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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- It's Earth Day! A Day dedicated to helping protect the planet. There are several ways you can get involved right here in the metro. Below are a list of events.

Take Back Earth Day Rally and Lobby Day
State Capitol, Jefferson City
2 p.m., Capitol Rotunda
The Thomas Hart Benton Group Sierra Club and 350KC
http://greenabilitymagazine.com/green-events/take-back-earth-day-rally-and-lobby-day/

Tree Planting, Heartland Tree Alliance
9 a.m. - Noon
Westside Neighborhood, along Southwest Boulevard
https://www.bridgingthegap.org/calendar/

Earth Day E-Recycling Event
Sprint Center
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
$10 donation, anything with a cord,
$20, Televisions
http://greenabilitymagazine.com/green-events/bridging-the-gap-earth-day-recycling/

UMKC E-Waste Extravaganza
Quad, 5100 Rockhill Road
10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
April 20th-April 24th, 2015
http://greenabilitymagazine.com/green-events/umkc-earth-week-e-waste-extravaganza/

Powell Gardens
Free Admission
9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
http://www.powellgardens.org/earthday

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