Tag: earth-day

Families gather in Queensbridge Park for inaugural Earth Day Picnic

Apr. 24, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Dozens of families gathered in Queensbridge Park on Monday to mark the first-annual Earth Day Picnic, celebrating plans to transform New York City’s largest fossil fuel powerplant into a renewable energy hub.  The event, hosted by Queens-based energy asset management company Rise Light & Power, featured climate… Read more »

Queens Botanical Garden celebrates Earth Day with eco-friendly events all week

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Apr. 23, 2024 By Athena Dawson In celebration of Earth Day, which takes place annually on Apr. 22, the Queens Botanical Garden has teamed up with Queens Center Mall for a series of engaging and environmentally-focused events aimed at promoting sustainability and community involvement. The festivities kick off with a garden planting event at Queens…
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Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy to host inaugural public arts festival at Floyd Bennett Field


Apr. 10, 2024 By Athena Dawson The Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy is hosting a weekend-long public arts festival at Floyd Bennett Field, located at 31-59 Flatbush Ave. in Brooklyn. The inaugural “Floyd Bennett Field! Public Arts Festival” will run from Apr. 19-21, featuring a celebration of art, architecture, live music and other festivities for the…
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Get ready to enjoy car-free streets and free Citi bike rides during DOT’s Earth Day event, Apr. 20


Apr. 5, 2024 By Athena Dawson The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced this year’s Open Streets: Car-Free Earth Day event on Saturday, Apr. 20, with a record number of streets going car-free. New Yorkers can expect an action packed day filled with fun activities and educational events related to environmentalism, climate…
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Free Earth Day workshops for kids ages 6-13 at Idlewild Environmental Center in Springfield Gardens next month

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Mar. 27, 2024 By Athena Dawson Looking for a great way to spend spring break just in time for Earth Day? The Idlewild Park Preserve Environmental Science Learning Center, located at 222-02 149th Ave. in Springfield Gardens, is hosting three days of free interactive workshops next month for kids ages 6-13.  From Apr. 23-25, local kids can come in from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to learn about pollution, energy and environmental activism.  In the energy workshop, students will explore the advantages of alternative energy sources and construct models of renewable energy systems. Additional offerings cover the environmental impact of…
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Ridgewood Savings Bank makes donations to help plant 1,800 trees in America

Apr. 21, 2023 By Julia Moro Ridgewood Savings Bank (RSB) will be doing its part this Earth Day, April 22, by growing its eco-conscious “Free Green Checking” product, which has resulted in 1,800 trees being planted across America by the global reforestation organization, One Tree Planted. Free Green Checking is what RSB calls a thoroughly…
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