Sunset Hills Celebrates Earth Day April 12

On Saturday April 12, preceeding Earth Day, The City of Sunset Hills is honoring our environment in partnership with GO (Green Objectives).

This Earth Day celebration starts with a 5k run/Walk at 8:30 am. Runners will meet at Watson Trail Park; 12450 West Watson Rd. To register for the race go to www.racesonline.com and search for 5K For Earth Day.

Then from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. at the Community Center, 3915 S. Lindbergh Blvd, runners and attendees will enjoy the FREE annual Earth Day celebration including; education, family activities, recycling stations, exhibitors and a partnership with Lindbergh Elementary Schools, which will be showcasing 130 pieces of student art.
A highlight of the annual Earth Day Celebration is Recycling! Donate your bikes, cans, clothing, shoes, electronics, glasses and paint to be recycled! This year free paper shredding will be available from 10am to noon (two boxes per family); Plus, take home a free tree seedling, compliments of Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation.

New this year, Lindbergh Elementary Students, from Kindergarten to Fifth Grade will have over 130 pieces of art displayed in the Sunset Hills Community Center during the day of the event. Stop by and be inspired by the talents of these young artists and their interpretation of celebrating Earth Day!

Earth Day is a day that you can give back with a simple act. The Sunset Hills Parks and Recreation encourages you to celebrate in your own way. Here are some suggestions: plant a tree; use nature to make a craft; pick up some trash; clean a river; use earth-friendly products; go on a family hike, reduce, reuse and recycle.

Future City of Sunset Hills events include the annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 20th at 1:00pm and Trivia Night Saturday, April 26 which benefits the Sunset Hills Conservation Foundation: Doors open at 6:30, Trivia starts at 7:00. Be sure to check out the various fitness programs offered and more! Follow the City of Sunset Hills Parks & Recreation Facebook page daily for information on all programs, events and happenings.

For additional information please call 314-842-7265 or visit our website at www.sunset-hills.com.