Earth Day 2011 Orlando Deals and Events

earth Earth Day 2011 Orlando Deals and Events

Friday, April 22 is Earth Day and there are lots of freebies, deals, and events going on.

  • The Central Florida Earth Day 2011 celebration is Saturday, 4/23 from 10 am – 6 pm at Lake Eola. There will be food, music, environmental education, and more.
  • If eating fruits and vegetables at peak season and buying from local growers interests you, then you’ll love the iPhone/Android app Locavore. Locavore usually sells for $2.99, but will be free on Earth Day, 4/22. See the app in action.
  • The Disney Store is giving away a free reusable shopping bag on Friday, April 22, when you bring in at least 5 plastic grocery bags for recycling. There are Disney Stores at the Florida Mall and Seminole Towne Center. Find more locations.
  • Starbucks is giving you a free cup of coffee or tea on April 22 when you either bring in your own mug or use one of their “For Here” mugs instead of a paper cup. They also will have Starbucks mugs 20% off. (No, they won’t give you a free latte, hot chocolate, or any other drink).
  • Caribou Coffee is offer a similar deal as Starbucks. While they don’t have any Florida locations, you can share this post with friends that love Caribou Coffee.
  • Home Depot is offering free workshops and classes this weekend for kids and adults alike. The best deal I believe is the Kid’s planter basket project from 9 am – 12 pm on Saturday, 4/23.
  • Lowe’s is giving away 1 million trees on Saturday, 2/23.
  • The Orlando Science Center is reducing it’s admission price to only $5 on Saturday, 2/23 (normally $17/adults and $12/kids). Admission includes viewing of their current movie on the huge screen, “Forces of Nature”.

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