Earth Day events around Houston

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HOUSTON - On Tuesday, the world will celebrate Earth Day.

Here are a list of some events around Houston for Earth Day:

Nation's First Weather Museum Earth Day and Harris County PrepareAthon: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The Nation's first Weather Museum is celebrating Earth Day and 8th Birthday. Activities at the free event include seed plantings, Rain Gauge Relay, face painting, an obstacle course and more.

BBVA Compass Stadium Community Recycling Drive for Earth Day: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The public is encouraged to drop off recycling items between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the corner of Walker and Hutchins Streets.  Accepted items include plastic, paper, aluminum, and cardboard.  Free coffee will be available to participants, compliments of Starbucks located inside the George R. Brown Convention Center.

Monarch School 2nd Annual Earth Day Festival: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.            
The Monarch School will unveil its new Living Building Studio Classroom -- the first project in Texas to meet the requirements of the Living Building Challenge (LBC).  To date, there are only five certified Living Buildings in the entire world and this is the first project registered in Texas. The Living Building is an extension of The Monarch School's Gold Level LEED® certification, which holds three consecutive years of sustaining Energy Star accreditation and earns Monarch the honor of being one of the Greenest Schools in the Nation.

Free shredding at HEB's Kleinwood Center: 10 a.m. – 2p.m.
In celebration of Earth Day this Tuesday, Shredding on the Go (SOTG) and H-E-B are teaming up to offer free document shredding from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the H-E-B's Kleinwood Center location at 7310 Louetta Rd.

Earth Day School Beautification: 1 p.m.
Grand View Builders will celebrate Earth Day with the sixth grade classes of Bay Area Christian School in by planting oak trees throughout the school's campus at 4800 West Main Street in League City.

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