The City of Brampton in collaboration with the Brampton Environmental Alliance is hosting the second annual Earth Day event on Saturday, April 22nd from 12 pm to 4 pm at Norton Place Park, 170 Clark Blvd.
Registration for food is closed - drop by the event, no registration is required!
This is a free family-friendly event including:
- A Climate Change Exhibition featuring speakers, a live mural painting, and a showcase of climate-related artwork created by residents to engage the community on the City's first Climate Change Adaptation Plan.
- Norton Forest Walk: Join the TRCA at 2:30pm to learn about the Forest Restoration and Management Plan for Norton Place Park
- Kids Zone: Make your own pollinator seed balls, paint a leafy master piece or trace your eco footprint
- Join the litter clean-up
- Observe local wildlife with Nature Bingo and entire the draw for a chance to win an Ontario Parks Pass
- Festival showcasing environmental leadership across the City of Brampton.
Sacred Fire Ceremony
Opening: 12 - 12:30 |
Gokoomis (Grandmother) Vivan and Dr. Hopi Martin from Edge of the
Bush will be facilitating an opening and closing ceremony with a
sacred fire. They will be accompanied by Oshkaabewis (Sacred Helper) Tabitha Shurgold, Fire Keeper Josh Recollet,
and Water Walkers and Singers.
A free lunch will be provided upon registration for a food voucher - Food voucher capacity has been reached. Redeem your food voucher by 2:30pm or it will be given to waitlisted registrants.
Registration to attend the event is not required - please drop by!
Getting to Norton Place Park
To celebrate Earth Day, please bike, walk or take public transit to support sustainable actions for Earth Day. Parking is limited.
Join one of four BikeBrampton-led rides to the event here or visit www.bikebrampton.ca/events/ for more information. Extra bike racking will be avaialble at Norton Place Park. All ride leave at 10:15am. Ride-In registration closes on Thursday, April 20 at 11:30pm.
For information on how to access the event via transit, visit: Brampton.ca/Transit.
Participating City departments and community groups include:
- Brampton Animal Services
- Brampton Environmental Alliance
- Brampton Horticultural Society
- Brampton Library
- Brampton Transit
- Community Climate Council
- Community Safety & Well-being office
- David Suzuki Foundation
- Electric Vehicle Society
- Environmental Planning & Energy Management
- Fire and Emergency Services
- Forestry & Parks Maintenance
- Heart Lake Turtle Troopers
- People Against Littering (P.A.L.)
- Sierra Club
- Stormwater Programs
- Toronto and Region Conservation Authority