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Earth Day Family Festival

Date

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Time

11:00 AM–04:00 PM

Earth Day Family Festival

Learn about reducing, reusing, and recycling with green gurus from around Baltimore. Explore environmental themes in works of art, tie-dye a reusable shopping bag, and more!

Demonstration
2–3 p.m.
The Maryland Science Center presents Energy: Taking Action: What is energy and how do we use it? Explore the science behind renewable energy sources during this interactive demonstration about energy and its effects on our planet.

Performance
Noon-12:15 p.m., 1:30-1:45 p.m. & 3:30-3:45 p.m.
Fluid Movement presents Cry Me a River

Art Activities
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tie-dye Tote Bags: Create your own reusable tote bag*
Coloring with Nature: Meet local artist Edgar Reyes and use ink made from natural materials to color a screen-printed image by the artist.
Scavenger Hunt: Uncover all 5 works of art and receive an Earth Day prize!*
Earth Day Birthday: Make your own party hat to celebrate the birthday of Earth Day and wear around the museum!

Special Guests
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Desert Farm Initiative
Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Fairy Tale Center for Young Learners
Maryland Farmers Market Association
National Aquarium
Robinson Nature Center
 
Noon–1 p.m. & 2–3 p.m.
Roaming Waltee: Explore the museum and look for Waltee in the galleries
 
1–4 p.m.
FREE Pixilated Photo Booth
 
*While supplies last

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