Saturday, December 2, 2023

Get Your Dose of Nature at the ‘Park Prescription’ Earth Day Celebration in the Mendocino Headlands

The following is a press release issued by MendoParks:

Team Luigi” at Pudding Creek Beach for Earth Day 2021 with MendoParks, Mendocino Land Trust, Mendocino Woodlands Camp Association, and Latino Outdoors North Coast Chapter [Photography provided by MendoParks]

Join MendoParks and the Mendocino Mermaids for a “Park Prescription” Earth Day celebration at the Mendocino Headlands State Park. Earth Day activities will take place from 1:00-4:00pm on Friday April 22nd on the Mendocino Headlands outside the Ford House Visitor Center and Museum (45035 Main St, Mendocino). All activities are free and open to the public:

  • Kids activities, including face painting booth by Harmony Face Painting
  • Park clean-up
  • Dance party
  • 2:00pm Ayurveda talk and breathing class by Nicole Fish of Mendocino Ayurveda
  • 3:00pm Open-air paint class: Please RSVP (all activities are free but space is limited for the paint class) https://www.mendoparks.org/earth-day 
  • Fresh wildflower exhibit at the Ford House Museum

 California Coastal Cleanup Day 2021, MendoParks and Mendocino Mermaids at Big River Beach

Earth Day is an annual event on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April 22, 1970, it now includes a wide range of events coordinated globally by EarthDay.org including 1 billion people in more than 193 countries. The official theme for 2022 is Invest In Our Planet: https://www.earthday.org/

Time in nature is one of the best relievers for stress, so get your “Park Prescription” for Earth Day by soaking in the good vibes at the beautiful Mendocino Headlands!

MendoParks is the nonprofit organization that supports State Parks in Mendocino County with educational activities, park improvements, and visitor services: www.mendoparks.org. Mendocino Mermaids is the nonprofit that supports monthly beach cleanups along the Mendocino Coast, encouraging participants to get active in our community, on our beaches and in the water: https://linktr.ee/MendocinoMermaids 

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