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Support Our Planet Earth by Attending Some Fun and Educational Earth Day Events!

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Celebrate Earth Day by attending some of Long Island's upcoming events!

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Earth Day is being celebrated on April 22nd, 2015 and is a wonderful way for people to gain knowledge about our planet along with finding out ways to help as much as they can. How will you be honoring the holiday? 
 
Some like to celebrate Earth Day at home by planting a tree or starting their Springtime garden, while others enjoy going out and getting hands on! The holiday is a great opportunity for children to learn about their environment as well, and these great events coming up all month long will allow them to do so while still having fun! So take a look at the Long Island Earth Day events coming up this month and see which ones you’ll be attending, all in support of the planet we call home!
 
Earth Day at Tachapausha Museum
2225 Washington Avenue, Seaford NY, 11783
516-571-7443
Saturday, April 11th at 1:00 pm
$5 per person
Observe the beauty of Spring while enjoy live animal presentations, games, crafts and light refreshments. All ages welcome!
 
Earth Day at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor NY, 11724
516-692-6768
Saturday, April 18th & Sunday, April 19th 1:00-3:00 pm
Please call for pricing information
Enjoy a one-hour show that features J-Walt, a performer, interactive designer, filmmaker, graphic designer, composer and co-winner of an Oscar for Technical Achievement in 2006. Earth Day will be celebrated all throughout April at The Hatchery and will focus on frogs!
 
Green Arts EcoFair at The Whaling Museum and Education Center
301 Main St. (Rte. 25A) Cold Spring Harbor NY, 11724
631-367-3418
Saturday, April 18th 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Half off admission
In honor of Earth Day, celebrate nature and your love for the ocean with recycled and eco-friendly arts.
 
Our Changing World—Earth Day Program at the Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Avenue, Garden City NY, 11530
516-224-5800
Sunday, April 19th 1:00-3:00 pm
Free with museum admission
Honor Earth Day with the LICM! Make earth-friendly resolutions to conserve nature and create reminders of our changing world. All ages are welcome!
 
Healthy Earth and Living (HEAL) Community Fair at The Hewlett House
86 E Rockaway Road, Hewlett NY, 11557
Sunday, April 19th 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Free event
Enjoy lots of family fun, while bringing awareness to taking care of the earth and our health. The day will be filled with music, children’s entertainment and activities, vendors selling handmade merchandise, artisanal food products with free samples and more!
 
Earth Rescue Scientists at The Whaling Museum and Education Center
301 Main St. (Rte. 25A) Cold Spring Harbor NY, 11724
631-367-3418
Sunday, April 19th at 2:30 pm
$8 per child, $7 for sibling
In honor of Earth Day, children ages 5-12 can strap on their goggles and try cleaning up an oil spill, testing solutions on oiled feathers and learning how others help our earth with fun science experiments!
 
Earth Day Celebration at The Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor NY, 11576
516-484-9337
Sunday, April 19th 1:00-4:00 pm
Free event
Celebrate Earth Day by observing animals and the way they move, guided by artist Karine Falleni, we will create art using a combination of yoga and unusual art materials. Members of the New York Cosmos soccer team will be on hand to help shoot goals with the new soccer balls that children will be making!
 
Brookwood Hall Park Cleanup & Gardening Day at Brookwood Hall
Irish Lane, Islip NY, 11751
631-224-5420
Wednesday, April 22nd 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Free event
All are invited to join the Keep Islip Clean volunteers and Project Bloom Master Gardeners to plant flowers, clean up, and beautify Brookwood Hall Park in honor of Earth Day!
 
Celebrate Earth Day Beach Clean up at Target Rock National Refuge
12 Target Rock Road, Huntington NY, 11743
516-695-0763
Saturday, April 25th at 9:00 am
$4 per person
Please join Huntington-Oyster Bay Audubon and the US Fish and Wildlife Service as they work to keep this beautiful wildlife refuge trash free in celebration of Earth Day! Snacks and water will be provided for Volunteers.
 
25th Annual Islip Town Earth Day Celebration at Gillette Park
Between Gillette and Candy Avenues, Sayville NY, 11782
631-595-3630
Saturday, April 25th 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Free event
Celebrate Earth Day by enjoying some live musical performances, animal exhibits, educational workshops, demonstrations, and much more. Rain date: Sunday, April 26th. 
 
 
How will you be celebrating Earth Day? Share with us by commenting below!
 
 
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