April 2022 – Earth Festival Month

The Riderwood Earth Festival Committee sponsored activities and events all through the month of April. CLICK on a topic in the list, or SCROLL down the page to view all of the activities.

Films in LSC Encore Theater
Films on RWTV 972 Mondays at 7 PM
Special Events
Local Trips
Other Earth Month Events and Websites
Committee Minutes and Report

The 2022 Earth Festival Calendar and the Events List can be viewed, printed, or downloaded.

Films in LSC Encore Theater

Friday, April 1, 7:30 pm, The Silent Roar and Descent into Darkness, Event Flyer
Thursday, April 21, 7:30 pm, Mind of the Swarm and Power of Scent, Event Flyer
Friday, May 13, 7:30 pm, Speed of Life and Beyond Fear, Event Flyer

Films on RWTV 972 Mondays @ 7 PM

For descriptions of all four films, see the Event Flyer.

Monday, April 4, Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink
Monday, April 11, Reinventing Power: America’s Renewable Energy Boom
Monday, April 18, The Biggest Little Farm
Monday, April 25, David Attenborough: A Life on the Planet


Saturday, April 2, 2 pm, Community Sustainability Efforts, Event Flyer
— Molly Jones, Executive Director of Princeton Sustainability, LSC Encore Theater 
Saturday, April 9, 2 pm, Water at Riderwood, Event Flyer
— Bill Flank, Ph.D., Riderwood resident, LSC Encore Theater
Saturday , April 16, 2 pm, Energy, Event Flyer
— Michael Crane, PG Community College, LSC Encore Theater
Wednesday, April 20, 7:30 pm, Legislative Outcomes on Chesapeake Bay and other Environmental Priorities, Event Flyer RiderwoodTV Video
— Doug Myers, Senior Scientist for Chesapeake Bay Foundation, TNC Celebrations
Saturday, April 23, 2 pm, Can Trees Save Us from Global Warming?, Event Flyer
— Chris Wien, Ph.D., Dept of Horticulture, Ithaca ( retired), LSC Encore Theater
Saturday, April 30, 2 pm, Recycling Our Trash. LSC Encore Theater, Event Flyer

Special Events

Tuesday, April 12, 7:30 – 10 am, Big Birding Sit, TNC Playground Event Flyer
Friday, April 22, 1 – 4 pm
Earth Day Celebration Exhibits, TNC Celebrations Room Event Flyer  Exhibit Guide Earth Day Looping Video
Jewelry Sale to benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, TNC Craft Room
Sunday, April 24, 1PM, Wooded Area Cleanup, Plan, Map
Wednesday, April 27, 1 – 3 pm, Electric Car Show, VSQ parking lot. with
discussion at 2 pm, VSQ Music Room Event Flyer
Thursday, April 28, 1:30 pm, Earth Friendly Dining, TNC Classroom
Friday, April 29, 2 pm, Campus Tree Walk start at the TNC entrance  Event Flyer
Saturday, April 30, 12:30 pm, Attracting Birds, Bees, and Butterflies,
Hunter Glen 118 Event Flyer

Local Trips

The Earth Day Festival Committee has planned three special trips – to David’s Natural Market, the Montgomery County Recycling Center, and the Audubon Naturalist Society.  To view the full-size descriptions, CLICK on one of the posters; to return to this page, CLICK on the X in the upper right corner.

If you are interested in a local trip, just download and complete the Registration Form or call Transportation at 301 572-8358. 

Other Earth Month Events and Websites

Planning Committee Report and Minutes

Final Report, June 2022
March 22, 2022
March 8, 2022
February 22, 2022
February 8, 2022
January 11, 2022
December 14, 2021
November 30,2021

For further information, send email to earthday@riderwoodlife.com.