Town of Davidson Kicks Off Earth Day Celebration With
Pollinator Exhibit: Saturday, April 24
Earth Day is celebrated annually around the world on April 22. The Town of Davidson invites the community to enjoy Earth Day with an exciting Bee-Hold the Humble Pollinator exhibit. It will be open to the public Saturday, April 24 through Wednesday, May 5 at the Davidson Parks and Recreation office, 865 South Street in Davidson. Stop by to view the exhibit Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturday, April 24 and May 1 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Face coverings are required. The exhibit is free, and drop-ins are welcome, though preregistration is encouraged for Saturday, April 24 and Saturday, May 1. You can register at: www.townofdavidson.org/earthday.
“We appreciate the North Carolina Botanical Garden for partnering with us to offer this exhibit in Davidson,” said Charlene Minor, Natural Assets and Sustainability Coordinator. “This is a great opportunity to explore the diversity and ecology of bees, the pollination services they provide, the threats they face, and ways that people can help support them.”
On Saturday, April 24, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., other outdoor activities will be available in addition to the Bee-Hold the Humble Pollinator exhibit:
- Make a bee hotel with the Girl Scouts
- Go on a Davidson Land Conservancy World of Wonder scavenger hunt
- Speak with Better Tomorrow Solar for a solar power Q & A
- Cook with the sun solar oven demonstration
- See the Davidson Parks and Recreation solar-electric E.L.F. bike
Don’t forget to stop by the Parks and Recreation booth on Saturday, April 24 for more information on what we’re up to as well as a preview of May’s National Bike Month events:
- Bike/Walk to “Around” Town Day service projects (May 1)
- Lake Norman Bike Expo and Community Rides (May 8)
- National Bike to Work Week (May 17 – 23)
Visit www.townofdavidson.org/bikemonth to learn more about National Bike Month events, and register for one of the community bike rides at www.townofdavidson.org/dpr.
For more information, please call Davidson Parks and Recreation at 704-892-3349.
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