Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Come celebrate Earth Day at EdVenture. Find out simple ways that you can Go Green and help take care of our planet. Free with membership or regular admission.

Activities include:

  • Environmental Community Pledge, sign for being more environmentally friendly (Lobby) All day - Take a pledge to be an eco-citizen and help the environment! Write your name and what you plan to do this year to help make every day Earth Day!
  • Community Art Project (Lobby) All day - Help us create a butterfly mobile to hang in our upcoming Blooming Butterflies exhibit!
  • Painting with Nature (AHA Factory) All day - Create unique, one-of-a-kind art with items found in nature!
  • Newspaper Cups (Outside Terrace) All day -Create a biodegradable seedling pot and take it home to plant in your own garden!
  • Water Filtration Demonstration Pop Up (Pop-up demonstrations) All day - Learn about water filtration, turbidity, and the process it takes to keep water clean. Demonstrations will be throughout the day in the Great Outdoors.
  • Oil Spill Activity (Bio Lab) 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. - Learn about the dangers of oil spills and practice the cleaning techniques used during the monumental clean-up efforts required to clean up after these disasters.  
  • Growing Garbage (In front of EDDIE) 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. - Don't throw that stuff away! Not all garbage is bad, in fact some can be re-purposed and recycled! Meet Garbegina, our recycling ambassador and our very hard working live worms!
  • Story Time: The Lorax (Library) 10:45 a.m. and 3 p.m.  
  • Feathered Friends Forever Parrot Sanctuary and Rescue Education Programs! (Stage in front of EDDIE) 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. 


Everyday At EdVenture

Aha Factory: A Maker Works™ Studio

Your child will explore his creative side in the Aha Factory, a fun, safe environment in Maker Works where everyday objects are transformed into works of art!

Home Safe Home

Check out our one of a kind multimedia experience! Step into "Home Safe Home" and learn how to prevent the five most common mistakes that lead to house fires in South Carolina. Free with admission.

Maker Works™

Calling all makers, tinkerers and inventors! It’s time to tap your ingenuity and imagination in EdVenture’s newest workshop for creative thinkers and doers.

Hours Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Members Free
Children and Adults $11.50
Seniors (age 62+) $10.50
Military (with ID) $10.50
Educator (with ID) $10.50
Groups (15+ w/RSVP) $8.50
Children under two Free