March for Science
on Boston Common, Sat., 4/22/17, 1-4 pm
(see calendar listing at right for details)
Somerville: Tiny Great Outdoors Festival, Sun., 4/23/17, 12-2 pm, at the Quincy Street Open Space, 16 Quincy St., near Union Square in Somerville. Free.
Go on tiny hikes led by scientists and wildlife experts through Somerville’s tiniest “urban wild” to explore urban wildlife and learn how global warming is changing the environment; help plant a tree (and take home a free seedling); and participate in activities, games and art in this event presented by the Somerville Arts Council and Somerville Office of Sustainability and Environment. Information http://www.somervilleartscouncil.org/artsunion/2017/outdoors
Arlington: Earth Day activity at Robbins Library: T-shirt hackathon
create a reusable grocery bag from an old t-shirt
Join Arlington Recycles at the Robbins Library on Earth Day, Thursday, April 20 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM in the children's room, where we'll transform an old t-shirt while learning more about the value of textiles and the multiple possibilities of giving them another life! No sewing needed. Bring your own shirt or use one we've been collecting...many styles, colors and sizes to choose from.