Earth Month may be over, but earth-friendly activities continue year-round. Here’s what’s on deck for May:
- Sunday, May 1: Invasive Species Pull, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Croydon Creek Nature Center. Help remove invasive plant species and improve the Hayes Forest Preserve. SSL hours available. Register for course #22666 at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration.
- Saturday, May 7: 20th Annual Spring Festival and Native Plant Sale, 10 a.m.-noon at Croydon Creek Nature Center.
- Thursday, May 12: Building and Living in Montgomery County’s First Certified Net-Zero Energy Home. 7-8 p.m. Virtual. Part of the Climate Solutions Speaker Series.
- Saturday, May 21: Kids to Parks Day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Croydon Creek Nature Center. The National Park Trust and the City of Rockville Department of Recreation and Parks invite the community to spend time in the Hayes Forest Preserve and celebrate Kids to Parks Day. Free drop-in activities while supplies last. Learn more at parktrust.org/kids-to-parks-day.
- Saturday, May 21: Spring Community Outdoor Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-noon in the parking lot of Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive. This yard sale encourages reusing and includes a bulb exchange. Swap old incandescent or compact fluorescent light bulbs for up to three light-emitting diode bulbs. Register for course #22668, #22669 or #22670 at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration.
Find ongoing opportunities and more at www.rockvillemd.gov/earthmonth.