Saturday, April 21, 2012

Earth Day 2012 in Boston

Get your green on in Boston this Earth Day with any of these great events:

1) The Race Against Extinction. Join the running Polar Bear for a 5K run at Artesani Park in Boston at 11am. The registration fee is $25 and proceeds go to environmental groups like the Nature Conservancy and the World Wildlife Fund.

2) Picnic for the Planet. 11am till 5 pm at the Boston Common Frog Pond. Take the Planet Out to Lunch: The Nature Conservancy will attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the largest global picnic, to the soundtrack of live music courtesy of Radio 92.9. Learn more about nature in Massachusetts, sample great local and natural foods, and enter to win free tickets to Earthfest in May.

3). GreenFilmFest for Earth Day 1130am till 6pm @ Suffolk University (Law School, 120 Tremont St.). Take in any of four green documentaries. Educate yourself. Sponsored by the Foundation for a Green Future.
Here is the program: 
1130 am Dreamland (about the choices between green energy and unspoilt nature in Iceland
120pm: H20il (about the Alberta Oil Sand project) 
252 pm: Hip Hop Rev: (about a civil rights and environmental activist)
352 pm: Future of Hope (about individuals trying to change the culture of consumerism in Iceland)

Ecofest participants will get 20 additional points for participation in any of these.

Get your green on this Earth Day! And bring your friends! 

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