Earth Day


It's your planet -- Celebrate Earth in a variety of events around town in April!


Free Earth Day Celebration, Sat., April 19

Enjoy music, a climbing wall, interactive activities for the kids, and a great showcase of Earth-friendly demonstrations, products and services like xeriscaping, energy efficiency, local foods and materials, and much more.

See complete details


Computer & Electronic Recycling, Sat., April 19

Responsibly recycle your old computers, monitors, TVs and other electronics! Sponsored by Rooney Road Recycling Foundation.

See complete details


Outdoor Adventures 

  • Celebrate Lakewood Regional Parks, Tue., April 22

Join a ranger-led hike through the Bear Creek Greenbelt

  • Earth Day Volunteer Service Project, Sat., April 26

Spend a morning improving Bear Creek Lake Park maintaining trails, planting, collecting trash and other volunteer activities.

See complete details on these activities and several others to get you outside enjoying Lakewood's wild, wide-open spaces!


Community Gives Day, 10 - 2 p.m., Tue., April 22

Staff from Lakewood's Urban Parks Division will be at Whole Foods in Belmar, 444 S. Wadsworth Blvd., to hand out wildflower seeds and tree saplings, as well as answer plant and gardening questions. Whole Foods is donating funds through its "bag donation" program to help raise money for Lakewood's Mountair Park Community Farm.


Special Earth Day Lunch Lecture & Benefit

Learn about the changing challenges of fighting wildfires along Colorado's Front Range. Lunch, learn, and help raise funds for an exciting historical exhibit.

See complete details


Sustainability Awards Presentation, Mon., April 28

After months of nominations, City Council is scheduled to announce the 2014 winners of these annual awards for individuals, youth, businesses, and other organizations for leadership in building a sustainable community.

See complete awards details


Sustainability Programs

The City of Lakewood embraces sustainability, "...creating balance among the environment, the economy and society to ensure that we do not compromise the quality of life for future generations." (Lakewood Comprehensive Plan)

Learn more about our sustainability efforts



Celebrate Earth Day at Lakewood events.

Earth Day 2014