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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day everyone!! Here are some ways to celebrate our planet with the kiddos:

Children's Earth Day Celebration
Thursday April 21st
Smithville Park
Eastampton, NJ

Participate in conservation-minded activities, including “Recycling Olympics” at Smithville Park in Eastampton, NJ on Thursday April 21st. Ages 5 & up accompanied by an adult. Meet at Smith’s Woods parking lot off East Railroad Ave.

Celebrate Earth Day Live with Landsat!
Thursday April 21st

Check out the live webstream event "Celebrate Earth Day Live with Landsat!" from NASA's Digitial Learning Network if you don't feel like leaving the house. The live webstream is offered by NASA DLN from 11:00-11:30am EDT.

Home School Club: Going Green
Friday April 22
Tyler Arboretum
Media, PA

Join the Home School Club to Celebrate Earth Day at Tyler Arboretum this Friday April 22nd by participating in planting projects in the North Woods or in the garden. Take home your own recycled piece of art. Ages 5-9.

Tredyffrin Kids: Earth Day!
Friday April 22nd
Tredyffin Public Library
Strafford, PA

Help Miss Joy celebrate Earth Day in a musical way at the Tredyffin Public Library on Friday April 22nd. Use shakers, rhythm sticks & other instruments to perform songs about our world & its inhabitants. Ages 3-6. Free. 1-2pm: Go green by planting seeds with Miss Michele. Ages 3-6. Free.

Earth Day Celebration at the National Constitution Center
Friday April 22
National Constitution Center
Philadelphia, PA

Local community organizations discuss the environment & share tips on going green at Philly's own National Constitution Center this Friday April 22nd. Make recycled paper & crafts and learn how environmentally friendly our nation was when the Constitution was founded. Free with admission, $8-$12

Earth Day Festival
Friday April 22nd
Academy of Natural Sciences
Philadelphia, PA

Meet the Academy of Natural Sciences’ chemists, engineers & other scientists and find out how they monitor pollution & other environmental hazards affecting the Philadelphia region. Discover ways to help the environment through hands-on activities all day. Free with paid admission, $10-$12.

Earth Day Hike
Friday April 22nd
Buttinger Nature Center
Pennington, NJ

Celebrate Earth Day on a hike to the Stony Brook. Families & adults. $5 per person.

The Little Treehouse Celebrates Earth Day
Friday April 22nd
The Little Treehouse
Chestnut Hill, PA

Honor the earth & nature with a special Earth Day craft for children along with an outdoor gardening event (weather-permitting) at The Little Treehouse Play Cafe. Each child will get a special Earth Day gift. Free with admission, $8.50, siblings half-price.

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