Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd, its day to provoke policy changes and show support for environmental protection. Giving back is a way of thanking the earth for everything it has given us such as air, water, and resources. There are many things to do on Long Island to celebrate or give back on Earth Day to help achieve a healthy sustainable environment.
Date/Time: Saturday, April 21st – 12pm-5pm
Location: Crossroads Farm
480 Hempstead Ave
Malverne, NY 11565
Cost: Free Event (all ages are welcome)
Don’t miss the Earth Day Festival at Crossroads Farms. Enjoy activities, live music workshops and more.
Date/ Time: Sunday, April 22nd – 1:30pm-3:30pm
Location: Patchogue Medford Library
60 East Main Street
Patchogue, NY 11772
Cost: Free event
Phone: Call and register (631) 654-4700
Learn how to garden by nurturing what grows. Gardening101 will teach you how to plant and design your own garden at home by showing you how to prepare soil, plant and transplant seeds.
Date/Time: Saturday, April 28th -12pm-3pm
Location: Quogue Wildlife Refuge
3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959
Cost: Free event (held rain or shine)
Celebrate nature on the east end of Long Island at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Activities include guided nature walks, animal presentations, crafts and self-guided kayaking and canoeing.
Date/Time: Saturday, April 21st – 2pm-4pm
Location: Center for Science Teaching and Learning
1450 Tanglewood Rd
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Cost: $14/a child
Teach children the importance of Earth Day so they can keep it healthy and clean for future generations. Make your own DIY craft using recycled materials to make a beautiful work of art. Kids will also learn about biodiversity and how plants and animals interact with the environment.
Date/ Time: Sunday, April 22nd – 11am-3pm
Location: The Whaling Museum and Education Center
279 Main Street
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Cost: Free event
Learn about the history and conservation of the Long Island Sound. Enjoy a hands-on experience including a live touch tank from The Waterfront Center, science experiments, water monitoring and information booths.
Date/Time: Saturday April 21st – 11am-4pm
Location: Seatuck Suffolk County Environmental Center
550 South Bay Ave
Islip, NY 11751
Cost: Free event (donations are suggested)
Seatuck’s Annual ECO-Carnival is one of the biggest earth day celebrations on Long Island. There will nature stations, and nature inspired arts and crafts. All ages are welcome to enjoy the games, booths, live performances and food.