Celebrate the Earth
Monday, April 16, 2012
There’s plenty of weekend family fun happening around our towns to help you celebrate Earth Day. Music, food and crafts are just some of what you’ll find at area Earth Day events.
Check it out, gal pals.
Maritime Aquarium (Norwalk) – Bring the kids to South Norwalk for some hands-on encounters with some truly exotic animal. Sunday, April 22, Animal Embassy will bring their interactive live animal experiences to the aquarium, for a “World Wildlife” event. Join an African bullfrog, a spectacled owl, a Burmese python, a poison dart frog, and other amazing animals. This event is included with regular admission to the aquarium.
Details are here.
Animal Embassy at the Maritime Aquarium
10 North Water Street
Sunday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Beardsley Zoo (Bridgeport) – The Beardsley Zoo has a weekend of family fun on the schedule to celebrate Earth Day. Learn about local, organic, sustainable choices for your family, while you rock out to the live sounds of The Mudpuppies and The Environmental Hootenanny. Vendors will be there to share environmentally sound ideas and options on everything from fashion to lawn care. It’s the Beardsley Zoo’s Party for the Planet!
Details are here.
Party for The Planet at the Beardsley Zoo
1875 Noble Avenue
Saturday, April 21 and Sunday April 22
Stepping Stones Museum (Norwalk) – Bring the kiddos to Stepping Stones Children’s Museum for a live performance featuring Jeff Boyer and his “Attainable Sustainable Energy Show.” Experiments, visual effects, wind and solar power all figure into this “wild and wacky” science show. The kids will also enjoy Earth Day-themed crafts and activities. Details are here.
Earth Day Fun at Stepping Stones Museum
Sustainable, Attainable Energy Show: Sunday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
303 West Avenue