Earth Day Bay Area Climate Labs
Climate Change Education .Org feature:
Listings of California and SF Bay Area
Earth Day Events -- 2012
Berkeley, Chico, Cupertino, Fremont, Los Angeles,
Oakland, Roseville, Sacramento, San Diego,
San Francisco, San José,
Santa Rosa -- many more.
Community, family, social and education events
  Earth Day 2012
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Dates Announced for 2012:
Saturday, April 14, 2012

Bay Festival
Berkeley Marina, 160 University Ave.
Sat. April 14 11am -5pm

The day starts with a shoreline clean-up and continues with education,
entertainment, and fun for all ages.
   Hands-on science.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Oakland Earth Expo 2012
Frank H Ogawa Plaza (in front of City Hall)
Lunchtime (10 am - 2 pm) April 21, 2012
Facebook   From 2011: Poster    Flyer    Postcard   
Featuring Mobile Climate Science Labs   

Saturday April 21, 2012

Berkeley Earth Day -- Saturday April 21, 2012
Civic Center Park -- Downtown Berkeley

12 to 5pm. Center St. and Martin Luther King
With Mobile Climate Science Labs   Other booth descriptions
Typically 5-6,000 attending. Poster (pdf)
Emeryville Earth Day 10am-4pm
Napa Earth Day 11am-5pm

Sunday April 22, 2012

San Francisco Civic Center Plaza    10am-6pm April 22
About    Attractions    Line-up    Exhibitors    Sponsor EDSF
    Contact   (415) 571-9895
San Diego Balboa Park: Earth Fair 2012 10am to 5pm  Exhibitors
City of Santa Rosa: Earth Day

Saturday May 5, 2012

Girl Scouts of America
100th Anniversary

With Mobile Climate Science Labs
Examples of GS Nor Cal webpages, programs on climate change: 1 2 3 4

Sunday May 20, 2012
Worldfest Los Angeles

Dates to be Announced for 2012:

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Saturday April 9, 2011
Green Festival, San Francisco
Whittier, California: Earth Day 10am-2pm
Cupertino Earth Day   10am-2pm   City Hall Plaza

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Sunday April 10, 2011

• Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach (Also Saturday April 9)

Sunday Streets -- San Francisco
April 2012  
Creating a safe, fun, car-free place for people to get out and get
active in the neighborhoods -- while taking on global warming.
15,000 to 75,000 participating each event.

Fun, hands-on science with
Videos   Pictures   About

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Saturday, April 16, 2011
Santa Barbara Earth Day
•  Cal Day (UC Berkeley's campus-wide open house)
Tahoe Truckee
Foster City
• Martinez: John Muir Historic Site -- National Park Service

Roseville Earth Day Festival
Mahany Park, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd. 10am-4pm
Sponsor: Utility Exploration Center

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Sunday, April 17, 2011
Headlands Institute Earth Day    11am-4pm

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Thursday, April 21, 2011
Sacramento Earth Day    9am-2pm

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Monday to Friday, April 18-22
UC Berkeley Earthweek [Wednesday, Upper Sproul: Energy]

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Friday, April 22, 2011
Berkeley Vegan Earth Day   UC Berkeley   112 Wurster Hall   7pm
Chico: Party With the Planet -- Earth Day Concert 
    Chico Downtown Plaza.   Butte Environmental Council.    5-9pm.    Free
• Coachella Valley: Earth On Edge 2 at the GreenZone

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last H eldApril 22-24, 2011
12th Annual Topanga Earth Day

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Saturday, April 23, 2011
• Oakland: Junior Center of Art and Science, Lake Merritt   Event Flyer
Lafayette 11am-3pm
City of Fremont  11am-3pm
Sacramento  12:30pm-5:30pm
• San Francisco Crissy Field Center--
    Earth Stroll 2011: An Earth Day Celebration    10am -3pm

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Thursday, April 28, 2011
• West Contra Costa County Business Earth Day Expo

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Friday, April 29, 2011
San José: Bright Green Day   11am-7pm  San José City Hall Plaza

Held Feb 4, 2012. In 2011 held: Saturday, April 30, 2011

For public & private K-12 teachers,
students, parents, administrators
and community members.
8am - 5pm
Mexican Heritage Plaza in San José

Teachers: CEU credits available

Register     2010 Conference Report     With Mobile Climate Science Labs

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Sunday, May 1, 2011
Albany Arts and Green Festival

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Saturday May 7, 2011

Chico: 32nd Annual Endangered Species Faire --Info: (530) 891-6424
   This year's theme: Climate Change    Cedar Grove in Bidwell Park   10am-4pm

A Place for Sustainable Living   
Saturday May 7, 10am-8pm    1121 64th Street, Oakland CA
Launch of new space that includes:
demonstration stations & education exhibits on sustainable living.

Sustainable Living Roadshow

Dates to be Announced for 2012, Last Held Sunday May 8, 2011

Sunday Streets -- San Francisco
May 8, 2011   Mission District.
Fun, hands-on science with
Videos   Pictures   About

Watching for listings of 2012 events:
Oakland Zoo's Earth Day
Chabot Space and Science Center
City of Alameda
EPA Region 9's Earth Day Festival [Not held in 2011]
Earthday LA [Will be June 24-26, rather than in April in 2011]
Marin Earth Day

Additional California Listings --
Thank you
always to these listings as valuable resources:
Ecology Center's EcoCalendar
Earth Day Network
Bay Area Kid Fun
EPA Region 9 Earth Day events page

We are glad to have been an inspiration for this Earth Day event web listing.

Thank you:
Earth Day Network -- Earth Day Listings for the United States

Held in 2010:

Boy Scouts of America -- 100th Anniversary Jamboree
Hands-on Climate and Energy Science. Earth Day, NASA, Chabot Space and Science Center,
Solar Schoolhouse, more.    Held April 16 -18, 2010

Largest hands-on science event in Northern California in 2010.
Alameda County Fairgrounds --26,000 attended 

March 29, 2010
Buy Local Foods Instead OF Imported -- San Jose

Saturday, April 10, 2010 - Sunday, April 11, 2010
Naval Base Ventura County Earth Day Events

April 12 - Monday, 2010
California's Long-term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan: It's massive, but is it doable?
Boalt Hall, School of Law, UC Berkeley Campus, Berkeley. 6pm - 7:30pm.
RSVP by April 8 at

April 17 -- Saturday, 2010

April 18
• Global Warming Flood Line Run in San Francisco

April 19, 2010
PBS Earth Days Premier

Thursday, April 22, 2010
Cool Cuisine: Taking a Bite out of Global Warming.
Author Laura Stec. Redwood City
Ecology Center. Berkeley 6-9pm (Fundraiser)
• LA: Pay it Forward Project
Naval Base San Diego Earth Day
Monterey: Naval Post Graduate School Earth Day Celebration
Earth Day Fair at UCLA
Sonora Earth Day
LMU Earth Day Festival (LA)

April 25 Sunday, 2010
Celebrate People’s Earth Day -- San Francisco
Children's Earth Day -- Culver City
Earth Day Eco Fair and Performance -- Malibu
Foster City Earth Day Fair 2010

Featured in the Climate Change Education .Org and
Global Warming Kids .Net booths:

Earth Week on Sproul Plaza 2006 and 2007
More Earth Day Resources
San Francisco Library

April 25
• Read the SF Chronicle's coverage.

U.S. & Planet Wide    California Earth Day Events
Photos: Berkeley Earth Day 2006  
   Photos: UC Berkeley Earth Week 2006

Earthweek 2007
UC Berkeley Campus

Berkeley Earth Day 2006
Photo Gallery
U.C. Berkeley
Earthweek 2006
Gallery of More Pix
Kids and Families

Kid scientists analyzing greenhouse gases.
Atmospheric samples returned from the planets.


Designing space probes -- temperatures expected?
Feeling sun's energy reaching each planet.


Booths where families do science together.
Berkeley Earth Day draws 5000+ people a year.


Young scientisists discovering global warming.
A puppy interested in protecting the Earth too?

University Undergrad and Grad Students

Business, humanities, art, and education students
team up with engineering and science majors


Interactive, involving science -- fun, not the daily slog.
Intern with us, and make a difference -- now!


40,000 students at Cal Berkeley
Sproul Plaza is a river of humanity each day.


Lawrence Hall of Science rolls in a tent. Try naming another campus with its own public science center.
All Berkeley Earth Day photos --Copyright ©2006-2008: ClimateChangeEducation.Org. All rights reserved.
All UC Berkeley Earth Week photos -- Copyright ©2006: by photographer Rob Weinberg. All rights reserved.
Not to be copied or used without written permission. Please respect these great kids, families and students--Thanks