You spent last year cooking your organic produce from your local CSA, composting your waste-stream and you installed 3 water hogs to recycle rainwater from your roof. We get it, you’re a sustainability practitioner and you care about the environment.
So how are you going to celebrate Earth Day this year?
Its Earth Week, April 17-22nd. Get on the move and reconnect and celebrate with nature!
- Earth Day Celebration at Garden in the Woods. Special activities from noon-4 p.m. $5 for adults, $1.50 for children 17 and under. Garden in the Woods,180 Hemenway Rd., Framingham. 508-877-7630. newenglandwild.org
- 14th Annual Charles River Clean-up. Join 3000 volunteers to help clean up the Charles River. 9 a.m. to noon. Various locations along the Charles River. See website for a list of cleanup sites: crwa.org/cleanup.html
- Join the Trustees of Reservations to clean up the Coastline with your friends. April 20, Halibut Point, 10AM-Noon. http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/northeast-ma/earth-day-coastal-cleanup.html
- Participate in the Guiness Book of Records Largest Global picnic. April 22 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., rain or shine. Free. Boston Common Frog Pond. www.nature.org/bostonpicnic
- Earth Day on the Greenway, face painting, music, games and guided walks of some of Boston’s secret lane’s. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Dewey Square Park (Summer Street & Pearl Street), www.rosekennedygreenway.org
- Launch rockets, maneuver remote controlled robots and blast off at this year’s “explore the universe” themed Earth Day celebration! www.ecotarium.org
- Party for the Planet at the Franklin Park Zoo. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., $16 for adults, $10 for children, under 2 free, Franklin Park Zoo, 1 Franklin Park Road, Dorchester, 617-541-5466, www.zoonewengland.org
- Attend the EarthPort Film Festival in Newburyport, Ma., April 21st and screen exciting, informative, catalyzing films about this year’s theme, “Climate Change”. http://www.earthportfilm.org
- Attend the 2013 MIT Sustainability Summit and hear keynote’s from Patagonia’s VP, Rick Ridgeway and the city of Philadelphia’s Sustainability Director, Katherine Gajewski. Young professional, start-up, academic, $80., General Admission, $150. April 27, 8-6PM, April 28, 9:30-3:30PM. http://sustainabilitysummit.mit.edu/index