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.

Going Green is the Prize

The Green Prize Festival highlights urban farmers, green chefs, artists, green technology, sustainable transportation, environmental organizations as well as education through workshops, live entertainment, demonstrations and guest speakers. The event also has a free bike valet, the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Beer Garden of Earthly Delights for parents and green activities galore for the kids. Learn more about this event.

When: Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Where: Cesar Chavez Park, 401 Golden Ave., Long Beach

photo: Green Prize Festival via facebook

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

—Kim Orchen Cooper