How Long Beach Celebrated Earth Week 2011!

In honor of the 41st anniversary of Earth Day, the City of Long Beach turned 2011 Earth Day celebration into a week of events, designed to highlight the City's innovative green programs. The Long Beach community was invited to participate in 2011 Earth Week events and take individual actions to make every day Earth Day.

Bike Local, Dine Local on Earth Day, April 22nd!
All Day Discounts for Cyclists

Watch green programming 8:00am and 3:30pm during Earth Week on LBTV3
April 17 -Green Building & Neighborhoods Programs
April 18 -Transportation Programs in Long Beach
April 19 -Green Economy & Lifestyle Programs
April 20 -Waste Reduction Programs in Long Beach
April 21 -Urban Nature Programs in Long Beach
April 22 -Energy Programs in Long Beach
April 23 -Water Programs in Long Beach

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Earth Week Calendar of Events)

Additional Earth Week Events:
Composting and Vermicompost Free Workshop
Saturday - April 16, 2011
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Environmental Services Bureau (2929 E. Willow st)
Call to Enroll 562.570.4694 , or e-mail
Visit the Environmental Services Bureau website for more information
What the Heck is a "Green Collar" Job? Free Workshop
Wednesday - April 20, 2011
11:00am - 1:00pm
Long Beach City College (Liberal Arts Campus - Student Center Building E)
RSVP to 562.938.5555 or e-mail
Long Beach City College Horticulture Club Open House & Plant Sale!
Wednesday April 20 through Saturday April 23, 2011
9:00am - 6:00pm
Horticulture Gardens Pacific Coast Campus (1305 E. PCH)
Call 562.938.3092 for more information
Earth Day Celebration at Long Beach City Hall
Friday - April 22, 2011
11:00am - 2:00pm
Long Beach City Hall Plaza (333 West Ocean Blvd)
"Come to City Hall to celebrate the 41st Annual Earth Day!
The City of Long Beach will be showcasing green initiatives
and environmental programs with free giveaways and
noon-time programming at the City Hall Plaza."
Contact for more information
Bike Local, Dine Local on Earth Day!
Friday - April 22, 2011
Get on your bike and ride to any of the bike-friendly Long Beach
eateries listed below to enjoy Earth Day discounts for bicyclists
ALL DAY. To enjoy a discount, just mention the promotion and
present your helmet at the time of purchase, and they'll know what to do!
Visit Event Page for more information

Long Beach Earth Week Articles:
Earth Events, City Beat Long Beach Magazine
Celebrate Earth Day at City Hall, Everything Long Beach
Earth Day Festivities Planned at Long Beach City Hall, Long Beach Post

If you have additional Earth Week events, please submit the information to Tiffany Chen, Sustainability Assistant