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Earth Day & Arbor Day

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Parks has plenty of ways for you to celebrate Earth and Arbor Days this year, with volunteer opportunities at your local parks, family-friendly festivals, lectures, crafts, and more!

Earth Day & Arbor Day Events

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mar 21

Spring with a Walk at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Celebrate the first day of Spring with a walk at Conference House Park. Explore the Park's unique bluebelt and beach areas through a guided tour with…

Mar 21

Celebrate the ‘Flow’ of Spring with a DEP Water Conservation Workshop and Activity Day

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Through fun, hands-on projects, children and families will learn the importance of water conservation in the city.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Mar 22

March for the Earth

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join QBG and other community groups for a day of volunteering and unity at Queens Botanical Garden, followed by a festive march to the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Unisphere.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr 19

Earth Day at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park) , Brooklyn  This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for its annual Earth Day celebration featuring fishing lessons, performances, a parade, and raptor meet and greet.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Apr 22

Earth Day Craft & Mini Garden Tour

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us after school to celebrate Earth Day at Queens Botanical Garden! Take a Garden stroll and make a botanically-themed craft.

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr 26

Arbor Festival

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Arbor Festival Sunday, April 26, 11am to 6pm Fee: Free with Garden Admission (extra fee for certain activities) It’s a fun-filled day at QBG’s Arbor Festival. Come enjoy a…

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Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Earth Day Rockaway

at Beach 59th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This 9th annual celebration lets kids and families take part in free environmental activities along the waterfront. Sponsored by the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance in partnership with…

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