Earth Day Celebration
April 27, 2019
The Buffalo Bill Center of the West celebrates Earth Day with free admission all day on Saturday, April 27 (the weekend following “official” Earth Day). Our Center Store is having a store-wide sale—20 percent off!
CLICK HERE for a flyer with the below information
Earth Day activities take place from noon–4 p.m.
Earth Day Exhibits
Community organizations will have exhibits to help people learn the importance of conserving the planet. The Center’s own live raptors will also be on display.
Enter a car in the Recycled Vehicle Race
Create a personalized and unique recycled vehicle from collected materials, and race the vehicle down a ramp against other cars during our Earth Day 2019 celebration. Participants will begin to learn the value of recycled materials as well as basic principles of speed and motion.
Who can enter? Open to all! Be sure to register for the appropriate age category. There are two age classes. Cash prizes!
- Class A: Participants 10 or younger on the day of the event.
- Class B: Participants 11 or older on the day of the event (including adults).
Cars should be built by the primary person entering the competition. If the participant is a child, adult guidance is allowed.
CLICK HERE for all the details on the Recycled Vehicle Race!
Enter a Creation in the Recycled Art Design (RAD) Contest
Wait, don’t throw that away! This new competition promotes conservation through unique art constructed from recycled materials. Artists of all disciplines and skill levels are encouraged to submit their projects, which must be family appropriate and relate to the them of Earth Day.
Who can enter? Individuals or families may submit projects.
CLICK HERE for all the details on the RAD contest!
Lion’s Club Annual Tree Give away
Take a cutting home with you to plant in your yard!
Earth Day Film
When: Friday, April 26, 2019, 6 p.m.
What: The thought-provoking 2015 documentary The True Cost. Running time: 92 minutes.
Bring your own popcorn!
News from last year:
In 2018, Wild West EV installed an electric car charging station at the Center, just west of the Robbie Powwow Garden at the southeastern corner of the property.