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Earth Day

Apr 19th - Apr 20th

Join us for a special Earth Day celebration at Discovery Park on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 as we come together to honor the natural world and promote environmental awareness.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

All events that aren’t in a designated area will take place at the Farm Credit Mid-America pavilion and greenhouses.
Programs are subject to change.

Friday, April 19, 2024

USDA

Representatives from USDA will offer fun short lessons about soybeans every 30 minutes from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Discovery Fossil Pit

Available for digging every 30 minutes from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Seed Tree Ornament

Guests can make seed tree ornaments with Discovery Park’s lead education specialist, Erik Uselton.

 

Saturday, April 20, 2024

The Discovery Fossil Pit

Available for digging every 30 minutes from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

11 a.m.

Making pinecone bird feeders with Discovery Park program specialist, Lori Inciong.

Art Hall from 12-3 p.m.

Students from the UT-Martin Eta Alpha Chapter of Sigma Gamma Epsilon will be set up around the park with their research posters.

1 p.m.

The Obion County Reading Railroad program will be presenting activities, crafts and a special storytime relating to recycling.

 

All Day Planting throughout the park on both days

Discovery Park’s grounds crew is looking for volunteers to help plant the many annuals they’ve been growing in the new greenhouses. To sign up, email Samantha at ssimbeck@discoveryparkofamerica.com.