Green Ossining’s 10th annual Earth Day Festival
Set for April 17 through 25, 2021
Green Ossining’s 10th annual Earth Day Festival, set for April 17 through 25, will be a weeklong celebration of activities, partnerships and offers. Determined to not let another year escape, the group has pivoted from its usual large-scale in-person event format and is offering “something for everyone” with more than 60 activities—including weeklong offers, opportunities at a set date and time, small socially-distanced gatherings and special online entertainment and educational experiences. Opportunities for engagement include a community-wide cleanup, a petting zoo, special events at local farms, classes in cooking and eating healthier, hands-on kids’ activities, the sale of fair-trade and local artisan goods, New York farm beer tastings, composting classes, tree plantings in parks, and live music events.
Many local brick-and-mortar businesses will participate with special offers, as supporting a local economy is a facet of a sustainable future. “While the pandemic has tested our resilience on so many levels, record numbers of people turned to the great outdoors and spent time taking in the gifts that only our natural world could offer,” says Suzie Ross, chairperson and founding member of Green Ossining. “Parallel to continued interest in the outdoors, human-caused planetary warming continues to hasten the instability of the global and local climate. It is imperative that communities also understand what is at stake, the urgency of action, and both the necessity and importance of individual participation. We have all spent the past year being incredibly creative, and we’re grateful for an opportunity to envision a meaningful and safe Earth Week celebration with all of you in 2021.”
For more information, click the Event Website link on the left.
Date & Time
Apr 17, 2021 through Apr 25, 2021
Green Ossining 16 Croton Ave Ossining 10562 NY US http://www.wakeupnaturally.com/businesses/ny-ossining-green-ossining