Earth Day events in Tucson will be held at Children’s Museum Tucson, Biosphere 2 and Summit Hut on Saturday, April 22. The Childlren's Museum will offer free admission all day for the Earth Day celebration. Biosphere 2 is filled with family-fun events all day, including hermit crab releases every half hour. Summit Hut is collecting old cellphones to help save the rainforest.
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