Earth Day Celebration & Giant Earth Ball Launch

Sunday, April 25, 2010 - 1:00pm
Event Info
Cost: 
FREE
Contact Phone: 
347-224-5828
Recommended Age: 
All ages

The Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy(UDEC) and it’s EnviroMedia Mobile is holding its Ceremonial Launch of the Giant Floating Earth Ball at the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day Celebrations, being held at IKEA/Erie Basin Park on Sunday, April 25th, 2010 at 1 PM. This event is the kick-off to the exciting Spring/Summer Fest.

The Giant Earth Ball’s Launch into orbit, signifies a 100% commitment to the mitigation of impacts on CLIMATE CHANGE, OCEAN ACIDIFICATION, and FOSTERING a NEW GREEN GENERATION in BROOKLYN. In addition to the launch, UDEC offers a wonderful, FREE, fun- filled family day in environmental literacy and maritime cultural enrichment. Offerings include:

* Public tours of the EnviroMedia Mobile (EMM)- the amazing traveling NATURE and MARITIME Museum on wheels
* Catch and Release Fishing,
* Live Underwater Video Exploration,
* LIVE MUSIC!- "OPEN PIANO ON THE SOAP BOX" with guest Lyrical Vocalist/Poet DuEwa Frazier,
* Refreshments,
* Opening of the 10th ANNUAL SUBMERGE- ART & ENVIRONMENT FESTIVAL exhibition - Featuring
the work of world renown underwater photographer Becky Kagan and others
* RECYCLING-Electronic-waste (carry by hand items only) and Old Sneakers, and more.

 

IKEA/Erie Basin Park
Dwight and Beard Streets at the Eastern Lawn in the back of Ikea
New York , NY
Phone: 347-224-5828
40° 40' 23.2464" N, 74° 0' 44.5824" W
New York