Spring into Sustainability

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Help us make Orlando one of the most sustainable cities in the nation by taking part in our Earth Month activities.

Throughout Earth Month, you and your family can get involved in activities to help create a greener future for our city by participating in green ups, walks and more.

You can also order a free residential composter or tree for your home as well as sign up for our recycling program.

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Earth Hour and “Yoga in the Dark” – March 25, 8:30-9:30pm, Lake Eola Park, 512 East Washington Street.
The City of Orlando will be joining this 10th annual global event by turning off the lights to the Lake Eola Fountain and SEE Art Orlando sculptures to promote energy conservation and climate action as we co-host our first-ever “Yoga in the Dark” class at taught by Yoga In Lake Eola Park Creator, Amanda Reh. Learn more here: http://www.cityoforlando.net/greenworks/earth-hour/


Green Works Composting Workshop – March 28, 6-7:30pm, Wastewater Education Center at 5420 L.B. McLeod Road.
The City of Orlando and the Orange County IFAS Extension Office are partnering to bring you a free composting workshop. Residents of the City of Orlando can pick up a FREE backyard composter and learn about the process of creating compost, how to use finished compost and the benefits of composting in your backyard. The first 20 attendees will also receive a FREE kitchen scraps collector! RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kitchen-recycling-workshop-tickets-32266872083


Family Earth Day April 1, 9-11:30am, Rose Isle HOA.
Volunteers of all ages are invited to celebrate Earth Day by beautifying the entrance median to the Rose Isle Neighborhood with the Rose Isle HOA and GreenUp Orlando. Contact Janice Rahill at janice.rahill@cityoforlando.net if you’re interested in taking part in this event.


Earth Day at Callahan Neighborhood Center – April 8, 9-11:30 am, Callahan Neighborhood Center.
Come celebrate Earth Day with us at Callahan Neighborhood Center in Parramore. We will be removing litter, planting around the Center and along Washington Street. RSVP is required. Volunteers spots are filled and we are well over capacity.


Community Connections Workshop: Save Energy. Save Money. Save the Earth. – April 8, 9-11a.m., Orange County Internal Operations Center 1 Building, 450 East South Street.
Come and find out about the energy saving programs offered by Orlando Utilities Commission and Duke Energy. Learn about tips and tools you may use to reduce your household energy and water consumption, save dollars and how your association can promote energy and water conservation among your neighbors too. Complimentary refreshments courtesy of the City of Orlando! A chance to win great door prizes, too! Learn more at ocfl.net/communityconnections.


Green Works For Your Home Workshops – April 13, 6:30pm, Dover Shores Community Center, 1400 Gaston Foster Road, and April 18, 6:30pm, Callahan Community Center, 101 North Parramore Avenue.
Residents of all neighborhoods are invited to join us to learn how to: lower your utility bills at home, grow fruits and vegetables, recycle your waste, sign up for the City’s free tree programs and much more. For more information, contact Ian Jurgensen at ian.jurgensen@cityoforlando.net.


Adult Earth Day – April 21, 5-8:30pm, Bill Fredrick Park, 3401 S Hiawassee Rd.
Adults 21 can take part in Earth Day fun and celebrate too! Volunteers can help out by enhancing and beautifying the park and then toasting their accomplishments with free drinks and food, compliments of City Beverages. Contact Jody Buyas at jody.buyas@cityoforlando.net for volunteer availability.


Central Florida Earth Day  April 22, 9am-6pm, Lake Eola Park, 512 East Washington Street.
The City will be once-again joining this 12th annual event and discussing our Green Works programs across the community. Come out to enjoy a great lineup of speakers – including our special guest, Commissioner Patty Sheehan, food preparation demonstrations, environmental education, humane education, Earth kids zone, food and crafts from a variety of Earth-friendly vendors, artist corner, animal haven, multiple music stages, mind body spirit activities. Visit http://www.cfearthday.org/ to learn more.


GreenUp at Wadeview Park – April 29th, 9am-12pm, Wadeview Park, 2177 South Summerlin Avenue.
Volunteers are invited to take part in a tree planting and park cleanup to keep our City beautiful with GreenUp Orlando, the Wadeview Park HOA, & Orlando Fire Department explorers. RSVP with Janice Rahill at janice.rahill@cityoforlando.net.


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