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Join Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for Earth Day 2022 and the arrival of spring in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

The Conservancy is excited to continue this special Earth Day tradition with a yoga class, self-led volunteer opportunities, nature walks, education programs and much more on Saturday, April 23rd. 

Please see below for the schedule of events and event descriptions. We have a fun lineup of community partners hosting fun, educational activities related to all things Earth Day.

All events and activities will adhere to Covid-19 safety protocols and precautions. Click here for details.

Schedule of Events

  • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM: Coastal Clean Up (Volunteer)

      Help keep our beaches and salt marshes clean and healthy by removing trash during low tide. Volunteers will be provided with tools to complete the project, limited space available. Meet at Pebble Beach

  • 10:00 AM: Yoga with Chelsea Piers Fitness

      Connect with the earth and the skies above in this all-level Vinyasa Yoga class on Pebble Beach in Brooklyn Bridge Park. This class will help all yogi’s build towards peak poses and postures and grow your foundational knowledge of the practice of yoga. 10:00 AM at Pebble Beach.

  • 11:00 AM: Meditative Nature Walk with Chelsea Piers Fitness

      Enjoy a Meditative Nature Walk at Main Street, courtesy of Chelsea Piers Fitness.

  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Activity Stations

      Between 11AM and 2PM, visit our many activity stations to experience:

      Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Education Center’s Community Art Project: Use your artistic talents to contribute to a Mosaic Mural depicting the park, outlined by a volunteer artist.

      Brooklyn Book Bodega will be on site with free books to read and blankets to borrow.

      Brooklyn Bridge Park Parents will offer an Earth Day themed activity.

      Big Reuse/DSNY will be on site to promote their curbside composting program.

      NYC DEP will lead activities/provide information about Water Conservation.

      Sims Municipal Recycling  will host games to teach about recycling, and provide information about recycling.

      Trailblazers will offer a fun “make a seed ball ” activity.

  • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM: Book Giveaway with Brooklyn Book Bodega

      A book giveaway with, Brooklyn Book Bodega. A variety of high-interest free books and books centered around the theme of Earth Day/sustainability for children ages 0-14 will be available for pick up at Main Street Terrace. All books are free.

  • 12:00 PM: Green Team (Volunteer)

      Assist with various self-led horticulture tasks around Main Street Terrace.  Tools are limited, first come/first serve.

  • 1:00 PM: Nature Walk

      Enjoy a family-friendly nature walk with the Conservancy’s Environmental Educators! We’ll explore for blooming flowers and other signs of spring. Meet at the Info Tent a few minutes before 1 PM.

  • 2:00 PM: Earth Day Storytime with Brooklyn Public Library

      Sprouts of all ages, come join us for a lively Earth Day Storytime, celebrating the natural wonders of our green and blue planet through story and song. 2:00 PM at Pebble Beach. Arrive early to secure a good spot!

  • 1:00- 5:00 PM: Open Hours at the Environmental Education Center

      As the outdoor activities wrap up, pop into the Conservancy’s Environmental Education Center to explore our unique learning space. The room’s theme for the month of April is Sustainability. Discover what it means to live an ecofriendly lifestyle and the types of renewable energy, in addition to checking out our other permanent exhibits and animals.

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