Celebrate Earth Day this Weekend!

Nature

Ever wanted to be part of the Guinness Book of World Records? This Sunday, the Nature Conservatory will be holding a Picnic for the Planet in honor of Earth Day at the Boston Common Frog Pond! Their goal is to break the world record for the largest global picture, so make sure you are a part of it! The picnic is from 12 PM to 3 PM, but events will be going on all day at Boston Common. Check out earth-friendly vendors promoting environmental consciousness while getting free things and enjoying the beautiful weather! Click here for more information.

Animals

Continue your celebration of Earth Day this Sunday, April 22nd at the Franklin Park Zoo – ocated right outside of Boston and accessible by bus and the T!  Join your favorite zoo animals and friends in their Party for the Planet from 10 AM to 3 PM! Events and exhibits are scheduled throughout the day in partnership with Girl Scouts for America, including performances by the Green Rockers and POP Alert! Bring old electronics to recycle with Metech Recycling. Admission is $16 for the Zoo and the event. Check out a full listing of the Earth Day activities and learn more about Franklin Park Zoo by clicking here!

Food

It’s that time of the year when the sun is shining and the food is fresh! With endless amounts of healthy food-loving students in the Boston area, the city offers you the freshest fruits and vegetables all week long. Farmer’s Markets are a staple of Boston and a savior for its residents! The most commonly attended Markets by Northeastern Students are those in Copley Square and Haymarket. However, the locations are far more extensive than that! Click here for a full listing of Farmer’s Market locations, times, and more information in the Boston Area!

Recreation

While you are enjoying the nice weather, take a trip to the Boston Harbor and start exploring! The Boston Harbor Islands Ferry can take you to any of the 12 Boston Harbor Islands for a trip you won’t forget. There are tours geared towards those interested in history, lighthouses, wildlife, and more…Or you can explore the islands on your own! The ferry is affordable for college students and easy to use. For specific information regarding the Harbor Islands and transportation, click here!

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