By U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Public AffairsMarch 20, 2015
SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii -- U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be hosting numerous events for its fourth annual Earth Month celebration.
What began as a single day has evolved into a monthlong celebration with a wide variety of events for Soldiers and families to enjoy throughout the island of Oahu.
• April 4, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Fun Fest and Earth Day 2014, Weyand Field.
This collaboration between the Directorate of Public Works' (DPW) Environmental Division and the Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation features exhibitors, games, environmental learning activities and live entertainment.
8:45 a.m. is Military Child Mile Fun Run to kick off the event; no registration required.
9 a.m.-2 p.m. is games, activities, rides, inflatables and pictures with the Easter bunny, with egg hunts as follows: ages 2-4 at 11:30 a.m.; ages 5-8 at 12 p.m.; and ages 9-12 at 12:30 p.m.
Enjoy entertainment provided by SKIES. Participate in "upcycling," crafts and coloring activities, artifacts search, sustainability and natural resources educational activities; dine on a variety of seven food truck options.
Enter to win Leisure, Travel and Services' $500 gift card.
Call (808) 655-0002.
• April 22, 2-5 p.m., Island Palm Communities and DPW Environmental Division team up on Earth Day at the Kalakaua Community Center, Schofield Barracks, for cool exhibits and fun activities while learning about the environment. Also, back by overwhelming demand, is the Earth Day Passport Challenge.
• April 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., the Fort Shafter Flats parade field will serve as the location for the Earth Day Festival, hosted by the 9th Mission Support Command and 9th Theater Support Groups' Directorate of Public Works' Environmental Division. Call (808) 438-1600, extension 3307, for more details.