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Earth Celebration Day 2022

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Our 2022 Earth Celebration will happen at Pine Hill Recreation Area in Waynesboro, Pa.

The Institute’s Earth Celebration Day and Festival of Art was modified last year to accommodate Covid restrictions.
Check back for specific details for 2022! 

The information below was from last year, but gives an idea of the kinds of activities you can expect—only better in 2022!!

FROM 2021:

Earth Celebrations Start on April 17!
Saturday, April 17 • 10 am to 4 pm
  • Tree Planting at Conococheague Institute
  • The Institute’s WaterStriders will conduct a leaf pack Macroinvertebrate Study
Thursday, April 22 • 7 pm
  • Zoom Session: All About Frogs and Amphibians! (Read all about this fun program here!)

The Main Event: Saturday, April 24, 2021 • 11 am–3 pm • Red Run Park, Waynesboro

  • Macroinvertebrate Stream Study conducted by The Institute’s WaterStriders
  • Bartlett Tree Experts hand out FREESEEDLINGS
  • Waynesboro Area Lioness Lions Club (WALL) will collect used eye glasses &cell phones
  • Washington Township Police Dept. will collect prescription drugs
  • OSIPaper Shredding accepting up to 15 boxes per vehicle • 10 am–1 pm
  • Children’s Craft: Create a Seed Bomb (Ages 8–12) • 1–2 pm 
  • Goodwill Truck accepting donations • 2:30 pm

FREE, PRE-Registered Events:
Email to register: info@natureandcultureinstitute.org

  • Family Morning Hike • Pine Hill Recreation Center • 10 am (Note Location!)
  • Antietam Watershed AssociationTree Planting • Monterey Pass Museum • 10 am (Note Location!)
  • Earth Day Story Walk & Craft • Pine Hill Recreation Center • 1 pm (Note Location!)
  • Interactive Jugband Performance with Slim Harrison • Red Run Park • 1–2 pm

For more info &to pre-register: info@NatureAndCultureInstitute.org

Earth Celebration Sponsors:
Angela Grove Weagly, in memory of Joyce L. Ceyler & Richard D. Ceyler
Lucinda D. Potter, CPA

Fundraiser Sponsors:
Drs. Jerzy Kornilow O.D. &Alison Ridenour, O.D., Antietam EYE Associates
Hadley Farms Bakery
Sam Long/Total Vac

Plus~ Today’s Horizon Fund contributors: The Nora Roberts Foundation; The John R. Hershey Jr. and  Anna L. Hershey Family Foundation; Alma W. Oyer; APX Enclosures, Inc.; The Carolyn Terry Eddy Family: Carolyn, with daughters Connie Fleagle & Kim Larkin.

Event will take place outdoors. Please come prepared for an outdoor day. 


Watch the video of the 2013 Earth Day event, created by Andrew Gehman.


April 23
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The Institute
(717) 762-0373


Pine Hill Recreation Area
12684 Mentzer Gap Rd
Waynesboro, PA 17268 United States
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