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Where to celebrate Earth Day in San Diego

Graptopelum, or leather petal plants, at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas, June 12, 2015.
Katie Schoolov
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KPBS
Graptopelum, or leather petal plants, at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas, June 12, 2015.

Earth Day, conceived in the U.S. in 1970, is now an annual celebration observed worldwide. It honors environmental achievements and urges communities and nations to take action in safeguarding the Earth's natural resources for future generations.

Below are places that will be holding events to celebrate Earth Day in San Diego County.

Discover Wildlife at the Living Coast Discovery Center

Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at 10 AM
Ongoing until December 29, 2024
Living Coast Discovery Center
$0-20. Children (2 and under) free

The child care industry has long been in crisis, and COVID-19 only made things worse. Now affordable, quality care is even more challenging to find, and staff are not paid enough to stay in the field. This series spotlights people each struggling with their own childcare issues, and the providers struggling to get by.