The world is big and we are small, but even little changes can make a difference.  It is never too early to teach our children the importance of protecting our planet and learning how to reduce, reuse and recycle!  So many educational, interactive and purposeful events happening this weekend near Harrison.  Get them outside and get them involved!

Earth Art Club.
Rye Nature Center, April 21 at 1pm.  Ages 4 and up – $8
Take a short hike to collect some natural artifacts and a naturalist will then guide them in creating a piece of natural art.

Annual Pitch-In for Parks Day.
Playland Park, April 21 at 10m.  All ages.
Volunteer for spring clean up at the Edith Read Wildlife Sanctuary.  A great reason to get outside, get some exercise and teach our kid’s the importance of volunteer work and keeping our earth clean.

Arbor Earth Day.
Bartlett Arboretum, April 21 from 10-3pm.  FREE
Family Festival with Food, Kids Activities, and Music! Touch-a-truck, learn about bees and butterflies, face painting, storytelling, ID native plants, composting, pruning and planting tips, tree tours, and lunch available for purchase.

Spring Wildflower Ecology & Photo Walk.
Audubon Greenwich, April 21 from 2 – 3:30pm.  Ages 5 and up – $8
Join for a walk to learn about the natural history and identification of early spring wildflowers. Discover the ecological niches of these fragile woodland treasures that call Audubon Greenwich home.
To RSVP contact Ted Gilman at 203 930-1353 or tgilman@audubon.org

Explorations: Milkweed for Monarchs
Stepping Stones Museum, April 21 and April 22 from 2:15 to 2:45 (short and sweet!) All Ages – Under 1 Free
Help monarch butterfly conservation by planting milkweed seeds!

Earth Day Celebration.
Greenburgh Nature Center, April 22 from Noon – 4pm. All Ages – FREE
It’s okay to get your hands dirty!  Valuable lesson especially when it comes to planting, turning compost, removing weeds and clearing trails!  Learn about beekeeping, mulching, composting and other way to care for Mother Earth.

Art Adventures: Earth Day Art.  
Bruce Museum, April 22 from 1-3pm.  Ages 4 and up – under 5 FREE.
Craft some creative works of art inspired by the museums exhibitions.

Birds of Prey.
Muscoot Farm, April 22 from 1-2pm.  All Ages.
Watch naturalist James Eyring and his birds for this unique Earth Day program!

 

 

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