Earth Day Fair

Come celebrate the Earth!  Saturday, April 20, 11am - 4pm

presented by Chromalox

The Ogden Nature Center is holding its annual Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 20, from 11 am – 4 pm.  There will be fun and engaging activities, a water-wise perennial plant sale, live performances, sustainability specialists, environmental experts, arts, crafts, food trucks, exhibits, and more. 

All ages are invited

When:  Saturday, April 20 from 11 am - 4 pm

Where: Ogden Nature Center, 966 W. 12th Street

Admission:  $5 per person / $4 Ogden Nature Center members / $3 children under 12

Special Exhibits:

31st Annual Birdhouse Exhibit – features 118 new birdhouses -- along Birdhouse Trail

Earth Day Art – features artwork by hundreds of grade school children – inside the LS Peery Education Building

Live Utah-Native Birds – features Owls, Hawks, Eagles, and a Raven -- at the Nature Center mews

Exhibitors:

YMCA  youth programs

Lower Cost e-Bikes:  alternative transportation 

Trails Foundation of Northern Utah 

Weber County Library 

Utah Mountain Lion Conservation 

Ogden City Water Conservation: water wise landscaping

Ogden City Refuse, Sewer, and Storm: recycling information 

Girl Scouts of Utah 

League of Women Voters

Greenwood Charter School

Great Old Broads for Wilderness 

Youth Impact  children's crafts for sale 

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of N. Utah 

Rocky Mountain Power: responsible energy 

United Way of Northern Utah: resources and programming

Wasatch Audubon Society: local birding & memberships

Weber River Partnership

Eden Streets/Grow Ogden:  growing food for local communities 

ACT Utah: river clean up

Scenic Utah: night sky protection & billboard control

US Forest Service: water trailer

Meet Ogden Nature Center’s resident reptiles 

Meet Spiders! 

US Forest Service: Smokey Bear

Ogden City Backflow: cross connection and cross contamination of water supply

Ogden City Sustainability 

Salt Lake Rivian

Activities

Face painting

Species invaders

Children’s hour

Nature crafts

Trail tails

Storytelling with puppets 

Chromalox: seed bombs

Entertainment / Presentations

12:00 noon -- Puppet Making Workshop with Utah Puppet Association– east classroom of the LS Peery Education Center

12:00-12:30 pm -- Nature Poetry Out Loud - amphitheater

12:30 pm – Puppet show with Alan Griffin west classroom of the LS Peery Education

1:00 pm – Meet the Nature Center raptors - amphitheater

1:30 pm-2:45 pm -- Celtic Beat Irish Dancing – lawn behind the Visitor Center

2:00 – Puppet show with Alan Griffin west classroom of the LS Peery Education

2:00 – Meet the Nature Center raptors - amphitheater

3:00 pm -- African Dance Flash Mob– lawn behind the Visitor Center

3:15 pm -- Drumming & DIY– lawn behind the Visitor Center

Vendors:

Willard Bay Gardens: native Utah plant sale

Local Artisan Collective: upcycled goods & a kids activity

Food:

Lucky Slice Pizza

World’s Best Corndogs

Grounds for Coffee

Jill’s Pink Drink

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Many thanks to the following sponsors:

Chromalox

Weber County R.A.M.P.

Ogden City Arts

Elliott-Hall Company

Northrop Grumman

Grounds for Coffee

The Ogden Nature Center is located at 966 W. 12th St., Ogden.  Carpooling, riding bikes, or taking public transportation is encouraged.  Parking is available across the street if the Nature Center lot is full.  Please wear walking shoes and dress for the weather.  This event will be held rain or shine.