is the weekend to go green with Earth
Day fast approaching on Sunday, April 22. It’s never too early to teach
children about the importance of recycling and how to best take care of the most
important home of all: our planet. Here’s to finding an event that inspires! —
the French Institute for their Earth Day workshop at the Jacadi Madison Avenue
Boutique to learn all about recycling. Kiddos will be able to create a
sculpture out of recycled items. For
children ages 4-6.
environmental production shows us what happens when a once-beautiful and
colorful world becomes destroyed by pollution and the disappearance of natural
resources. The Dragon Child spotlights
art, music, animation and puppetry, and is recommended for children ages six
New York Children’s Theater Festival Presents Go
Green! Prince Charming’s Quest for Love & Ecology in NYC
10 West 64th Street
Vary, Friday & Saturday
modern day prince must make the biggest decision of his life—save the Earth or
complete his birthday quest. What will he choose? This hilarious musical is
recommended for children ages four and up.
Day New York
Central Station & Times Square
Earth Day celebration spanning all five boroughs! Earth Day New York will be
hosting events at both Grand Central Station and Times Square. Be sure to partake in
the five-borough Passport to Green New York Scavenger Hunt for your chance to
win cool prizes.
Green Festival 2012 is the nation’s largest green-living event, and features
arts & crafts for the kids and speakers and organic beer and wine for the
adults. You’re sure to find something for the entire family.
Billy Jonas Band at Symphony Space
music for Earth Day! This unique crew uses household items like brooms, buckets
and pans to create a percussion-based (and reusable) jam session.
Day with Ms. Frizzle at The Scholastic Store
School Bus fans, this is your chance to meet and hang out with Ms. Frizzle
herself, snag a photo, and also plant and take home a tree in honor of Earth
Day. For ages three and up.
Sunday, April 22
Day Giveaway at The Disney Store
five plastic bags to be recycled at any Disney Store location and you will
receive a free reusable shopping bag. Grocery shopping, anyone?
by wildlife photographer Judith Wolfe, kids ages 6-18 get to snap photos of zoo
animals and wildlife. Be sure to bring your own digital camera to this event,
as they are not provided on-site.
Love the Earth Collage Workshop at CMOM
212 West 83rd Street
10am & 1pm
kids ages four and up to the Children’s Museum of Manhattan for an eco art project.
Children will learn that art supplies can be made from recycled materials and
then create a colorful collage.
Annual National Grid Earth Day Celebration on the Walt Whitman Theatre Plaza
2900 Bedford Avenue, #234 Roosevelt Hall
should visit the displays and booths promoting energy conservation and
sustainability practices, and stick around for live music, street performers
and arts and crafts at this environmental fest.