BEVERLY HILLS—Beverly Hills is preparing for its annual Earth Day Celebration on Sunday, April 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

According to a press release from the city of Beverly Hills, in conjunction with the weekly Farmers’ Market, the event will be held in the 9300 Block of Civic Center Drive. There will be opportunities to celebrate the environment and sustainability with pet adoptions, a petting zoo, paper-shredding station, free gardening compost, live music and more. The event is free to the public and will highlight global environmental awareness locally to Beverly Hills. The theme “Protect Our Species” will be highlighted.

This year the ‘Run to Remember Race’ honoring fallen first responders will pass through Beverly Hills earlier in the morning. There will be several road closures in Beverly Hills that will impact the arrival to the celebration and market:

-4:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. – Avenue of the Stars, in both directions from South Santa Monica Boulevard to Pico Boulevard

-Midnight – 10:00 a.m. – South Santa Monica Boulevard, eastbound lane only from Ave. of the Stars to Burton Way

-4:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – Burton Way, eastbound lane only from La Cienega Boulevard to South Santa Monica Boulevard

-4:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Pico Boulevard, in both directions from Motor Avenue to La Cienega Boulevard

For more details on the Earth Day Celebration and Farmers’ Market, visit or call 310-285-2467 or email

For additional details on the ‘Run to Remember,’ please visit