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Earth Day 2023 Events in Wichita

Earth Day Wichita

Our planet is a fantastic place, but it needs our help to strive! Each year on April 22, more than a billion people celebrate Earth Day. We have three Earth Day Events in Wichita to help you celebrate.  Earth Day Fun Facts:  The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 when a US senator from […]

Earth Day “Party for the Planet” at the Sedgwick County Zoo

Earth Day Sedgwick County Zoo

Celebrate Earth Day with a Party for the Planeton Thursday, May 20th 2023! This environmental fair gives everyone the opportunity to learn how to protect and care for the world we live in. They will have hands-on activities and interactive exhibits; children have many learning opportunities. Activities are geared toward kids in 3rd – 5th […]

Tulip Bulb Sale at Botanica

tulips from botanica's tulip bulb sale in Wichita, KS

Botanica will begin its spring tulip bulb sale on April 22. This year’s tulips can be planted in the fall and color your garden next spring.  The tulips will only cost 15 cents each, and you can pay with cash or check (no cards). Please bring your own bags. The sale will continue on Friday […]

Arkansas River Trash Roundup

This is one free Wichita activity where you get to give. Get your hands dirty by helping to keep our river nice and clean. (Actually, you’ll wear gloves, so no manicures need be harmed by this activity!) On Saturday, May 7, 2022 join other volunteers for the Annual Arkansas River Trash Roundup and spend the […]

Free Waste Tire Collection for Sedgwick County Residents and Businesses

flyer: free waste tire collection for Sedgwick County Residents and Businesses

If you have some old tires you’d like to get rid of (and you live in Sedgwick County), you can do it free a couple days in April. Sedgwick County residents can take their tires for FREE disposal to the Sedgwick County West Yard at 4701 S. West Street between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. […]

FREE: Household Hazardous Waste Facility

Household Hazardous Waste Facility Wichita KS

Doing some spring cleaning? Or planning some home renovation? Here’s a cheap tip that could save you some $$ on getting or getting rid of paint and other hazardous waste. Chemicals like paint or household cleaners and other hazardous materials shouldn’t be thrown in the trash. Instead, take them to the Sedgwick County Household Hazardous […]

2019 Downtown Cleanup Day in Wichita

Volunteers smiling and enjoying lunch in the downtown popup park after Wichita Downtown Cleanup

They say that “Downtown is everyone’s neighborhood” and I believe it. Downtown Cleanup Day is a great opportunity to get involved in your neighborhood, get outside with friends and neighbors, and do some good for your community – by spending time, not money. It’s April, so that means spring cleaning for the city of Wichita. […]

FREE Earth Day Environmental Fair at the Sedgwick County Zoo

Rats, you missed it! Get the Wichita on the Cheap daily email newsletter so you never have to miss another deal. On Thursday, April 19, the Sedgwick County Zoo opens its doors free-of-charge once again for Earth Day Kansas, a free environmental fair at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Activities designed for third- through fifth-graders will […]