Alexandria Earth Day 2015
Mark your calendar for Alexandria Earth Day 2015!
This year's celebration will be held at Ben Brenman Park, 4800 Brenman Park Dr., on Saturday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This year's theme is It's Your Turn to Lead. The event will include educational exhibits, demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages!
This year's event will also feature the Upcycling Showcase, where students will showcase their creative interpretation of Earth day through literature, fashion, visual arts and performing arts.
Leave Your Car at Home this Earth Day!
The public is encouraged to take public transit, walk or
bike to the event!
DASH will be offering free rides for the Earth Day Event on DASH AT8 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 25. Click on the pass below to print and present to the driver for your free ride! One pass per rider. For DASH route and schedule information, call 703.370.DASH or visit
Bicyclists may visit
http://www.alexandriava.gov/localmotion/for the City's Bike Map, which features the City's best on-street and off-road bike ways, as well as locations of grouped bicycle parking. Additional parking will be available at the Samuel W. Tucker Elementary School, located at 435 Ferdinand Day Dr.
City of Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission and Alexandria Renew
Enterprises are seeking nominees for the Seventh Annual Ellen Pickering
Environmental Excellence Award. The award honors and recognizes
those who demonstrate a commitment to protecting the natural environment and
keeping the City “green”. Deadline is March 27.
The success of Alexandria Earth Day largely depends on charitable contributions from businesses and individuals in our community! To become a sponsor, please complete the Sponsorship Form
and return as directed.
welcome local environmental organizations,
businesses, City Departments and other groups to apply for exhibit space at
this year's event.
Take a look at the list of opportunities below and once you have chosen an activity, click here to contact the Earth Day Committee and indicate your name, telephone number, and the activity and time you prefer. Final assignments and instructions will be sent via email in mid-April.
Check out all the great events happening at Alexandria Earth Day and elsewhere around the City!
Photos from Alexandria Earth Day events and activities.
For general inquiries on Alexandria Earth Day, or to help sponsor the event, please contact Natasha Andersen, Committee Chair at email@example.com