Amarillo organizations’ events held in honor of Earth Day

Amarillo is inviting the community to participate in the celebration of Earth Day, April 22, with several events across the city throughout the week.

Kicking off Earth Day festivities, the Don Harrington Discovery Center in partnership with the American Chemical Society will celebrate our home planet with its sold out event, “Chemists Celebrate Earth Day.” The event will include hands-on learning, listening to guest presentations, and participating in interactive demonstrations as those attending learn about the scientific side of our planet.

The following day, Saturday, April 23, Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, in partnership with DHDC, will host its Earth Day celebration including living specimen presentations from Texas Master Naturalists, Panhandle Archaeological Society, The Wild Hanburys, Palo Duro Bee Club and bug expert Kathleen Guerrero. Individuals are welcome to experience the local wildlife at the nature center while attending each table’s activities.

The event will be held at the Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, located at 2301 North Soncy Road, from 10 am to 2 pm All activities are included with the price of admission.

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