled to open at 4 p.m. and the film will start at 5:30 p.m. Food trucks will be available. All COVID-19 Safety protocols will be enforced