Your town in brief: Earth Day 10K, learn about native species
Celebrate the earth with a 10K • The city's 4th annual Earth Day 10K begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 20, from the West Riverfront Pavilion, 11050 S. Riverfront Parkway. Registration is $30 and can be done in person at the Fitness & Aquatic Center, 10866 S. Redwood Road, or by phone, 801-253-5236 or online at http://www.activityreg.com. Participants receive a Wickify race jersey.
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Native species • Help native pollinators and save water by using native plants in your landscape. Learn the secrets of native species propagation in this hands-on workshop April 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Red Butte Garden, 300 Wakara Way. Preregister at 801-587-5433.
Pretend to be an earthquake victim • As part of emergency preparedness, he city is teaming with the Red Cross to set up a mock disaster shelter at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center on April 18. And of course, mock victims will be needed between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. that Thursday. For more information or to sign up, contact Dawn Black at 801-944-7098 or firstname.lastname@example.org.