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Celebrate Earth Day at Lawrence parade & festival

Enjoy a day of fun activities and learn about sustainability, waste reduction, composting, electric vehicles, energy conservation and more at the 18th Annual Lawrence Earth Day Parade & Celebration on Saturday, April 21.

The parade begins at 11 a.m. at 8th and Massachusetts streets and will process along Massachusetts to South Park. The celebration will open from […]

Be inspired at eco-friendly fashion show

Get a unique look at repurposed, vintage and environmentally conscious clothing at the City Style Fashion Show hosted by Johnson County Community College students.

The fashion runway will showcase sustainable looks using recycled and repurposed clothing from TurnStyles Thrift Stores. Students worked with TurnStyles to design outfits for the store’s windows and displays, and then selected […]

Save on ENERGY STAR appliances during Earth Week

If you’re in the market to purchase a new ENERGY STAR® appliance, take advantage of the Missouri Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday and pay no sales tax from April 19-25 on qualifying purchases.

Many cities and counties across the state also have opted into the tax-free exemption on purchases up to $1,500 per appliance during the […]

Explore native plant sales in April

As gardeners discover the many benefits of native plants, local growers are offering even greater selections. Find April sales at these locations throughout the month.

April 14

Saturday, 9 a.m. -2 p.m.
Kansas City Community Gardens
6917 Kensington Ave., Kansas City, MO

The sale benefits the Westport Garden Club’s Charitable Trust Fund.

April 21 

Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Anita B. Gorman […]

Get 2 free native plants at Healthy Yards Expo

Find “greener” ideas for your lawn and garden at the Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo, and receive two free native plants, a tree seedling and chances to win a compost bin or rain barrel.

The free expo will be held Saturday, April 7 and will feature businesses and non-profit organizations that can help Johnson County and surrounding […]