Metro Earth Day Beautification Events

Earth Week Celebration and Clean Up Events 


Anoka County


Anoka County Parks Earth Day Celebration, Saturday April 22, 1-4 p.m. Wargo Nature Center, Lino Lakes, MN 55038.


Wargo Service Project. Before the Earth Day Celebration | 10 am - 12 p.m. Help benefit the natural environment surrounding Wargo. Call 763-324-3350 to sign up.


Dakota County


Apple Valley Eco-Advocates Earth Day Clean-Up Event. Saturday, April 22, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Quarry Point Park, 15725 Pilot Knob Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124, Grabbers, bags, as well as Donuts and Coffee provided! Sign up here.


Eagan Earth Week Cleanup, Drop in at the Lebanon Hills Visitor Center to receive your clean up assignments and supplies. All clean-up volunteers will receive an eco-friendly price! All week during earth week. 


Vermillion River South Creek Cleanup with Lakeville Friends of the Environment: 8478 210th St., Lakeville, Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m.,  Wear work boots and gloves. Contact Deborah Nelson, [email protected]


Lakeville Earth Day Celebration & Watershed Cleanup. Saturday, April 22, 11 a.m., , Lakeville Central Maintenance Facility, 7570 179th St. W, Lakeville. Sign up online with your group to do a cleanup. 


Farmington Arbor Day Tree Planting – Wednesday, April 26, 10 a.m., Evergreen Knoll Park, 626 Heritage Way, Farmington. Bring gardening gloves.


Farmington Pond & Park Cleanup Event – May 6, 9 a.m. Individuals and groups are invited to do some outdoor spring cleaning in the city-owned parks and ponds. The city will provide volunteers with supplies and dispose of the trash collected. Contact Natural Resources Specialist Ed Rutledge by April 21 at 651-280-6842 or [email protected].


Hastings Arbor Day Tree Planting – Friday, April 28, 1:30 p.m., Greten Park, 600 36th St., Hastings. Volunteer with the Hastings Parks and Recreation Department to plant trees. The City Forester will provide instruction. Bring work gloves and a pointed shovel or garden rake. Contact Paige Marschall Bigler at 651-480-6182 or [email protected].


Hastings DIY Parks and Trails Cleanup – Choose a date and time that works for you and Hastings Parks & Recreation will assign you a park. The city will provide the supplies and dispose of the trash collected. Contact Paige Marschall Bigler at 651-480-6182 or [email protected].


Rosemount Arbor Day Celebration & Tree Giveaway – Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m., Rosemount Public Works Facility, 14425 Brazil Ave, Rosemount. The City will be giving away a variety of tree species to the first 150 Rosemount residents who provide proof of residency. One tree per household. Contact Lacelle Cordes at 651-322-6011 or [email protected].


Hennepin County


Eden Prairie Parks cleanup: Saturday, April 15 and Sunday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at various city parks around Eden Prairie


Champlin Earth Day cleanup: Thursday, April 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Andrews Park in Champlin


Reuse for All: Edina Community Clothing Swap: Thursday, April 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Braemar Arena’s Backyard Rink in Edina


Earth Day 5K Bee Run and river cleanup: Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at Boom Island Park in Minneapolis


Shingle Creek cleanup: Saturday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Centennial Park Amphitheater in Brooklyn Center


Minneapolis Earth Day cleanup: Saturday, April 22 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at multiple sites


Longfellow Community Council Earth Day Mississippi River cleanup: Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to noon at Mississippi Gorge Regional Park in Minneapolis


Fridley Environmental Fun Fair: Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley


Corcoran Community Cleanup. April 15, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bags and grabbers provided. Corcoran Park (to cover 35th St. and Cedar) and in front of the Cielo Sin Limites Coop (at 22nd Ave & 31st Street). For questions call Sean Goswieski, 612 250-0389


Earth Day Cleanup at Lake Hiawatha. April 22, 9:00a.m. -12:00p.m. at Lake Hiawatha Recreation Center, 2701 E 44th St, Minneapolis, MN 55406. Rain or Shine. Free donuts and coffee


Earth Day 2023 - Fight Environmental Racism.  April 22, 1:00p.m. - 3:00p.m. at 28th Street and Longfellow Ave S, Minneapolis MN


River Gorge Earth Day cleanup and advocacy art build + picnic, Apr 22 , 10:30a.m. - 1:30 p.m., West River Parkway and 44th Street, Minneapolis, MN


Ramsey County


Earth Day Clean Up & Garden Workday. April 22  from 9 a.m .to noon. Tamarack Nature Center. All ages welcome. 


Central Ave. Earth Day Clean-Up. Saturday, April 22 · 9am. Columbia Heights Public Library 3939 Central Ave. NE Columbia Heights, MN 55421. 


3rd Annual Earth Day Clothing Swap. Saturday, April 22 · 11am - 4pm. 18 7th St E 218 7th Street East, Saint Paul, MN 55101


Rice County


Earth Day @ The Organic Compound | Live Music From Chances R Good. , Sat, Apr 22, 4:00p.m. -10 :00p.m. Organic Compound, 18125 Eiler Ave, Faribault, MN


Northfield Earth Day Celebration, Sat. April 22, 1:00p.m. - 4:00p.m., Bridge Square, Northfield, MN


Annual Arbor Day tree giveaway, April 28 from 3:30pm - 5:00pm, Rice County Fairgrounds1900 Fairgrounds Dr., Faribault, MN 55021. The giveaway will take place as a drive through, minimal-contact event. Everyone is welcome to drive through the Fairgrounds and select a free tree or shrub seedling.

Take Action! Donate Attend an Upcoming Event