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Based on recommendations made by the County of Santa Cruz Health Service Agency, we are unable to host a 2022 in-person event. We will miss being together with you at Earth Day in the San Lorenzo Park. We want to be sure, however, you know what’s happening around town and will be listing in-person and virtual events on our website.

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Santa Cruz Mountain Trails Stewardship

Every Friday in April!

Come out and maintain local trails to celebrate Earth Day with Santa Cruz Mountains Trail Stewardship (SCMTS)! Every Friday in April, join SCMTS Trail Sages Travis and Chris out in Soquel Demonstration State Forest for a day in the dirt. We’ll give you all the tools and knowledge you need for success; no prior trail work experience is necessary. See you out there!

Friday, April 1, 9am – 2pm

Friday, April 8, 9am – 2pm

Friday, April 15, 9am – 2pm

Friday, April 22, 9am – 2pm

For more information, contact:  Katie Teschler at


Climate Action Market at the Seymour Marine Discovery

Saturday, April 23, 2022

10:00am – 2:00pm

Seymour Marine Discovery Center:   100 McAllister Way, Santa Cruz

Focus:  Science and Local Climate Action

It’ll be a science-meets-community-action festival open to the public. Imagine a farmer’s market vibe — lots of people buzzing about with music, food, games, arts and crafts, and booths. The booths will be filled with scientists, civic partners, community organizations, and businesses sharing what they’re doing to understand and/or act to achieve healthy marine/coastal ecosystems and human communities.

For more information, click here Earth Day at the Seymour Center

You can also contact:

Jonathan Hicken | Executive Director

Seymour Marine Discovery Center at UC Santa Cruz

Office: 831-459-5343


Watsonville Earth Day & Day of the Child

Sunday, April 24, 2022

12:00pm – 4:00pm

Watsonville City Plaza: 358 Main St., Watsonville

Participate in fun educational activities and cultural entertainment with your kids! There will be kids’ activities, entertainment, prizes, and food! This event is free and we ask that people not attend if they are feeling sick. Learn more at

For more information, contact:

Amy Cebada | Communications & Environmental Outreach Coordinator

City of Watsonville
Office: 831-768-3164


2022 Seaside Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 30, 2022

1:00pm – 4:00pm

Seaside City Hall:  440 Harcourt Ave., Seaside

Celebrate Earth Day with activities and events planned all afternoon, everything from a community clean up event to an electric vehicle test drive fair. City Hall Lawn activities include live music, speakers, educational exhibits, booths, and displays, hands-on fun activities for families and kids, and a free raffle for eco-friendly items. Click Here For A Schedule of Earth Day Activities

  • Electric Vehicle Test Drive and Display Show:  Ecology Action will be on site with multiple vehicles in a static display, and actual owners will be on hand to talk to attendees about all things regarding electric vehicles. Test rides in new and used models will also be available (more details TBD).  Come learn about the latest developments in electric vehicles, costs of ownership, charging, road trips, charging infrastructure, federal and state rebates for purchasing electric vehicles, home charging and more.  Click Here to Sign Up for a Test Drive   |   Click Here for More Information on EV Show Activities  

For more information on Earth Day, contact: Catherine Crockett

For more information on EV activities, contact: Sabrina Delk at


University California Santa Cruz:  Check out Sustainability Office Earth Month Events