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Earth Day Santa Cruz

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April 18, 2020

In light of the rapidly unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, as of March 13, 2020, based on recommendations made by the County of Santa Cruz Health Service Agency, the Santa Cruz Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at San Lorenzo Park has been postponed until further notice.


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For complete Earth Day schedule:

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

San Lorenzo Park, Santa Cruz

Earth Day Environmental Class Project Challenge:

Calling all classrooms grades K - 12!  Win a cash gift up to $200 for your class. You are invited to enter an environmental project in the Earth Day Class Challenge.  The subject of your project can be any environmental topic.  Some examples of past projects include: alternative transportation, water conservation, wind power, composting at school and plastic pollution in the ocean.  The projects are displayed at Earth Day Santa Cruz and the cash prize money is divided equally among all projects presented. 

NOTE: Only 10 Booths available. Sign Up today!

Class Challenge Application and Information [PDF] 

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Waste Reduction Staff:  831 420-5591


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