April 16-17, 2011, Washington, DC
National Mall between 4th and 7th Streets
Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-3pm
Come join the fun on Saturday and Sunday! EPA’s Earth Day tent will contain 40 exhibits on clean air, clean water, green technology, green jobs, rain gardens, composting, an environmental crime scene and other ways in which EPA works to protect human and health and the environment. For children, eco-activities will include:
- "Earth Tales," co-sponsored with The Library of Congress, features environmentally-themed story time, read by VIPs hourly. Saturday 11-4.
- "Bash the Trash" will be an exciting opportunity for kids to build musical instruments from trash and recycled materials and create an “earth symphony.” Sunday 10-3.
- "Eco Art" is co-hosted by the Capital Hill Arts Workshop and invites kids to paint an earth-friendly image on a post card, and mail it from the event courtesy of the Post Office and their new “Go Green” stamp launch. Both days.