City to Host Annual Earth Day

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The City of Alexandria will host the 16th Annual Alexandria Earth Day and Arbor Day celebration at Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr., on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This years theme, Take the Green Route, will focus on showing citizens the benefits of leaving the car at home and walking, cycling or using public transportation. The Alexandria Earth Day Committee has committed to making this celebration a zero-waste and carbon neutral event.

The event features city agencies and organizations dedicated to protecting public health and the environment. Exhibitors will provide environmental educational activities for families and a vehicle display featuring alternative fuel and public transportation.

Additional activities include an environmental nature walk, the annual tree sale, live music, an Arbor Day tree planting, a performance by the Blue Sky Puppets, a bicycle carousel and a green home expo.

Admission is free, and food and beverages will be available for sale. For additional information, visit www.alexearthday.org.

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