Astoria Park Alliance is hosting a nature-themed Earth Day event to kick off the 2018 Shore Fest season of events in Astoria Park. This FREE for all ages event will feature live music, dance performances, environmental education and sustainability demos that include bee-keeping and a demonstration on how to build a solar oven.
The Event will be emceed by the performance space and creative learning experts from QED: A Place to Show & Tell. The focus of Earth Day 2018 will be on environmental education and nature with participating partners working toward promoting environmental awareness, green issues and composting.
Activities will include face painting, arts & crafts, relay races, fitness activities, prizes, raffles and more! Attendees will be able taste local honey varieties from Astor Apiaries and get their picture taken in beekeeping gear next to a live honey bee observation hive. Learning activations will be set up on gardening, recycling, riverside cleanliness and water conservation.