Local Earth Day Events

AFFEW (A Few Friends for the Environment of the World) host an Earth Day event annually at the United Methodist Church, 5810 Bryant Road, Ludington, from 12pm to 5pm.

The 2019 Earth Day theme was "Earth Day- Protect Our Species."

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The 2019 schedule included the following events:


10am - Meditation, Al Haslam
10:30am - Qigong, Lynne Haslam

11am-12pm - Workshops

Native Plants, Rain Gardens Storm Water Management- Carolyn Thayer
DIY Green Cleaning Products - The Green Gals

1pm-2pm - Workshops

Healthy from the Ground Up - Dr. Kathy Niemeyer
Friends & Foes: Organic Insect Management - John Ferree


2:30-3:30pm - Hunting and Fishing: A Legacy of Protecting Natural Resources - Nick Green and Shaun Mckeon
4-5pm - Climate Update: Your Health and Your Community - Dr. Patricia Koman, Dr. Richard Norton

Kids activities

Live Animal Show - 12:30pm
John Ball Zoo Animal Exhibit - 1:30-3:30pm
Turtles & Snakes (Ludington State Park), Button Making and Fish Printing (AFFEW), animal hides, petunia planting, Family Hike 11am & 2pm (led by Dave Dister)

Exhibitors & Displays

Sauble Dunes Audubon Society
Friends of the Ludington State Park
Steve Begnoche Photos
US Forest Service
Young Living Essential Oils
Hamlin Lake Preservation Society
Health Dept. #10

Old Silo & McBritton Farms
Knot Your Mama's Crafts
Morley Chiropractic
Petunia Parade
Kid Ranch CSA
Spectrum Health Green Team
Marie Marfia Fine Art
Live Well Mason Food Council

Food & Drink available 11am-3pm. Raffle drawing at 3:40pm.

For information on the 2020 Earth Day Events, visit the AFFEW website.

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