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.

Earth Day at Aquarium of the Pacific

Most of our earth is covered in water, right? So our amphibious friends get in on the act, at the aquarium. The ever-popular Long Beach spot has kid workshops and tips about how to keep our oceans clean and environment safe for animals. Learn more about this event.

When: April 22 & 23 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Where: Long Beach Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Way, Long Beach

photo: Aquarium of the Pacific

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

—Kim Orchen Cooper