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Earth Day Celebrations in Red Hook

From “RhymesNewsViews,” a blog from DuEwa Frazier:

ENVIROMEDIA MOBILE- Earth Day Celebrations
SUN APRIL 25th- 1PM-5PM
IKEA/Erie Basin Park in Red Hook, Brooklyn

On Sunday April 25th, 1pm. The ENVIROMEDIA MOBILE- the amazing traveling NATURE and MARITIME Museum on wheels kicks offs its spring/summer weekend fun in waterfront recreation, environment, culture and maritime with EARTH DAY CELEBRATIONS at IKEA/ERIE BASIN PARK in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

5000 people to Join in and help raise the GIANT FLOATING EARTH BALL.
– Come help float a Giant Earth Ball to 100ft in the air; signifying 100%
commitment to mitigation of impacts on Climate Change, Ocean Acidification, and Fostering a New Green Generation in NYC.
-There will also be public tours of the mobile museum,
– RECYCLING- Bring your old junk electronics ( carry-by-hand) items only and your old ready to through away sneakers, plus various environmental recreation activity stations,
– 2pm Live Music from the ” Open Piano on The Soap Box” with guest Lyrical Vocalist/Poet DuEwa Frazier.

Detail calendar at http://enviromediamobile.blogspot.com. For more info call 347-224-5828.

IKEA/Erie Basin Park in Red Hook, Brooklyn
at One Beard Street. Accessible by FREE IKEA Buses, NY Water Taxi, B77, B61 to the stop in Red Hook.

A project of The Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy- www.urbandivers.org

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EnviroMedia Mobile from the Urban Divers

Just got an email from the Urban Divers about their big new educational toy (representing the culmination of years of planning and work), an “ENVIROMEDIA MOBILE”—a traveling urban nature and maritime museum on wheels.  They describe it as…

a unique learning and cultural tool to help increase environmental literacy, youth development and maritime cultural enrichment in our community, in our schools, on the waterfront in NYC.

The Divers will unveil the “mobile” on October 21st, 2:00pm to 4:00pm, at Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza Park.  If you don’t know about UD and the work they do on the New York Waterfront, check out their official website.  They ask that you RSVP for the unveiling, so send me an email- jon@dtetc.org- for details.