[Shaw Media file photo]
[Marvin's Toy Store owner Lori McConville (right) helps Ainhoa Benito get a kite into the air during last year's Earth Day Celebration.]
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21
WHERE: Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake
COST and INFO: Hosted by McHenry County Conservation District and Environmental Defenders of McHenry County. The event is held both indoors and out and will go on rain or shine. Includes live music by Joe Reilly (11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.), guided hikes (12:15 and 3 p.m.), a new Open Mic (12:30 p.m.), food trucks (11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.) or bring your own “no waste” picnic lunch, puppet shows, environmental exhibitors and household recycling drop-off (athletic shoes, batteries, fluorescent tubes and polystyrene foam, among other items, accepted). Information: www.mccdistrict.org.