At the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, every day is Earth Day! In honor of international Earth Day, hundreds of Pittsburgh neighbors come to Frick Park for our free community celebration.
See the full two-day schedule of events below. All events take place at the Frick Environmental Center unless otherwise noted.
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Earth Day 2018 at Frick Environmental Center | Schedule of Events
Friday, April 20th
6 - 9PM | Community Campfire*
Join us for an all-ages community campfire under the stars. We'll have the fire and sticks, you bring your own hot dogs and s'more fixings. Note: This event takes place at Falls Ravine Shelter (click here for directions to nearby trail entrance).
Saturday, April 21st
8 - 11AM | Volunteer Event
Make a positive mark on your park as a volunteer! This event is held in partnership with Comcast. PLEASE NOTE: Registration is required for this event. Registration is now FULL.
11:30 AM | Earth Day Kick-off
Kick off Earth Day with our new President and CEO, Jayne Miller!
11:30AM - 4PM | Naturalist-led Walks and Hikes
Join Parks Conservancy naturalists and partners from across the city for a variety of hikes and walks throughout Frick Park. Hikes and walks are each about one hour long and start at 12PM, 1:30PM, and 3PM. Click here to see the full list of walks and hikes.
Ongoing | Activities, Exhibits, and Events
Throughout Earth Day 2018 you can also find and experience local vendors, organizations, and artists.
Nature play (supervision required), giant games, pop-up Imagination Playground, bubbles
Plant activities | PittMoss, Grow Pittsburgh
Animal and insect activities | Shadyside Worms, Allegheny Goatscape, Chicks in the Hood, Apoidea Apiary
Partner stations and activities | Creatives for Climate, Penns Corner Farm Alliance, Scrap the Trap, Green Mountain Energy, City of Pittsburgh Park Rangers, Pittsburgh United, Project Aware, Rivers of Steel, Carnegie Library, GASP, Children's Museum, Carnegie Science Center, Heirloom Superfoods Market, Ujamaa Collective, Last Chance Earth
Silent Disco Yoga with Frequency 528 | 12PM, 1:30PM, 3PM
Storytelling | 3PM
Finding Our Power Film Screening with Sustainability Pioneers | 1PM, 3PM
Children’s Calm Breathing Activity | 12PM
Adult’s Meditative Breathing Activity | 2PM