March 28, 2024 Leigh Martinez

Earth Month Events 2024

A list of Earth Month and Earth Day events across Pennsylvania.

STATEWIDE - VIRTUAL EVENT

Rep. Napoleon Nelson's 4th Annual Environmental Conference: Innovation with Justice
Friday, April 19 from 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM 

This year's conference will focus on Environmental Justice, DEP Change grants, and green technologies.

Click here for details and registration


CHESTER, PA

Environmental Justice March
Saturday, April 20
Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living
PennFuture will participate. (TBD for event details)


ERIE, PA

Erie Eclipse
Monday, April 8 at 3:16 PM
A total solar eclipse will occur in Erie, PA. Erie will not bear witness to another until 2099. 

Groundwork Erie & Gannon University Anti-Single Use Plastic Rally
Thursday, April 11 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Mary’s Club Erie
320 E 10th St, Erie
PennFuture is participating as a partner organization.

For the Beauty of the Earth: Faithful Responses to Climate Change with Avery Davis Lamb of Creation Justice Ministries - Hospitality in a Time of Climate Change
Saturday, April 13 at 6:00 PM
Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul
134 W 7th St, Erie
PennFuture is participating and has a table.
More information here

National Water Dance Erie
Saturday, April 20 at 4:00 PM
Mercyhurst University & Erie Maritime Museum
Starting from Dobbin’s Landing in Erie
PennFuture is participating and has a table. 
More information here

Water Always Wins: A Virtual Discussion with Science Journalist and Author Erica Gies
Thursday, April 25th from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
PennFuture – Supporting our Erie office but supporters from across PA are encouraged to attend.
Register here


HARRISBURG, PA

Environmental Law Forum
Wednesday, April 10 - Thursday, April 11
Pennsylvania Bar Institute
PennFuture's Legal Team will attend.  


LEHIGH COUNTY 

Allentown Earth Day Fest
Saturday, April 20 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cedar Beach Park, 2600 Parkway Blvd.

Ecofest
Friday, April 26 from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM 
Muhlenberg College
PennFuture will have a table.  


LUZERNE COUNTY

Federal Investments in NEPA: Celebrating Wins and Highlighting Opportunities
Thursday, April 25th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Luzerne County Community College’s (LCCC) Educational Conference Center 
1333 S Prospect St, Nanticoke, PA 18634
Register here

 

PHILADELPHIA, PA 

Climate Solutions Now Earth Day Block Party
Sunday, April 21 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 
Signup for details

EcoFair
Saturday, April 27 from 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Cherry Street Pier
Hosted by GreenPhilly
Click here for details

 

PIKE COUNTY

PEEC Earth Day Festival
Saturday, April 27 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Pocono Environmental Education Center in Dingmans Ferry

 

MONROE COUNTY 

Youth Infusion Earth Day Celebration
Sunday, April 21 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
The Hall at the Castle Inn in Delaware Water Gap

The PA Envirothon
Panel Discussion at Monroe County Conservation District offices
Friday, April 26 
PennFuture is on a panel to discuss advocacy. Envirothon for clean water tests high school students in their knowledge of environmental science. Schools can send multiple teams of 5 students to their county competition and the winner moves on to the state competition. The competition takes place at the Monroe County Conservation District offices, which also serve as the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center. 
Details here.


NORTHAMPTON COUNTY

EarthFest  
Thursday, April 18 1-5pm
Lafayette College

Earth Day Fun Day 
Saturday, April 20
Hosted by Animal Defenders
 

Bath Stream Cleanup
Saturday, April 20
Monocacy Watershed Creek Association
Details on Facebook page

Earth Day Planting
Sunday, April 21 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Louise Moore Park, hosted by Wildlands Conservancy
Event details here


SCRANTON

University of Scranton Earth Day Fair
Tuesday, April 16 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hosted in the lobby at LSC