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Earth Day Fairy Fest

Saturday, April 22, 2023

10 a.m. - 1p.m.


Celebrate Earth Day with who else? The fairies! Our sweet little event features guest fairies, an Earth Day puppet show in the forest, and plenty of unplugged nature crafts. Ideal for families and caregivers with children up to age 10.


You can make your own fairy wings, wands, and eco-friendly fairy glitter; bedeck the forest with fairy and gnome homes; and take a spin around the May pole! Feel free to dress in your favorite fairy, elf, or gnome garb (we hear they are flattered when humans mimic them) or have your face painted. There will be tree planting activities, a puppet show, and plenty of nature arts and crafts. The University of Maryland Extension's Master Gardeners will share Bay-Wise education ideas with us, too. Did we mention the baby chicks?!

Featured guest Karen Madigan, co-author of the award-winning Nature Play Workshop for Families will share a hands-on activity from her book. Feel free to bring your copy to get signed! Local children's book author Twig George will also lead a special storytime.

Check out our schedule here. Remember, pre-registration is required and this event is rain or shine. (Register below.)

Earth Day Fairy Fest: Earth Day Fairy Fest

Space is limited and pre-registration is required; sorry, NO walk-in registrations will be accepted. General registration opens on March 15. Register now!



If you'd like to become a sponsor, please let us know! The Notchcliff Parent Group spends months planning for this event, and we rely on local business sponsors and donors to help make it possible. We also have a need for volunteers ages 14+ and we are happy to provide volunteer service hours (flyer here).

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