For the Family
Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Celebrate Earth Day at New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden in the Woods, Saturday, April 24, 2010.
Enjoy Free admission to Garden in the Woods all day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take a guided walking tour and learn the history of the Garden, the design of the various garden areas and habitats, and the conservation elements being addressed. Earth Day, Jeff Carmichael Tour the unique New England Garden of Rare and Endangered Plants. Visit the Invasive Plant Jail to see what these plant scourges look like and how to rid your property of them.
Special events take place between noon and 4 p.m., with tours given on the half hour. Families will enjoy searching the Garden for signs of spring with our Scavenger Hunt Sheet. Other family activities include face-painting, seed planting, and making a pine cone bird feeder to take home. Look for mystery creatures in the Garden.
Suzy Tip: They will be raffling an American Girl doll, Lanie, who "was born with outdoor genes" and loves learning about nature. Lanie comes with an accessory package, including a book, and a pet bunny on a leash. Raffle tickets will be available in the Idea Garden on Earth Day and the drawing will occur at 4 p.m. Visit the "American Girl" table for more nature crafts and activities. Mother Earth visits with fairy guest at Earth Day too!
2010 Earth Day focuses this year on trees, honoring Arbor Day as well. Join nationally recognized storyteller and author Diane Edgecomb at 1 p.m. or 3 p.m. at the Woodland Stage for her enchanting tree tales. Free tree saplings will be given to each family, while supplies last.
This will be a great day for families and friends at Garden in the Woods. Free parking.
Saturday, April 24, 2010 12-4pm
New England Wild Flower Society
180 Hemenway Road