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Grand Marais Community Earth Day Celebration


We are proud of our public spaces in Grand Marais and take great pride in keeping them clean! What better way to show our appreciation for our beach and harbor than Earth Day weekend?

This cleanup is part of the Alliance for the Great Lakes Adopt-a-Beach program.

Schedule of Events

11:00 am - 1:00 pm Community Beach Clean Up. Meet in Harbor Park to sign up and participate in the clean up for any amount of time. Bags and gloves are provided.

For the kids:

•Coloring contest with Cook County Soil and Water

•Fish print art activity

Prizes will be awarded for:

• The most cigarettes collected

• The most amount of trash collected

• Most peculiar trash collected

• Team that traveled the farthest

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Free cup of soup and 9oz beer/soda for all beach cleaners at Voyageur Brewing Company

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Earth Day Talk “The Great Ice Age & Our Minnesota Landscapes” with Dr. John Green at Voyageur Brewing

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm Film Screening “An Inconvenient Sequel” at the Grand Marais Public Library

Event Partners

Cook Soil & Water Conservation District

East Bay Suites

Grand Marais Library

Grand Marais Municipal Campground

Nordic Nature Group

Voyageur Brewing Company