April in Atlanta

April is setting up to be a really busy month in Atlanta for environmental and green events. With Earth Day on the 22nd and several festivals around town, there should be plenty to do. Here's a preview of what is coming up.

April 2 (Thursday)

6pm - 8pm - Beltline: Citywide Conversation on Transit and Trails, 634 West Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA

April 3 (Friday)

730am - 9am - Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable - The State of Georgia's Action on Water, 634 West Peachtree St., Atlanta, GA

April 4 (Saturday)

9am - 12pm - Trees Atlanta Planting, Location Varies Weekly
11am - 4pm - 4th Annual Urban Forestry Festival

April 11 (Saturday)

9am - 12pm - Trees Atlanta Planting, Location Varies Weekly

April 16 (Thursday)

530pm - 7pm - Andres Duany, Free Talk on Smart Growth Principles in Decatur

April 17 (Friday)

730am - 9am - Central Atlanta Progress/ADID Town Hall Meeting - The Ritz Carlton Atlanta
All Day - Georgia Tech Earth Day Celebration

April 17 - 19 (Fri-Sat)

Dogwood Festival at Piedmont Park

April 18 (Saturday)

City of Alpharetta Bulky Trash & Electronics Recycling Day - 1810 Hembree Rd, Alpharetta, GA
9am - 12pm - Trees Atlanta Planting, Location Varies
10am - 3pm - 7th Annual Earth Day Kids Fest - Chattahoochee Nature Center
8am - 5pm - Earth Day at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center

April 18 - 19 (Sat-Sun)

Sweetwater 420 Fest, Historic Candler Park. 1500 McLendon Ave., NE Atlanta, GA 30307

April 22 - Earth Day (Wednesday)
Planet Earth by DisneyNature is released in theaters.
7pm - 10pm, RSVP Required - EarthShare Georgia Party in the Sky,
Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. Atlantic Station 201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700, Atlanta, GA 30363

April 24 - National Arbor Day

8am - 10am, RSVP Required - Earth Share Georgia Leadership Breakfast, Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
April 24 (Friday, 7pm - 10pm) - 15th Annual Hoochie on the Coochie, Tophat Soccer Fields in Buckhead

April 25 (Saturday)

9am - 12pm - Trees Atlanta Planting, Location Varies
10am - 2pm - Glenwood Park Farmers' Market, Glenwood Park

April 25 - 26 (Sat-Sun)

38th Annual Inman Park Festival and Tour of Homes

Environmental History in April

April 3, 1934 - Jane Goodall was born in London, England

April 21, 1838 - John Muir was born in Dunbar, Ireland. John Muir founded the Sierra Club.

April 22, 1970 - First Earth Day is celebrated

 

If anyone has anything to add, shoot me a line and I'll post it on our happenings calendar and add it to this post.