Log on to www.okc.gov and check out our new green Web Site, which offers green tips and lets you know what Oklahoma City is doing to green up.
Family Friendly Earth Week Events
Ride the Bus Free - METRO Transit will honor Earth Day by offering free bus and trolley rides from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22. Get route information and learn how to ride the bus by visiting www.gometro.org or call 235-RIDE (7433).
Free Bike Riding Class - Not only is cycling good for the environment, it's also healthy, saves money and can be an enjoyable way to commute short distances. Learn the basics of bicycle riding in
Earth Fest at Martin Park - Visit Martin Park,
10:30 a.m. - Save the Earth With Little Blue
11:30 a.m. - Cooking with the Sun
1 p.m. - Earth Friendly Lawn Care
2 p.m. - Recycling Rainwater
3 p.m. - Composting 101
Kids can make recycled art all day long. Visit with a mechanic at our Alt-Fueled Car Show featuring natural gas and electric vehicles from the City's fleet. Call Martin Park at 755-0676 for details.
Recycle your tires, ammo and computers - Saturday, April 25; 9 a.m. - 1p.m. south-side of State Fairgrounds. Enter from
Call 682-7038 for details.
Mercury-free Thermometer Giveaway -The first 100 residents that drop Household Hazardous Waste off at the city's Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 1621
Sunday, April 26th
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.Leap into action and discover the importance of conserving wildlife and wild places. Enjoy fun, family activities, live music, giveaways and more. Free with Zoo admission. For more information call 424-3344 or log on to www.okczoo.com