Chicago kids help with a neighborhood cleanup and planting on Earth Day in 2011. Credit: Sun Times Archive

How are you going to make a difference this Earth Day, Chicago? 

Here are some ways you can help out on Saturday, April 21 and Sunday, April 22:

Meanwhile, here’s a few a pictures of Chicagoans making a difference, as well as a few photos of some of the beauty found in Chicago, to help get you in the spirit: