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Earth Day 2021

April 24 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Earth Day at the National Aviary | Included with Admission

Visit the National Aviary to celebrate our planet, featuring enhanced safety protocols!

Program Details

Connect with nature in the National Aviary’s expansive habitats and learn how you can be a good steward of our planet.

  • 10 am – 3 pm Earth Day Basket Drawing
    • Enter to win a gift basket with sustainable products from our gift shop.
  • 10 am – 3 pm Be Green Scavenger Hunt
    • In this scavenger hunt, learn how the National Aviary’s goes “green” to help protect birds & their habitats right here in Pittsburgh!
  • 10 am – 3 pm Take Home Penguin Paper Craft
  • 10 am – 3 pm Prize Table
    • Pick up your prize for completing the “Be GREEN Scavenger Hunt”- a sunflower plant starter kit!
  • 10:15 am Story Time “Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt” by Kate Messner
  • 11:30 am African Penguin Meet & Greet
    • Meet an African Penguin and learn how the National Aviary protects this species.
  • 1:30 pm African Penguin Meet & Greet
    • Meet an African Penguin and learn how the National Aviary protects this species.
  • 2:00 pm Condor Talk
    • Learn how the National Aviary supports conservation efforts for the Andean Condor from our expert aviculturists!

Purchase Your General Admission Timed-Entry Tickets Here.

Enhanced Safety Protocols

Timed ticketing, physical distancing, hand sanitization stations, and mask requirements are all part of the National Aviary’s enhanced safety protocols. For more information, visit our COVID Information page.


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