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Saturday 07:59pm 06/24/17

 

Astoria Park Earth Day Shore Fest

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/22/2017
14:00 - 17:00

Location
Astoria Park

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Astoria Park Alliance is hosting a nature-themed Shore Fest Spring Kickoff celebration that will feature community volunteer opportunities, free public programming and the re-opening of the renovated Bocce Ball Court.

In honor of Earth Day, Shore Blvd will be closed to traffic and feature educational activities from The Queens Botanical Gardens, Big Reuse, Hellgate Farms, Astor Apiaries, among others.

Learn about composting, gardening, recycling, water conservation and natures gifts of bees and bats.

Events are scheduled to take place between 2-5 pm and will include live music from The Band of New York, a scavenger hunt, recycling relay race, child-friendly games, amazing prizes, local gift certificates plus Unlimited Body NY fitness activities including Yoga, Zumba & Tai Chi.

The newly refurbished Bocce Ball Court ribbon cutting with Council Member Costa Constantinides will take place at 3:30 at the base of the Great Lawn.

  • 9:00 – 1:00  Volunteer Planting, Raking & Gardening
  • 1:00 – 2:30  Shoreline Clean up
  • 2:00 – 5:00  Events Programming (Music, Fitness, Lessons, Games, Prizes)
  • 3:00 – Boys & Girls Club Dance Performance
  • 3:30 – Bocce Ball Court Grand Re-Opening Ribbon Cutting Celebration
  • 4:00 – Wonder Spark Puppet Show

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For more info contact getinvolved@astoriaparkalliance.org

Astoria Park Earth Day Shore Fest