Earth Day events taking place around the Bay Area

Earth Day 2018 events

There are many events happening in the Bay Area today to celebrate Earth Day.

One of the largest local Earth Day events in the Bay Area is The March for Science.  Thousands of people are expected to march from Justin Herman Plaza to Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco as part of a nationwide project. Organizers say they are rallying support for the work of scientists, researchers, and educators who may be losing funding from the Trump Administration. There are similar marches happening in cities throughout the country. 

Livermore is also hosting a March for Science, beginning at 1 p.m. at Livermore High School.

All One Ocean is teaming up with musician Jack Johnson to clean up Bay Area Beaches. There are 25 sites and over 500 volunteers participating. Click here for more information.

In San Jose, the Great American Litter Pick Up is happening at the Evergreen Branch Library at 2635 Aborn Road and at the Boys and Girls Club of Silicon Valley at 2195 Cunningham, Avenue. 

The San Francisco Zoo is holding a Party for the Planet today from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will have fresh fruit, arts and crafts, and and vendors to celebrate.

At the Danville Library Town Green, there will be an Earth Day celebration with crafts and activities. 

This is also National Park Week and admission is free this weekend at all 417 national parks.