April 22nd is Earth Day, but who can celebrate everything amazing about our planet in a single day? So we have dubbed the entire month of April: Earth Month!
Join us in celebrating our planet at Earth Day events around our watershed throughout the entire month of April.
Pop-Up Shop at Panache
Every Day During April
Panache Salone & Spa
1089 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach
Panche Salon and Spa has partnered with Spanish Dutch Convoy to open a pop-up shop at our salon from April 1 through 30. They will be selling environmentally friendly up-cycled accessories including unique purses repurposed from men’s ties and carpet samples from Joyce Barrentine and RagBags as well as a line of clothing and accessories crafted by their creative team at the salon for this past St. Augustine Fashion Week. All proceeds with support the Matanzas and St. Johns Riverkeepers.
For more information, visit getpanache.com or call 904-461-9552 and follow along on social media @getpanache.
Viewings For The Earth
The Corazon Cinema and Cafe
36 Granada St., St. Augustine
Panche Salon will be hosting Viewings for the Earth on April 19th: a series of three environmentally-focused films curated by Gregory von Hausch of St. Augustine Film Festival. Films will include March of the Penguins at 12 p.m., Sweetwater at 4 p.m., and Hometown Habitat at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance (sold at Panache) and $10 at the door with all proceeds benefitting the Riverkeepers.
For more information, visit getpanache.com or call 904-461-9552.
City of St. Augustine Beach Arbor Day Event
April 26th 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.
St. Augustine Beach City Hall
2200 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, FL
Arbor Day will be celebrated at the St. Augustine Beach City Hall on Friday, April 26. The annual event features live music, free food, nature exhibits, educational activities for kids and adults, and lots of fun.
Smokey the Bear will be on site to greet children and help share information on the importance of trees and preventing the destruction of forests. Also on hand will be Florida Fish and Wildlife, the Matanzas Riverkeeper, Audubon Birds, and the Sea Turtle Patrol. Special exhibits include a live bee hive exhibit, a touch tank with live sea creatures, butterflies, baby birds, wildlife exhibits, and much more.
The Arbor Day event is held annually to recognize the importance of trees to the ecosystem and to inspire people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees in their own lives and backyards. For more information visit the City of St. Augustine Beach website.
Washington Oaks Earth Day Event
April 27th 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Washington Oaks State Park
6400 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Palm Coast, FL 32137
Washington Oaks Gardens joins in the Annual Earth Day Celebration hosted by the Friends of Washington Oaks.
Activities for the whole family will be offered, including live entertainment, prize drawings, arts and crafts vendors, and plenty of food and drink. Several environmental groups, including Matanzas Riverkeeper will be on hand to provide educational displays and talks. There is also a special children's section, along with a painting wall, games, live animal displays, and a potting project. Nature programs are ongoing throughout the day, covering such topic as butterflies, Florida-friendly landscaping, dolphins, and raptors. There will also be chance drawings, food and beverages, a photo contest, and plant sales.
Hope to see you there!