Earthfest Boulder is a combination of activities including the Earth Day 5K, the 5th annual Dirt Day Adventure Challenge and Expo, Short Track Mountain Bike Race and the Kids and Adults Cruiser Parade. There are hands-on family activities such as: interaction with wild animals, leave-no-trace clinics, renewable energy demos, live music, fly fishing . . .Fly fishing?
Arapahoe Community College, 5900 S. Santa Fe Drive, is celebrating Earth Day on its west lawn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. . . . The Denver Urban Gardens will offer hands-on composting activities with worms . . .And worms.
"Worldwide Declines and Extinctions of Amphibians," a lecture by intergrative physiology department Professor Cindy Carey, and "Amphibian Deformities and their Link to Emerging Infections," a lecture by ecology and evolutionary biology department Assistant Professor Pieter Johnson . . .
An Earth Day dinner will be at 7 p.m., following a cocktail reception at 6:30 p.m. at Lala's Wine Bar and Pizzeria . . . The cocktail receptions features organic vodka; the dinner is a four-course, organic menu with organic/sustainable
wine pairings . . . .
Front Range Community College is hosting a seminar, discussion and democratic conversation on global warming . . .
Rooney Road Recycling Center, 151 S. Rooney Road, is offering recycling tours at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. . . .
Julia Butterfly Hill, founder of the Circle of Life, spent two years living in the branches of a 1,000-year-old redwood tree. Find out what she's doing now. . . .