Saturday April 22nd, 2017 is Earth Day! Earth day is a day to remember that we should be taking good care of our planet. Each year many places participate in giving away some great freebies in honor of Earth Day. We compiled a list for you.
Seneca Park Zoo
You can Take home a tree sapling or butterfly-friendly plant seeds from Diamond Packaging and learn how to plant them at home from the Seneca Park Zoo. Learn about water run-off with the enviroscape from Rochester Museum and Science Center. Find out how to compost at home from Community Composting. Learn how to recycle and plant for pollinators with Diamond Packaging. Discover sustainable practices within the county from the Monroe County Department of Public Health.
This Saturday bring your empty bottles/cans to the Buffalo Zoo parking lot and receive 5 cents off admission on this day only for each bottle/can you bring up to $5. All of the money raised will go to the Buffalo Zoo’s conservation efforts!
Bring in your plastic bags and in exchange you get a free reusable shopping bag at Wegmans. They will also have other booths set up in stores for tasting events.
Bring your gently used furniture to your local IKEA Store and receive a $20 coupon towards a purchase of $150 or more. They are giving away a FREE 2-pack of RYET 400 lumen LED light bulbs to the first 500 members in the door on April 22! If you don’t make it, members will get a 20% off LED light bulbs coupon from April 12 through May 2, 2017. You can visit the IKEA Restaurant and members can enjoy any of the coffee options, including the new specialty drinks, all for FREE!
You can get a Free Entrance Days in the National Parks on 4-22-17. There are more than 400 parks available to everyone.
Enjoy a FREE Organic Milkshake at your local EVOS.
Bring in an old seat to your Target, trade it in at Guest Services for a coupon to save 20% on your next car seat purchase! They will recycle your old one for you!
Musuem of the City of New York
Drop-in for a family celebration in honor of the 48th annual Earth Day. Participate in a scavenger hunt in the exhibition Activist New York to learn about the various ways that New Yorkers work to protect our planet. Enjoy activities, songs, books, and healthy snacks. Then design a pot inspired by the environment, and plant a seed to take home with you! Registration suggested, though not required.
Here are some great freebie offers from Educents that can be useful for your little ones! Score a Earth Day Close Reading Toolkit for free. Head on over for some free Earth Day Bookmarks. You can even print out some free Earth Day Coloring Pages. View all they have to offer here.
On Saturday, 4-22 from 1-3 pm you can make a tie dye shirt. The event is free, all you have to do is pay for the shirt. Check your local stores before heading out to make sure they are participating.