Today is Earth Day, and it's Saturday. Perfect day to engage in some family friendly activities, while learning how to love our environment at the same time.

Earth Day Events All Around Rockford

Born in China: A movie about the Panda's. Every Kid will love this, and you will support the World Wildlife Fund by going.

Great American Cleanup: Teach the kids what matters and help keep our city clean.

Gratitude Hike: A guided hike in Severson Dells.

An Evening with the Owls: Learn about owls and take a hike at the Colored Sands Forest Preserve.

Butterfly Exhibit: Get up close and personal with Butterflies at the Nicholas Conservatory.

Kayak trip on the Rock River: 3 hour, 8.5 mile guided kayak trip while learning about the river.

Species Spotlight Saturday: Come and learn about rare and endangered native plants of Winnebago County at the forest preserve.

Great Cloth Diaper Exchange: Luna Studio is participating in this nationwide event. Great for mom's. Other activities like 'mom and me' yoga too.

Fairy Garden Party: Learn how to design your own Fairy Garden at The Landscape Connection.

May Day Paint Party: Bring the kids and let them paint their own piece of floral artwork.

Earth Day Concert: Come out for some free entertainment by some of the Midwest's favorite musician's to celebrate Earth Day.

Mother Earth at the Nordlof Center: A dance presentation by Without Shoes Modern Dance Company.

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