(Jackson, Wyo.) - Tomorrow is Earth Day, and Jackson Hole offers several different ways to celebrate our beautiful community and our earth. According to History.com
"Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth
Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into
Earth Week, a full seven days of events focused on green awareness."
Here are 4 inspiring ways to celebrate Earth Day with your family:
*1. Free Day in Grand Teton National Park: *As a part of National Park
Week, there will be no entry free for Grand Teton National Park or
Yellowstone National Park between April 16 - 24. Make sure to head out into
one of the parks and explore this tomorrow! More information is available
*2. Earth Day Party at Jackalope: *Jackalope's family friendly open house
this month is dedicated to this beautiful planet we all call home. Join
them on Friday April 22 from 3-7 p.m. to honor planet Earth. In addition to
Earth Day story-time, they will have a hands-on craft table where guests
can plant their own seeds in repurposed containers and create hanging bird
feeders. More information is available here.
*3. **Earth Day Public Film Screening:* Tomorrow at 5 p.m. at the Center
for the Arts, join Jackson Hole WILD for a night of local films Wildways:
Corridors of Life and Our Local Epic celebrating the beauty of earth. There
will be a panel discussion between films. Food by Cafe Genevieve and Snake
River beer will be available for purchase. The free event includes live
music and fun for the whole family.
*4. Stargazing at the Center for the Arts: *Starting at 7:30 p.m. on Friday
night at the Center for the arts, Wyoming Stargazing is hosting free public
stargazing event. They will be set up on the large lawn right next to the
Center. During the stargazing events they will be using their giant
Dobsonian Telescope with a 20″ primary mirror to look at planets, stars,
nebulae, galaxies, and more. They will also bring several iPads with the
Star Walk application installed on them so you can explore the heavens
while others are looking through the telescopes.
What are you doing for Earth Day? Let us know!