• Historic buildings and the waterfront in New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park

    New Bedford Whaling

    National Historical Park Massachusetts

Event Details

  • 04/17/2013

    Earth Day poster Save the Date
    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

Also:

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.