Johnson County commemorates Earth Day

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FRANKLIN, Ind.–The Johnson County’s Planet Partners are celebrating a day early with an Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 21, at 3 p.m., at Province Park. The second annual event will include free family activities such as a tree seedling giveaway, rain barrel demonstration, mobile free library, natural art projects, and creek water monitoring. There will be educational programs throughout the day, games with Johnson County Parks and Recreation, and a compost talk with Purdue Extension volunteers. Native plants will also be for sale, courtesy of EcoLogic’s nursery.

The goal of the festival is to educate the community on how to have a positive effect on the earth with local actions. The actual Earth Day is observed nationwide on Sunday, April 22.

For more information, contact the Johnson County Recycling District at 317-738-2546.

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