BEVERLY HILLS—The city of Beverly Hills is celebrating the 15th annual Earth Day on Sunday, April 15. The celebration will include “earthy” activities that include energy-saving displays, paper shredding, free compost and electric vehicles.

The event will transpire from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., where participants can choose from an array of free, family-friendly activities, while doing their weekly shopping at the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market. Events and activities include:

-Electric vehicle charging information

-Paper shredding (no limit)

-Earth Day crafts and stories, hosted by the Community Services Department

-Free 20-pound bags of compost, while supplies last

-Eyeglass recycling

-Pet adoptions and grooming

-The mobile earthquake simulator AKA the Quake Cottage. Are you prepared?

-Native gardening advice

-Solar energy vendors

-Raffle prizes and more!

The Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market is located on Civic Center Drive and Third Street. Free parking is available in the Civic Center parking garage located at 450 N. Rexford Drive. For more details, contact the city of Beverly Hills’ Public Works Services Department at (310) 285-2467 or go to