Great ideas to get your weekend green on
Happening this great, green weekend: Earth Day at the Zoo! Tree planting! The Monkey Bunch!
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
“Party for the Planet” at the Toronto Zoo this weekend where guests like The Backyard Naturalists will be schooling on what you can do to save the planet, while zookeepers will give extra talks by the polar bear exhibit. Party on.
(Sat, April 20- Sun, April 21 Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Ave. 416.392.5929. $11-$20)
Earth Mudder Celebration – Celebrate Earth Day with the some of the greenest folks in the city. Hiking, planting, hands-on cooking, gardening, tree planting and DYI bike fixing workshops – all weekend at the Brickworks. Full list of events here.
(Sat, April 20- Sun, April 21, 10 am-4 p.m. Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. 416.596.7670. FREE)
Plant a native tree in the heart of downtown at the Alexandra Park Community Tree-Planting Festival, which will have games, food (of course!) and more. Bring a spade and gloves if you have them.
(Saturday, April 20, 10-4 p.m. Alexandra Park, SE corner of Bathurst and Dundas)
(Sun, April 21 at 2:30 p.m. Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. 416.908.2630. $10–$30)
MONDAY (EARTH DAY)
(Mon, April 22, 7 p.m. 9550 Pine Valley Drive, Woodbridge, 416.667.6295 – advance tickets required)