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Earth Day Festival

April 17, 2016 @ 11:00 am4:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of this event. All activities take place on the Quadrangle Green and are FREE for all visitors. Museum admission is not required.

Giveaways (while supplies last)

  • Seedlings from the Springfield Forestry Division
  • Cobble Mountain Water from the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission
  • Ice cream

Exhibitors and Displays

  • Center for EcoTechnology: Renewable Resources Display
  • Hampden County Beekeepers Association: Beekeeping Materials and Products
  • ECOS (Environmental Center for Our Schools): Paper Making Activity
  • Keep Springfield Beautiful: Great American Cleanup
  • Suez Water: Wastewater Treatment Display
  • Mount Holyoke College Restoration Ecology Program
  • Western Massachusetts Council Boy Scouts of America: Bird House Kits
  • Regreen Springfield
  • Girl Scouts of Central and Western Massachusetts: Themed activity and keepsake
  • Springfield DPW: Recycling Display
  • Connecticut River Watershed Council: Watershed Educational Activities
  • MassWildlife: Casting Lessons for Kids
  • Friends of the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge
  • Master Gardeners Association: Soil Testing, “Good Bugs and Bad Bugs” and “Debunking Garden Myths”
  • The Watershed on Wheels Express (WoW Express): An interactive mobile visitor center for the Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge.

Note: If weather forces a move inside, the Festival will take place in the Science Museum and general museum admission will be required to attend.


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April 17, 2016
11:00 am–4:00 pm


Springfield Museums
21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA 01103 United States