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8 Earth Day Events And Specials Happening In South Florida

When it comes to the environment, it's hard not to notice how much care the earth needs when you live in South Florida. By simply taking a short stroll along the beach you'll notice litter along the shoreline and trash floating out in the waves.

Do your part in sustaining the earth and bettering the world we live in by celebrating Earth Day (April 22) around South Florida. Keep reading to discover eight Earth Day events happening throughout Broward County, Boca Raton and Delray Beach.

Riverside Market 

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This hot craft beer spot is partnering with SoFlo Vegans on April 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. for Vegan Eats Night at its Plantation location. Featured is a limited-time vegan menu, as well as vegan beer, and attendees will enjoy 20 percent off vegan products. Vegan beers on draft will include Lagunitas Dark Swan, New Belgium Juicy Haze IPA, Upslope Pilot Pale Ale and many more. Entrees include grilled mushroom tacos, cauliflower wings, chickpea salad wraps and black bean burgers. 

6900 Cypress Road, Plantation; 954.306.6819; theriversidemarket.com

The Historic New River Inn at Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

The Fort Lauderdale Historical Society is hosting an Earth Day educational event with the theme of “End Plastic Pollution” on April 22. It will feature a demonstration from the South Broward High School Coral Club, literary work from Colorful Warrior Writers and assistance from the Nova Southeastern University Halmos College Peer Educators to answer questions about the marine ecosystem. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free to attend. If you want to extend the event by visiting the museum, entrance costs $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $7 for students. Society members, active military personnel and children aged 6 and under can enjoy the museum at no cost. 

231 SW Second Ave., 954.463.4431; fortlauderdalehistoricalsociety.org

ETARU Hallandale Beach

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This Japanese restaurant will host a Hallandale Beach clean up at 5:30 p.m. on April 22. There will be free mango mock-tails and mochi for all participants after the clean up during a happy hour on the restaurant's terrace, located under its new cherry blossom tree. For those who work up an appetite, there will also be a candle-lit dinner service at 8 p.m.

111 S. Surf Road, Hallandale Beach; 954.271.3222; etarurestaurant.us

 Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill

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Chug some beer and save the world! Sounds unrealistic? It’s not—every Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill location will donate $1 from all Bo’s Brew Pale Ale sales to the Surfrider Foundation, an organization that strives to protect the ocean and beaches. The promotion will be happening on April 22. Imbibers who buy the ale and swipe their registered Bokamper’s MVP reward cards can win a VIP brewery tour for 12 at Saltwater Brewery, who brewed the beer exclusively for Bokamper’s. 

3115 NE 32nd Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954.900.5584; bokampers.com/fort-lauderdale/

1280 S. Pine Island Road, Plantation; 954.533.7152; bokampers.com/plantation/

15500 SW 29th St., Miramar; 754.400.8558; bokampers.com/miramar

True Food Kitchen

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True Food Kitchen, a health-based restaurant, will feature a “Grab & Go GREEN” promotion throughout April. Guests who order True Food to-go for pickup in the restaurant will receive a free Earth Day-themed canvas tote bag. The bags have four different designs and are also available for purchase for $10. 

6000 Glades Road, Ste. 1015A, Boca Raton; 561.419.8105; truefoodkitchen.com

Square One American Restaurant & Bar 

On April 22, Square One will offer its pan-roasted sixty south salmon entree for $22. Usually priced at $27, the dish features fregola risotto, English pea, leek confit, horseradish and white wine sauce. Who doesn’t love discounts? 

2222 Glades Road, Boca Raton; 561.923.9176; squareonerestaurants.com

BurgerFi

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On April 22, BurgerFi will serve $5 VegeFi Burgers, as well as $5 Beyond Burgers. The VegeFi Burger is comprised of crispy quinoa and pure-cut veggie burger, white cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato and BurgerFi sauce on a multigrain bun or lettuce. The Beyond Burger is a plant-based burger and features a single Beyond Meat patty with pickles, onions, lettuce, tomato, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup and American cheese (vegan options are also available). Guests will also receive a free “plantable burger” coaster with any burger purchase to plant their own tomato and lettuce at home. 

Click here to see a list of BurgerFi's multiple locations in South Florida.

Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar  

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Stop by Harvest Seasonal Grill & Wine Bar on April 22, to enjoy its plant-based Impossible Burger. The burger cost $16 and is served with lettuce, tomato and red onion served on a vegan roll. All guests will also receive a free recyclable tote. The promotion begins at 11 a.m.

1841 S. Federal Highway, Ste. 402, Delray Beach; 561.266.3239; harvestseasonalgrill.com

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