This Week in Atlanta

Last week was a busy one with several Earth Day festivals and events going on throughout the area. This week brings more of the same. There has been a good amount of excitement surrounding Earth Day this year and we are hoping that that excitement carries on. Here's a preview of what is going on this week:

April 21 (Tuesday)

7pm - Beltline 101 Southeast

April 22 - Earth Day (Wednesday)

9am - 7pm - Atlanta Botanical Garden - Earth Day in the Garden ($)

11am - 4pm - Atlantic Station Earth Day Event

1140am - 1pm - Green Chamber of the South - Green Wednesday @ Pizza Fusion (Membership, Reservation Required)
7pm - 10pm - EarthShare Georgia - Earth Day Party in the Sky ($, Reservation Required)
7pm - 9pm Earth Day Benefit Yoga Class at Yoga Samadhi ($)
Planet Earth from Disney Opens in Theaters

April 23 (Thursday)

630pm - 830pm - Beltline Public Workshop - Southwest Study Group

April 24 (Friday)

National Arbor Day

8am - 10am - EarthShare Georgia - Leadership Breakfast ($, Reservation Required)

7pm - 1130pm - Georgia Conservancy's 15th Annual Hoochie on the Coochie ($, Reservation Required)

April 25 (Saturday)

8am - 1230pm - Alpharetta Farmer's Market

9am - 12pm - Trees Atlanta Planting

10am - 3pm - Chattahoochee Nature Center - Chattachoochee River Rafting Trip ($, Reservation Required)

10am - 3pm - Fayette County Earth Day Festival

10am - 2pm - Glenwood Park Farmer's Market

11am - 830pm - 38th Annual Inman Park Festival

230pm - 530pm - Oakhurst Gardens Chicks in the City Tour ($, Reservation Required)

April 26 (Sunday)

1pm - 4pm - Atlanta Bicycle Coalition - Earth Day Beltline Bike Tour

11am - 7pm - 38th Annual Inman Park Festival

12pm - 4pm - Glenwood Park Farmer's Market


This Week in Environmental History

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

April 22, 1970 - First Earth Day is celebrated

April 26, 1986 - Chernobyl Nuclear Reactor Meltdown