Earth Day Weekend at The Forks!

Posted on Apr 10, 2024 by The Forks Market

Join us on Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, for a fun weekend dedicated to championing environmental conservation at The Forks for our Earth Day weekend celebrations!

Activities include:

  • Clothing Swap, Mend, and Patch | Saturday, 12-4pm
    Fashion Revolution Winnipeg will be up in the EQ3 Lounge, hosting a sustainable fashion event, which will include a community clothing swap, a mending circle to help repair cherished wardrobe pieces, and patch buffet!
    Click here for more information and to register!
  • E-Waste Drop Station | Saturday + Sunday, 11am - 5pm
    Hosted by Mother Earth Recycling, a station will be set up near the Sustainability Hub, where folks are welcome to bring their e-waste, where it will be disposed of properly! 
    Click here for a list of electronics that can be recycled.
  • Target Zero Eco Tours | Saturday + Sunday, 1:30pm + 2:30pm
    Join Green Kids Inc. (1:30pm) and our Sustainability Coordinator (2:30pm) as they host an innovative and interactive walking tour aimed at teaching folks how to minimize their carbon footprint by showcasing our Target Zero efforts here at The Forks!
    Click here to register for a tour!
  • Compost Sampling Giveaway | Saturday + Sunday, 11am - 5pm
    Bring a bucket or a pail and take home a free sample of nutrient-rich compost to add to your garden!
    Click here to learn more about the compost we produce at The Forks!
  • Dance Showcase | Sunday, 3:30pm
    Get ready to bust a move at the Earth Day Flash Mob and Dance Showcase with Climate Change Connection! 
    Interested in dancing? Click here to register!
  • Planet Pantry Programming | Saturday, 10am - 6pm + Sunday, 11am - 5pm
    Bring your reusable containers to fill with soaps and detergents because with every purchase made, Planet Pantry will plant a tree! Lots of other programming happening there. Check out their website to learn more!

Things you'll want to bring to keep your weekend GREEN:

  • Reusable to-go containers to take ordered food away (better than a take out container!)
  • Clothes and garments you're looking to swap, mend, or patch
  • Pails for collecting compost
  • Walking shoes for enjoying Target Zero Eco Tours
  • E-Waste
  • Bikes, blades, and other motor-free wheels

So many earthly events to enjoy here, so mark your calendars and join us at The Forks for a fun weekend celebrating Earth Day!

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