The Okeeheelee Nature Center will host an Earth Day celebration Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Celebrate the Earth and learn about Earth-friendly methods and materials. There will be naturalist-led bird, deer and butterfly walks (advance signup required), as well as presentations by representatives from the Busch Wildlife Sanctuary, Lion Country Safari, the Fishing Club of the Palm Beaches, the Palm Beach County Woodturners and the Florida Artistic Blacksmiths.
Mark’s Ark will demonstrate how to set up a home aquarium, and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office Mounted Unit and Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue will be on hand. Raptors and other critters will be on display, and the Muck Monster of Lake Worth Lagoon will make an appearance. There will be children’s story times and other activities.
Admission is free. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase. The Okeeheelee Nature Center is located at 7715 Forest Hill Blvd. in Okeeheelee Park. For more info., call (561) 233-1400.