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Celebrate Earth Day With The Astoria Park Alliance

Join the Astoria Park Alliance on Saturday April 22 for an Earth Day Celebration on Shore Blvd! The day will feature volunteer opportunities and fun and educational programming.

The timetable for the day:

9:00 – 1:00 Volunteer Planting, Raking & Gardening

1:00 – 2:30 Shoreline Cleanup: meet at the War Memorial on Shore Blvd. (If you are planning to join the cleanup, please wear long pants and close-toed shoes or boots—no flip-flops or sandals.)

2:00 – 5:00 Events Programming on Shore Blvd. includes live music, games, educational events, yoga, Zumba and Tai Chi.

3:00 – Big Brother Big Sister Dance Performance

3:30 – Bocce Ball Court Grand Re-Opening. The Ribbon Cutting Celebration of the Bocce Ball Court (renovated by volunteers) with Council Member Costa Constantinides will take place at the base of the Great Lawn.

4:00 – Wonder Sparks Puppet Show

Rain Makeup Date: Sunday, April 23rd

Photo: Bocce Ball Court renovation – Clare Doyle

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Clare Doyle is a graduate of the M.A. program in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK. She also holds a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies as well as a B.A. in Archaeology and History from University Dublin, Ireland. She has worked for 30 years in library reference publishing in New York. Clare is the Vice President of Green Shores NYC, a non-profit group that advocates for a cleaner, greener and more connected waterfront in Astoria and Long Island City

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