AFFEW to host Earth Day celebration April 20; currently selling native plants

April 1, 2024

PERE MARQUETTE TOWNSHIP — AFFEW (A Few Friends of the Environment of the World) will hold its Earth Day celebration from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 20 at United Methodist Church of Ludington, 5810 W. Bryant Rd.

The theme for this year’s celebration is “Planet vs. Plastics.” Doors open at 10 a.m. The event will include a guided hike and activities for children, including live reptiles; a variety of speakers including keynote speaker Mary Fortier on electric vehicles; U Dig It Community Garden tours; lunch and treats for purchase; and informational booths.

The event will include a variety of workshops and events. Read more at AFFEW’s website here.

The organization is also currently holding an online native plant sale through April 20. The sale is for garden and single species flats plus individual quart and gallon plants. Visit AFFEW’s website for more information or email, call 815-592-9032.



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