April 22, 2018 - Earth Day Events in Maine
Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. The fight for a clean environment continues with increasing urgency, as the ravages of climate change become more manifest every day.
We invite you to be a part of Earth Day by participating in these local events:
Green ME Up! at L.L.Bean, Freeport
95 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
April 21st at 10:00 am
Celebrate Earth Day with a free, fun-filled day, and learn how you can take action to keep Maine green today and in the future! Hands-on earth friendly activities with Natural Resources Council of Maine, Maine Audubon, Wolfe’s Neck Farm, Sustainable Forestry Initiative, PaintCare, and more. You’ll even get to see on stage performances! This event is free, open to the public, and awesome for all ages.
Children's Museum & Theatre of Maine, Portland
142 Free Street, Portland, Maine
April 22nd from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Earth-friendly activities! Seeds to plant, mud to play with, natural materials to create art with and more! Meet live animals with animal rehabilitator Josh Sparks (additional fee) and handle live caterpillars and moths with David Champlin, USM Biology professor. Throughout the day there will be earthy story times, special face painting, and exploration of their collection of live honeybees, turtles, and tidepool creatures. In the afternoon, visitors can take home a seedling to plant, compliments of Hancock Lumber! (while supplies last)
*Free with admission purchase.
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