Just because Earth Day has passed doesn’t mean the environmental celebrations have to end. Here are other celebrations continuing through the weekend. For more information on Earth Day events, call Elachee Nature Science Center at 770-535-1976.
Giving Back to the Earth
What: A morning of community service followed by a guided walk by an Elachee Nature Science Center naturalist
When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday
Where: Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville
How much: Free for those participating in morning projects; $5 adults and $3 children for afternoon guided hikes
The Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor
What: A professor of religion at Piedmont College, Taylor is also the author of 12 books and is an adjunct professor of spirituality at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur. She will speak on a green theme during a luncheon.
When: Noon Sunday
Where: First Baptist Church of Gainesville, 751 Green St., Gainesville
How much: $10