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Earth Day Dirt Day 2017

Date: Saturday, 22 Apr 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: 901 Airport Rd, Williamsburg, VA

Come help Williamsburg Parks and Recreation celebrate our planet at this uniquely fun Earth Day – Dirt Day event on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Waller Mill Park. There will be many activities for everyone to participate in.


  • Rotating stations with educational information on recycling, sustainability, clean energy and pollution.
  • Water Exploration Program – hands on opportunity to explore the reservoir and discover what makes a healthy water source.
  • Electro-fishing and other demonstrations by conservation organizations.
  • Take a Tree – Free Tree Program with planting instructions and materials.  We will have Redbuds and Dogwoods available (while supplies last).    


  • Face painting
  • Recycle craft project
  • Fun earth friendly/recycled games
  • Hands on bug and fish activities


  • Used glasses (Lions Club)
  • Used cell phones (Avalon Center)    
  • Old sneakers (Nike)
  • Williamsburg Library table with used books for sale
  • Unserviceable American flags for proper disposal (VFW)

Recycled Art
Share your flair for repurposing discarded items, recycling trash into treasures and creating art from what may have been garbage! Get creative and use material that would be destined for the recycling bin or trash can to create unique pieces of art. Prizes for age groups: elementary, middle school, high school and adult. See flyer below for details.

Earth Day – Dirt Day Flyer

Recycled Art Flyer

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