Location: New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, 33 William St., downtown New Bedford, MA Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Emily G. Prigot Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 508-996-4095 x 6105
Become an Earth Citizen: Celebrate Earth Day on Wed., April 17! Events take place from 10:00 am- 4:00 pm and are free of charge.
All day activities (10:00 am-4:00 pm):
*Plant a seed to grow at home
*Clean up an "oil spill"
* Create and observe "beach erosion"
*Make and take recyclable crafts
*Test your knowledge about recycling
*Discover earth-friendly cleaning tips from the 1850s
*Explore animal community connections
*Add your pledge to the Earth Day tree
10:30-11:30 am & 2:30-3:30 pm: "Sharing the Seas: The Uneasy Relationship between Humans and Whales." Ranger-guided walking tour (for ages 12 and up)
11:30 am-Noon & 2:00-2:30 pm: Recycle Challenge
1:00-2:00 pm: "Touching History," a walking tour for children under 12 (ranger-guided)
Please RSVP to Karissa_DeCarlo@nps.gov if you are planning to bring a group. Phone number is 508-996-4095, x 6108.