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Environmental Treasures Program Presents: Caring for Planet Earth

The Quincy Park Department, in collaboration with The Thomas Crane Library and the Quincy Climate Action Network present Caring for Planet Earth:  Local Stories of Inspiration and Hope!

Tuesday, April 18

6:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Thomas Crane Public Library 
40 Washington St.

Come to a free fun environmental event to celebrate Earth Day (month).  Here's the agenda:

  • Local environmental groups and City Departments will display their activities from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Free tickets for door prizes will be given to everyone who arrives before 7:00 PM
  • At 7:00 p.m. local officials and environmental groups will speak about their accomplishments. 
  • A drawing for the winners of the door prizes including a rain barrel, an energy efficiency kit, t-shirts, a ride in a hybrid electric vehicle to view a home charging station, a personal guided tour of the Quincy coast with a naturalist, etc. will be held at 7:30 PM
  • The evening will conclude with the showing of Ocean Frontiers III, a just released hour-long film about various groups working together to plan for potentially conflicting uses of the North Atlantic ocean, from Virginia to Canada. Watch a trailer of the film here.

In addition to parking in the Library lot, participants may also park at Coddington Hall, 34 Coddington St. across from the Library that evening.

Saturday, April 29

2:00 PM
Kennedy Center parking lot
440 E. Squantum Street

(Rain date: Sunday, April 30, 2:00 PM but parking will be at a different location)

Join Steve Perdios and Maureen Mazrimas for a free guided walk around Marina Bay to learn the story of citizen efforts to preserve open space in Quincy from acquisitions with the hotel/motel tax to the Community Preservation Act.  

For more information and rain date rescheduling of the walk, please call (617) 472-0799.