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POSTPONED: 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration | Berkeley

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Saturday, April 18, 2020 - All Day | Cost: FREE*
*General Admission: FREE, Kids Zone: FREE

Martin Luther King Jr, Civic Center Park | 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, California 94704


UPDATE: Due to COVID-19 concerns, this event has been postponed.

Join on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at MLK Jr. Civic Plaza next to the Berkeley Farmers’ Market and celebrate this 50th Anniversary Earth Day Celebration.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Annie Leonard, Greenpeace
  • Martin Bourque, Ecology Center
  • Andres Soto, Communities for a Better Environment
  • Hannah Estrada, Youth vs. the Apocalypse

With Performances By:

  • Jennifer Johns, Vocalist/Songwriter
  • Rupa & the April Fishes
  • Jessica Jane Robinson Resilience Birthright
    &Featuring Giant Puppets Save the Earth

Hosted by: Ecology Center Youth Environmental Academy

There will be Free yoga community yoga class at 10 am by Corepower Yoga Shattuck with $20 Suggested Donation.

All proceeds go to the Ecology Center Youth Development Program YEA

Participating local organizations include: Greenpeace USA, BioFuel Oasis, East Bay Community Energy, Sierra Club, Hip Hop for Change, Indigenous Permaculture, Zero Waste Youth USA, Youth vs. the Apocalypse, KPFA, StopWaste, Rising Sun Center for Opportunity, Habitot Museum.

Family Activities:

  • Solar Photo Booth
  • Smoothie Bike

Learning and Activities Hosted By:

  • Habitot Museum, Hip Hop for Change, and LEAF Electric Vehicle

Kids’ Patch:

  • Petting Zoo
  • Face Painting
  • Organic Bubbles
  • Storytime
  • Music by Mariella

Artisans:

Enjoy browsing the wares of local artisans

  • Beer – Wine Food Trucks
  • Wachira Winery
  • Denovo Wines
  • Food Demos & Sampling – Locally sourced and organic
  • Featured Food From Our Farmers Markets Vendors:
    Cafe Zambala – Desta Ethiopian – La Oaxaquena -ANDY & CINDY’S THAI GOOD – Tony’s Kettle Corn & Crepes -Daniel’s Caribbean Kitchen – Big Little Bowl Soups, Himalayan, Ethiopian, Sambusas, Tamales, Tacos, Pupusas, Quesadillas, Thai Curries, Egg Rolls, Crepes, Caribbean, Roti Wraps, Organic, Vegan Soups

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


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Cost: FREE*
*General Admission: FREE, Kids Zone: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Earth Day, Eating & Drinking, Fairs & Festivals, Fun & Games, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops, Live Music
Address: 2151 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Berkeley, California 94704

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