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Earth Month Events 2024


Every year, the city of Lexington and the University of Kentucky come together to acknowledge April as Earth Month, a time devoted to advocating sustainability and engaging in eco-friendly endeavors throughout the community. With an array of captivating events taking place on or near campus, joining in the activities of Earth Month 2024 is easily accessible!

Week of April 1-6

April 1: Solar 101 (6pm-7pm @ Pivot Brewing)

April 2: Spring Break Program: Radical Reptiles (10am-11am @ McConnell Springs Park)

April 3: Farm to Fork Lunch Pick-Up (11am-1pm @ Funkhouser 207)

April 4: Spring Break Program: Nature Detectives (10am-11am @ McConnell Springs Park)

April 4: John P. Wyatt, M.D. Environment and Health Symposium (9am-2pm @ Rosenberg College of Law Grand Courtroom)

April 5: Mindful Moments Outdoors (5:30pm-6:30pm @ Woodland Park)

April 6: Masterson Station Creek Main Street Clean Sweep (10am-12pm)

April 6: Lexington Farmers’ Market (8am-12pm @ Tandy Centennial Park)

April 6: Raven Run Volunteer Morning (10am-12pm @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

April 6: Stargazing at Raven Run (8pm-10pm @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

Week of April 7-13

April 7: Lexington Farmers’ Market (10am-2pm @ Southland Drive)

April 9: Thrift Shop Pop Up (11am-1:30pm @ GSC Ballroom A)

April 9: Explore More Outdoors: Intro to Fishing (4:30pm-6:30pm @ Dunbar Community Center)

April 10: Bluegrass Greensource Sustainability Summit (8am-4pm @ GSC Ballrooms B and C)

April 10: Farm to Fork Lunch Pick-Up (11am-1pm @ Funkhouser 207)

April 10: Danville Rain Garden Workshop (6:30pm-7:30pm)

April 10: Recycling with the EcoReps (5pm-8pm @ GSC)

April 11: UK Campus Main Street Clean Sweep (3pm-5pm @ William T. Young Library)

April 11: Haggin Thrift Store (5pm-7pm @ Haggin Hall Lobby)

April 12: Habitat for Humanity Main Street Clean Sweep (10am)

April 12: Bird Walks (9am-11am @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

April 12: Guided Hike: Waterfall Warriors (10am-12pm)

April 13: Lexington Farmers’ Market (8am-12pm @ Tandy Centennial Park)

April 13: Free Trash Disposal Day (6am-1pm @ Bluegrass Regional Transfer Station)

April 13: Reforest the Bluegrass (9am-1pm @ Coldstream Park)

April 13: Epic Energy Transfer (1pm-2:30pm @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

April 13: Evening Wildflower Walk (3:30pm-5pm @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

April 13: The Creative School Earth Day Gala (6pm-10pm)

Week of April 14-20

April 14: Lexington Farmers’ Market (10am-2pm @ Southland Drive)

April 14: Raven Run Volunteer Evening (3pm-5pm @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

April 14: Earth Day – 1M 5k 10k 13.1 26.2 – Benefitting Wild Earth Allies

April 17: Potting Party (11am-2pm @ Barker Plaza)

April 17: Tiny Tot Naturalist: All About Plants (10am-11:30am @ McConnell Springs Park)

April 17: Farm to Fork Lunch Pick-Up (11am-1pm @ Funkhouser 207)

April 20: Lexington Farmers’ Market (8am-12pm @ Tandy Centennial Park)

April 20: Junior Naturalist: All About Plants (10am-11:30am @ McConnell Springs Park)

April 20: Discovery Saturday: Plants and Prints (10am-4pm)

April 20: Kite Fest (12pm-4pm @ Masterson Station Park)

Week of April 21-27

April 21: Lexington Farmers’ Market (10am-2pm @ Southland Drive)

April 21: Beginner Birding (3pm-4pm @ McConnell Springs Park)

April 21: Distillery District Main Street Clean Sweep (11am-2pm)

April 22: Tree ID: Earth Day! (9am-10am @ Hisle Farm Park)

April 22: Innovation Drive Main Street Clean Sweep (11:30am-1:30pm)

April 22: Earth Day Wildflower Walk (1pm-2:30pm @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

April 22: Gresham Smith Main Street Clean Sweep (2pm-5pm)

April 22: SGA/ENS Wall-E Movie Screening (6:30pm @ Worsham Cinema)

April 22: Zugunruhe: Earth Day Celebration (3:30pm-7:30pm @ Blue Stallion Brewing Company)

April 22: Earth Day Full Moon and Lyrid Meteor Shower Hike (7:30pm-9pm @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

April 23: Curriculum Training: Educators for Earth (9:30am-4:30pm)

April 23: Sustainability Internship Program Showcase (5pm-6pm @ TBD)

April 23: Full Moon Hike (8pm-9pm @ McConnell Springs Park)

April 24: Fire Up Your Soul (6pm-7:30pm @ McConnell Springs Park)

April 25: Canopy Con (8:30am-4pm @ Kroger Field)

April 27: Lexington Farmers’ Market (8am-12pm @ Tandy Centennial Park)

April 27: Junior Explorers: Wildflowers (10am-11:30am @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

April 27: Evening Wildflower Walk (3:30pm-5pm @ Raven Run Nature Sanctuary)

Week of April 28-30

April 28: Lexington Farmers’ Market (10am-2pm @ Southland Drive)

Visit BBNvolved for more information on upcoming campus events!

Katherine Johnson

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