Earth Day Events Around Boston

Today is Earth Day! Here are some ways to celebrate in and around Boston today:

Largest Global Picnic
Monday April 22, 2013 from 11 am - 5 pm
Boston Common Frog Pond

The Nature Conservancy invites Earth Day enthusiasts to meet up with others for a worldwide picnic celebration of the earth. In addition, the Nature Conservancy will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the largest global picnic, locally, to the soundtrack of live music courtesy of Radio 92.9. Rain or shine!

Monday April 22, 2013 from 2-3 pm
Boston Nature Center, 500 Walk Hill St, Mattapan

You know the saying: Recyle, Reduce, Reuse. Now learn the skills to do it. In conjunction with the Mass Audubon at the Boston Nature Center, kids can dig up compost and discover just which critters are helping to break it down. There will also be a scavenger hunt and craft session along with lessons about reducing water and electricity.

National Park Week - Statewide Free Admission
Now - April 28, 2013

National Park Week a chance to explore the nation’s nearly 400 national parks. With 14 parks to visit in Massachusetts alone, it’s a great opportunity for families to discover spectacular scenery, historic landmarks and cultural treasures.

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