Celebrate Earth Day in Palos Verdes: White Point Nature Preserve

PALOS VERDES, CA – You can celebrate Earth Day this weekend in Palos Verdes with an Earth Day celebration at White Point Nature Preserve, a film festival and more.

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22 to remind us to take action to protect our planet. It’s part of a movement that began in 1972 to help clean up, improve and restore our factory for wildlife and people.

“Now is the time to change everything – the business climate, the political climate and the way we act against the climate”, according to earthday.org. “Now is the time for unstoppable courage to preserve and protect our health, our families and our livelihoods.”

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Here are several Earth Day events in the region:


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Pacific Wheel Earth Day Light Show 2022: Santa Monica Pier: Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier Ferris Wheel is going “green” with a variety of green and blue colors, patterns and icons, plus a spinning Earth Day globe from around 7:31 p.m. Friday at 12:00 a.m. Saturday, Pacific Park, 380 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica.

Tree Hug Ceremony: A tree hugging ceremony is scheduled at Ocean Avenue and Colorado Boulevard in Santa Monica at 6 p.m. Friday.

2nd Annual Love Unity Earth Day Beach Festival: Celebrate Earth Day at the 2nd Annual Love Unity Earth Day Beach Festival from 11:11 a.m. to 11:11 p.m. on the beach south of the pier near 1670 Appian Way, Santa Monica. Volunteer for a beach cleanup with EcoJoe’s Trash Pick Up and multiple stages including music, art, wellness workshops, eco and community resources. Register to join.

Love of dancing and ice cream treats come to the sweetest Earth Day party: Recruiting for Good sponsors Love to Party for Good, come celebrate Earth Day Friday at 2 p.m. at Sweet Rose Creamery, 225 26th St, Santa Monica. Show off a dance move and enjoy a sweet gift card for Sweet Rose Creamery.


Seed the city at Helms Bakery: Seeding The City, sponsored by KCRW, is celebrating the 21st Century Garden in Los Angeles from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy a free, day-long program of talks, tours, and popups, featuring some of LA’s leading landscape designers and thinkers. The event will celebrate talented and creative designers who are finding ways to green the city beyond traditional means; injecting trees onto rooftops, flowers under transit lines and plants into disused concrete ponds. Through talks, tours, pop-ups and hands-on activities, it’s a day for Angelenos to reunite with the wild side.


Cleaning of the beach and the promenade: Celebrate Earth Day with the Ecological Servants Project during a community beach and boardwalk cleanup from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday. Meet at the Venice Beach Lifeguard Operations Canopy, 2300 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles. Everyone is invited to volunteer. Register to join.


Beach cleaning: Join a beach cleanup with the Beach Bound team and others from the Hermosa Beach and South Bay communities from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday at the Hermosa Beach Pier, 1 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach. Meet south of Hermosa Beach Pier at the large blue Beach Bound tent. Register to join.


Beach cleaning and paddle outing: Join the Earth Day Beach Cleanup & Paddle hosted by Sophie & Ryan of Waves of Recovery with Athleta from 10am-1pm at Rosecrans Lifeguard Tower, Manhattan Beach between Rosecrans Lifeguard Tower and Tower 34. from the beach starts at 10 am and the paddle starts at 11 am. Register to participate.

2022 Keep It Green, Keep It Clean Earth Day Celebration: The Roundhouse Aquarium, operated by Oceanographic Teaching Stations, Inc., will host its 2022 Keep it Green, Keep it Clean Earth Day Celebration at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Roundhouse Aquarium, Manhattan Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach. Online pre-registration $10/participant; On-site registration day $15/participant. Register to join.


3rd Annual South Bay Parkland Conservancy Earth Day Celebration: Join the South Bay Parkland Conservancy’s 3rd Annual Earth Day Celebration. This year’s celebration honors Hopkins Wilderness Park’s 45th anniversary and its historic significance, as well as many friends, students and members who have worked so hard to make a difference in their park and community. It starts at 8 a.m. Sunday at Hopkins Wilderness Park, 1102 Camino Real, Redondo Beach. Register to join.


Earth Day Celebration at White Point Nature Preserve: Celebrate Earth Day at 9 a.m. Saturday by volunteering outdoors to help care for a native plant demonstration garden and habitat for local wildlife at White Point Nature Preserve, 1600 Paseo del Mar, San Pedro.

Earth Day Celebration and Film Presentation: Join the Wild & Scenic Film Festival, featuring the film ‘My Garden of a Thousand Bees’, at 4:00 p.m. Sunday at the Warner Grand Theater, S Pacific Ave, Los Angeles. Advance tickets are $15 or $20 at the door.

Visit earthday.org to find upcoming events near you.

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