Friday, April 22, 2011 is Earth Day. Several events are planned for downtown Ferndale.

Earth Day Celebration Party at The Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave – open doors at 7pm – Including free local healthy food, free chair massages, prize giveaways, the FESC Ferndale Green Business of the Year Awards, a special Sierra Club and Beer gathering, plus more!

Treat Dreams, 22695 Woodward Avenue,  will have free ice cream including a special Sierra Club flavor and a Vegan flavor –

Downtown Ferndale Bike Shop, 163 W. Nine Mile Rd., will have roller racing –

Greenleaf Bodywork, 251 E. Nine Mile Rd., will be doing free chair massages –

The Green Thumb, 22963 Woodward Avenue, will have free seed packets to get your garden started –

Garden Fresh Salsa, 1505 Bonner, will have chips and salsa –

(1 block east of Hilton, 2 blocks south of 9 Mile; not exactly downtown but hey, free chips and salsa)

And in nearby Royal Oak:

Inn Season Cafe, 500 East Fourth Street, Royal Oak, Michigan will have some fresh healthy food samples –

Cacao Tree Cafe, 204 W. 4th St, Royal Oak, will have local organic food samples –