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Earth Day Activities 2006

Filed under: Home & Garden by News Staff at 10:59 am on April 21, 2006

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Celebrate Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, in Framingham at the Downtown Common and at Garden in the Woods.

From 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. there is free fun for families, children and adults at the Park Street Downtown Common, at the intersection of Concord and Howard Streets. Local artist, Nancie Handy, will coordinate art activities and games. Angie Fowler, Recycling Coordinator, will provide composting demonstrations with free information about building your own compost bin. Recycle ink jet cartridges, toner cartridges and cell phones at the event! Call 508-620-4900 for more information.

From noon until 4 p.m. visit the New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden in the Woods off Hemenway Rd. for their free Earth Day celebration. Enjoy Garden tours on the half-hour, scavenger hunts, wild flower seed plantings, Mother Earth's juggling act at noon, conversations with Granny and Grandpa Granite. Enjoy famed nature illustrator, Gordon Morrison. Live Animal Shows at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Call 508-877-7630 for details.


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