Earth Day (April 22) is especially meaningful in a community that prioritizes and celebrates environmental stewardship in countless ways as Atlantic Beach does.The City of Atlantic Beach Environmental Stewardship Committee (ESC) has partnered with the Word Revolt Art Gallery of Atlantic Beach to host an Earth Day art show and juried art competition. The theme of this inaugural event is Sustainable Earth and the competition is open to accomplished and aspiring local artists both young and old. Cash prizes will be awarded and the art will be on display through July. Companies and individuals are helping sponsor the event and award the artists.
A public reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Earth Day – Thursday, April 22 – at Word Revolt, 1249 Mayport Road. COVID-19 protocols will be followed at the reception.
Follow these links to learn more about local Earth Day activities, along with other important information about the necessity for each of us to step forward in the name of protecting of our precious land, water and associated natural resources.