Monday, April 10
Sunrise to 9 p.m. Free.
The nearly 15,000-square-feet skatepark is one of the most popular features of Powhatan Springs Park. Enjoy a combination of street-style elements, bowls and half-pipes.
Tuesday, April 11
1-2 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center. $5.
Join in the celebration of our fabulous earth – highlighting nature’s gifts. Come learn about stewardship and other ways to care for our planet. Ages: 3 – 5 years.
Wednesday, April 12
10 a.m. – noon at Arlington Mill Community Center. Free.
Join us at this free, fun Earth Day Festival and learn about compost, recycling, energy efficiency, and much more.
- Learn about recycling in Arlington
- Play recycling games
- Learn about worm composting
- Plant flowers to take home (first 50 participants)
- Create upcycled art
- Enjoy eco-friendly nutrition & fitness activities
Thursday, April 13
Park is open sunrise to sunset. Free.
This beautiful 19-acre site includes a lush tree canopy, an open meadow, the lovely Hendry House and preserved earthworks of the Civil War fort built in 1863, and many other outstanding features.
Friday, April 14
7-8 p.m. at Gulf Branch Nature Center.
The whole family is invited to join us at the Gulf Branch fire ring for lots of old-fashioned fun. The night will be filled with entertaining activities such as stories, special animal guests, games, songs and of course, S’mores!
Saturday, April 15
Various hours. Free.
From checkers to table tennis, test your gaming skills at one of our community centers.
Sunday, April 16
2-4 p.m. at Long Branch Nature Center. Free.
Want to increase species diversity right here in Arlington? Join us as we keep the park free of destructive invasive plants. Work parties are held every month and are making a real difference. Adults, families, and teens are all welcome.