Help clean the beach and park, and mulch young trees, with Coastal Preservation Network. Part of CPN’s annual Family Earth Fair, this event is open to all ages and also includes:
- Free book swap – bring a book, take a book starting at 1:00 p.m. (both kids’ and adults’ books accepted; please, only books in good condition)
- Learn about microplastics and composting
- Meet live animals with Alley Pond Environmental Center
- See plankton under a microscope with CPN’s Dr. James Cervino
- Learn to “fly” with the Aerial Haven aerial program
- Look to the stars with Kuiper Kat Astronomy
- Make art-from-nature at our creative table
- Tree ID challenge
- Get some free NYC compost
- Cido the Clown show at 4:00 p.m.
Parking is available on the street. Q25 bus stop is nearby.
COASTAL PRESERVATION NETWORK is dedicated to restoring and protecting the coastal environment in Northeast Queens, improving local waterfront parks through hands-on action and advocacy, increasing public access to local waters, providing environmental education, and empowering residents to be greener in their daily lives.
Contact: Sam Rubin '95
Co-sponsored by Yale Blue Green - NYC