Five things to do this Earth Day weekend in Ottawa, April 22-23
Metro Ottawa

By Haley Ritchie, Ottawa Metro News, April 21, 2017

1. Nature Museum

The Nature Museum is thinking about the Arctic on Saturday with a giant inflatable polar bear, botany tent and scavenger hunt, Inuit games and a giant walkable map of the Arctic. The activities take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and require museum admission.

2. Drop off tires, electronics

The Ontario Tire Stewardship wants your old tires to live on as new products and stay out of landfills. Old tires can be dropped off at Hazeldean Mall on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Old electronics can also be reused: drop them off from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Connaught School.

5. Park Summit and Celebration

Ecology Ottawa is holding its first ever Park Summit on Saturday, celebrating and discussing what makes a great public park. The summit takes place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Makerspace North, followed by an Earth Day Celebration until 9 p.m. with food, drinks, music and door prizes.

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