Ogden Nature Center’s EARTH DAY EVENT slated for APRIL 21

Ogden, UT – The Ogden Nature Center is holding its annual Earth Day Event on Saturday, April 21, from 11 am – 4 pm. There will be fun and engaging activities, puppets, a water-wise perennial plant sale, ephemeral land art, live performances, green gurus, environmental experts, arts, crafts, fresh food carts and trucks and more. All ages are invited.

When: Saturday, April 21 from 11 am – 4 pm
Where: Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street
Admission: $4 per person
Earth Day will be held rain or shine
Alternative transportation and carpooling is encouraged

Check it Out
• Earthen Art exhibit
• Earth Day poster exhibit / theme: The Life of the Monarch Butterfly
• Ogden Nature Center resident birds
• Green building and solar array tours

• Composting 1:00 & 3:15 pm
• Puppet making 1:30 pm
• End Plastic Pollution 1:45 pm
• Storytelling 12 noon & 2:30 pm

Fun Activities
• WSU Botany Club: head wreaths
• WSU sun scope
• Climbing wall: Cliffhanger Recreation
• Local Artisan Collective children’s activities
• Face painting
• Species Invaders
• Children’s Hour
• Nature crafts
• Trail Tales

Fresh Food
• Cupbop Food Truck
• Lucky Slice Pizza
• Suzy’s Scone Shop
• Grounds for Coffee
• Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
• Utah’s Pink Drink
• Pompeii Pastaz Food Truck
• El Sarten Food Truck

• Imagine Music
• Celtic Beat Irish Dancers
• Utah Puppet Association
• Live Animal Presentations

• Perennial / Water Wise Plant Sale: Willard Bay Gardens
• Usborne Books: book sale
• Earth In Art: pottery
• Winder Farms: home delivery
• Simply Eden: handmade goat milk body care products
• Local Artisan Collective: repurposed goods
• Creative Kids Reuse recycled parts kits

Green Gurus
• Bloom Recyclers
• Climate Change Lobby
• Greenwood Charter School
• HawkWatch International
• Junior League of Ogden / Oasis Garden
• New World Distillery
• Ogden Bicycle Collective• Ogden City Storm Water
• Ogden City Water Conservation
• Sunshine Family Farms
• USFS Ogden Ranger District: water trailer & Smokey the Bear
• Utah Population and Environment Council
• Velomobile
• Wasatch Audubon Society
• Weber Basin Water Conservancy District
• Weber County Library
• Weber Pathways
• Western Wildlife Conservancy
• Wild Aware Utah
• Wild Outsiders Club

Ogden City Arts
Elliott-Hall Company
Orbital ATK
Grounds for Coffee
Bloom Recyclers

Annual Birdhouse Exhibit
The Ogden Nature Center’s annual exhibit of birdhouses will be on display along birdhouse trail. Over 150 birdhouses will be on display. Some of the birdhouses are for sale, with all proceeds going to the creators/artists. This year’s new birdhouses will be on exhibit through the end of June.

Earth Day Art Poster Exhibit
Winners of the annual Earth Day Art Poster Contest will be recognized at a ceremony at 11 a.m.
Contestants and their families are invited.
Entries must be received by 4 pm, Saturday, April 7th. Late entries may not be judged.
No fee to enter.
Entries must be 9”x12” using the theme, “The Life of the Monarch Butterfly”
Please do not glue anything on to your project
Paper only please
Entries must include the following information on the back:
Name (first and last)
Grade (k-6 only)
Parent’s Phone
Project Title

Information, directions to the Ogden Nature Center and event details can be found online at www.ogdennaturecenter.org <http://www.ogdennaturecenter.org> or by calling 801-621-7595. The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St., Ogden.

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