Fun, Free Event at Hilldale | Celebrating Earth Day Weekend April 22-23, 2022

(Madison, WI): Head to Hilldale on Earth Day weekend for Green-filled fun! Check out the lineup for April 22-23 at Hilldale in Madison, WI.

Donation Drive with Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin

Friday, April 22, 12 pm – 7 pm and Saturday, April 23, 10am – 4pm 

In partnership with Hilldale and in service to the local community, Goodwill of South Central Wisconsin is joining in on Hilldale’s Earth Day weekend event with a mobile donation site! Look for the Goodwill SCWI truck located in the parking lot behind LL Bean (off Heather Crest & Segoe Rd.) for convenient drop-off of your donated items.

Goodwill SCWI gratefully accepts new and gently used items of resale quality, including: Clothing, shoes and accessories, Toys and games, Home décor and furniture, and Electronics – working or not! – including computers and printers (no TV’s please.) Learn more here.

Pop-up percussion by the Handphibians

Friday April 22nd from 4pm – 7pm

Join us on the Green (near AMC & LL Bean) for a performance from the Handphibians– a Madison Brazilian Percussion Group. During set breaks, kids will be invited to learn more about the drums!

The Handphibians are a group of percussionists from the Madison, Wisconsin area who study and perform various styles of Brazilian music. Learn more here.


Friday April 22nd from 4pm – 6pm

PROSHRED will offer a free drop off service – with their certified document destruction and recycling processes, your secure documents are destroyed on-site and all destroyed materials are then recycled into new products. Paper shredding is the most secure way to properly dispose of your confidential information while helping the environment, plus adding value to our economy. Learn more here.

PROSHRED will provide security containers in which the documents to be shredded will be place in for such shredding. Limit: one letter size box (10x12x15inch box) per customer/family please.

Free pop-up camp with Burn Boot Camp

Saturday, April 23 from 9:15am-10am on the Green

Join us on the Green, near LL Bean for a free work out with Burn Boot Camp. No need to bring anything other than a water bottle if you’d like.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to fill out a waiver, meet the Burn team, and stretch a few minutes before a heart-pounding 45 minute workout! This high intensity workout can be modified for all fitness levels. For more about Burn Boot Camp, visit the link here.

Meet & Greet with Mirabel and Ariel

Saturday April 23 from 11am-1pm on the Green

Meet the fan favorite characters Mirabel, of Encanto and Ariel of the Little Mermaid at our Earth Day event! They characters will be at the Green (near bartaco) for meet & greets and photos.

Meet the Team from RENEW WI Solar

Saturday, April 23 from 10am-4pm on the Green

RENEW Wisconsin is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a stronger, healthier, more vibrant Wisconsin through the advancement of renewable energy. Attendees can visit their station at the Green (near LL Bean) on Saturday April 23rd from 10am-4pm to learn about advancements in renewable energy across the state, including (but not limited to) geothermal, electric vehicles, and solar energy. Feel free to stop by for more information in going solar on your home. Plus, solar powered toy cars for kids will be available to play on the Green during the event!

And more! See the event details here!

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