Little tree-huggers, take note: Earth Day is on Wednesday April 22, and there are loads of LA activities that will educate while you celebrate. From river cleanups to festivals, a party with Fairy Mother Earth and super blooming hikes, here are our 15 favorite ways to hop on the reduce/reuse/recycle (eco-friendly electric) bus.

3Chalk Up Some Green Fun

The whole family can create earth friendly art for all to enjoy. The first 100 families get free chalk-or feel free to bring your own biodegradable chalk. There will also be free trees given away, so be sure to come early. Learn more about this event.

When: Saturday, April 22 at 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Waterfront Park, S C St., Wilmington

photo: Franklin Park Library via Flickr

How will you honor our planet this year?  We’d love to know; meet us in the comment section below!

—Kim Orchen Cooper