Earth Week Events

Earth Week: April 20-28, 2019

Special Earth Message               See also ARBOR WEEK

Highlights of Earth Week .....followed by MORE events & details


  • April 20-28:  Walk Through Time -- from Stardust to Us.  all day, UM Oval. FREE. Imagine taking a walk in which every step takes you back in time a million years. This exhibit consists of 90 colorful panels that depict points in time of the 4.6-billion-year life of the solar system and planet Earth. The exhibit at UM is one of only three in the world. See exhibit online

April 20 (Saturday)

Earth Service Day, Earth Day Celebration and Ecopentathalon -- Come Help!

April 22: Earth Day (Monday)

April 23 (Tuesday)

Missoula Bike Auction-  Viewing is 9am to when Auction starts at 4:30pm. Unclaimed lost or stolen bikes. WHERE: Gardner’s Auction, 4810 Highway 93 South

Organic Gardening workshop at 6pm at Garden City Harvest's River Road farm. Info & signup

April 24 (Wed)

April 25 (Thursday)

Reducing plastic waste in Missoula, 5-7pm at UM FLAT, 633 S 5th St. E, by UM

Renewable Energy Celebration & Action event,  Celebrate Missoula's new commitment to switch to 100% renewable electricity by 2030, and comment on NWE's energy plan (to expand its ownership of coal power). Food, fun, info. Hosted by 350 MT & Sierra Club. April 25, 5:30-7pm, Union Hall, 208 E. Main, Msla

Montana Renewable Energy Association will host a review of energy bills in the 2019 Legislative Session and discussion of upcoming hearing on NW Energy electric rate case. WHEN/WHERE: April 25, 5:30-7pm in Helena's La Pa Grill.  RSVP to the Facebook event.

Urban trees & Climate Change, 7pm, UM's Interdisciplinary Science Bldg, Rm 110.

April 25-27

Environmental Dances in UM's MT Theater, at 7:30pm. Dances celebrate the beauty of Montana

April 26 (Friday) Arbor Day at UM (Montana's Arboretum)-- starts at noon -- welcome, history, dedication, tours, tree planting/hugging

  also MontPIRG Party in the Public Interest (info), 5:30pm, Cambium Place, 945 Wyoming. Tickets

     Lethal Control film screened at the Roxy at 7pm. Free. Filmmaker Jamie Drysdale (UM alum), will be present and hosts Wild Earth Guardians will share info on how to help get M-44 (or cyanide bombs) banned.  More info here.

April 27 (Saturday)

Teller Wildlife Refuge Stewardship Day, 8:30-12:30; plant native shrubs; followed by chili & cornbread. More info, contact Karen

Five Valleys Audubon all day field trip to Browns Lake. Meet at 7:50am in NW corner of Adams Center parking lot.

Missoula Rose Garden work day, 9am to noon, contact Tyler Parks & Rec

Victor Community Garden work day starts at 10 am. More info or register for a plot, call Jill 360-1751

Orvis Fly-Fishing Festival  (Free & Family Friendly), noon to 6pm at Caras Park, Msla,  followed by the International FlyFishing Film Festival from 7-9:30 pm at the Wilma. $12, Benefits Trout Unlimited's youth camp.

Earth Week at Free Cycles -- build bikes for kids or Bike Swap

Help build bikes for kids and others who need but can't afford them. Or help organize & clean the bike shop for the bike season ahead. Individual or groups welcome. Tuesday to Saturday (April 23-27) , 10am to 6pm, at 732 S. 1st St W. Contact:  Bob, 406-541-7284

April 27-28 BIKE SWAP.  drop off bikes (in good condition) April 27, 10am-4pm; Sale  April 28, 10am-4pm. If selling, register your bike/gear early here! At Free Cycles, 732 S 1st St W, Msla

Earth Week at Montana Natural History Center