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6 Wonderful Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In Boston

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6 Wonderful Ways To Celebrate Earth Day In Boston

Happy Earth Day Boston!

Earth Day serves as a day to reflect on the impact that climate change and pollution have on Mother Nature and all of us earthlings. It’s important to remind ourselves of the negative consequences our behaviors can have on the environment and to take action to ensure we’re taking care of our planet. We’ve put together a list of sixs awesome events taking place around Boston this coming Thursday, April 22, so you can celebrate Mother Nature and show love and appreciation for our precious environment and ecosystems.

Of course, this year safety guidelines and protocols will be strictly observed during in-person events, so make sure to keep your distance and bring along your mask!

1. Earth Day Boston

This year Earth Day Boston is going virtual. Join the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tamar Ilana, Nicolas Emden Musica, Women of the World, and other performers will gather for a free Facebook Live concert dedicated to finding ways to heal from the pandemic!

2. Earth Week Story Tie live at the Harvard Museum of Natural History 

The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture are inviting everyone for Earth Week Story Time with a live reading of two children’s picture books that explore how living things are naturally connected to each other: Carl and the Meaning of Life by Deborah Freedman and Trees Make Perfect Pets by Paul Czajak and Cathy Gendron. The webminar is entirely free and will be hosted on Zoom.

3. Sustainable Harvest’s Restore Degraded Land for Future Generations

One acre of restored land can remove over 7 tons of carbon dioxide a year from the Earth’s atmosphere. Join Sustainable Harvest in supporting rural families in Central America improve their well-being by transitioning away form harmful agricultural practices like slash-and-burn and the heavy use of agro-chemicals.

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4. Building with Recyclable Materials

Celebrate Earth Day with the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum and learn how to make art  from common household items like jars and old toys with a super fun recyclable art class!

5. Great Global Cleanup 

The Great Global Cleanup is holding special cleanups across the world this coming Thursday in honor of Earth Day. Boston locations include Boston Seaport, Kendall Square, and Frieda Garcia Park. Learn more about the Great Global Cleanup and how to sign up for an event here.

6. Story at the Mount at Edith Wharton’s Estate

Join the Edith Wharton Estate in celebrating Earth Day and explore its StoryWalk installation of Peter Brown’s “The Curious Garden,” posted along Ledge Walk trail.

See also: 10 Beautiful Places To Go Hiking Around Boston

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