Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Spring Dates for Lubbock, Earth Day, Arbor Day, Rain Barrels, Local Food, and Bicyclists

Sure, it's a lazy post, but there are some great spring events listed here!

March 28, 2015
Lubbock Preparedness Fair - The annual fair is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 7014 Frankford Ave.

April 22, 2015 (Wednesday)
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION Stop by the Garden & Arts Center and make some earth-friendly crafts and an Earth day pin!
All day and free!

April 22, 2015 (Wednesday)
CitiBus Ride Free Day! (to celebreate Earth Day)

April 24, 2015 (Friday)
National Arbor Day

April 25, 2015 (Saturday)
ARBORETUM PLANT SALE Annual plant sale to benefit the Arboretum and its ongoing projects. Sale features water-wise perennials, herbs and specialty plants that grow well in Lubbock. Experts on hand to answer your questions. Adults and families welcome. (6 hrs)

May 1, 2015 (Friday)
The National Bike Challenge begins!!! (Woohoo!)
Learn more and sign up at

May 2, 2015 (Saturday)
RAIN WATER HARVESTING WORKSHOP Learn the bascis of rain water harvesting in this informative workshop! One re- cycled 50 gallon rainbarrel is included with each workshop registration. Barrels may also be purchased separately for $60 each. Call 797-4520 to register or to reserve barrels for pick up between 1 PM - 3 PM. (2 hrs)
Lubbock Memorial Arboretum

May 11-15, 2015 (Saturday)
Bike to Work Week and Bike to Work Day (May 15)
Learn more at
(May is also National Bike Month.)

June 20, 2015 (Saturday)
Lubbock Downtown Farmer's Market Opening Day

May you thrive in creating a healthier you and a healthier world!