Waco Downtown Farmers Market
Saturday Mornings, 9am to 1pm, in front of the McLennan County Courthouse
Support our local farmers and artisans by buying locally grown and produced goods. Also be sure to check out the new Wednesday evening Bridge Street Farmers Market in East Waco from 5-8pm.
Waco Friends of the Climate will host the FREE distribution of 500 cedar elm seedlings (carbon sinks) at the Downtown Farmers Market, Earth Day, April 22, from 9am until 1pm, or until all trees are given away. Trees are important carbon sinks that address the climate emergency, and also mitigate the urban heat island effect, improve biodiversity, help clean the air, lessen erosion, and provide shade.
Presentation on COP27 Climate Summit
APR 13, 4:30pm, at MCC in room MAC 111
This was rescheduled from March. The Climate Action Student Association at MCC will present a powerpoint presentation by Alan Northcutt, MD, on his trip to the COP27 Climate Summit in Sharm El-Sheikh.
April Discovery Activity: Earth Day Bottle Planter
APR 13-16, During open hours at Urban REAP
Come celebrate Earth Day with us at Urban REAP! For our April Discovery Activity, come make a bottle planter to grow your own plants! We will provide the seeds, soil, supplies and space, so come out with your friends and family for this free activity.
Sustainable Resource Practices Advisory Board Meeting
APR 20, 3pm, Startup Waco
The general public is welcome to attend this monthly meeting of the citizen board that makes policy recommendations to the Waco City Council. Consider becoming a member of the board (there's currently one position open to represent District 2).
Party for the Planet Zoo Scavenger Hunt
APR 22, 9am - 2pm, Cameron Park Zoo
Come to Cameron Park Zoo to celebrate Earth Day with a scavenger hunt and meet a variety of vendors helping make Waco a greener community. The event is free with admission.
The Care for Waco Carnival
Community Celebration of Earth Day
APR 22, Noon - 4pm, Doris Miller Community Center outdoor space at 1020 Elm in East Waco
This free, family-friendly event will feature food, games, arts and crafts, yoga instruction, face painting and more. Attendees will also be able to check out the many educational booths showcasing topics on composting, gardening, electric vehicles, water conservation, recycling and other sustainable matters.