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Earth Day New York City 2019

Event Listings can be found below

On this New Yorkled Magazine page are featured Earth Day events for all to join in on and help make this a better world and to better our environment. Heck, it’s also a good way for us to instill in our kids the responsibility they have in caring for our planet.Earth-Day-Seal

Yup! It’s that time of year again. When we all gather in many ways to show our support, thoughts and care for Mother Nature. Unfortunately the world seems to need this Tender Loving Care more now than ever in human history it seems. Things almost feel as if they’re throttling out of control what with newspapers, television and all other sorts of media mentioning how bad things are with the environment.

It’s most certainly our time and possibly last chance to make known to the powers that be how bad things are. How imperative the need is to begin fixing things and how we need to spread the word for the sake of enlightening others and educating folks. It’s our world and its the world which our children will inherit.
Our future generations deserve a better world!

Earth Day is on Monday, April  22, 2019 with events being scheduled during the preceding week and beyond. You can look below to see what’s going on in our boroughs and how you too can partake in these free activities and such. Further Down on the page is a listing of events taking place in our parks.

Car Free Earth Day NYC

Saturday, April 27, 2019

30 blocks of Broadway, from 17th Street to 47th Street, will be closed to cars for six hours from 9am to 3pm


Chroniclers of the Climate Apocalypse

Monday, April 22, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Brooklyn Historical Society
128 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn


Earth Day Outdoors at Union Square

Featuring dozens of exhibitors, including environmental non-profits, green businesses, kids’ activities, and live performances. With more than 70 organizations represented, there is something for everyone.

Also visit the official page at Union Square Park



12th Annual “Awakening Humanity’s Consciousness as One, Celebrating Our Planet, Healing our Heart”

Sunday, April 21, 2019
3:00 – 8:00 pm

4 West 43rd Street

Learn more about this and about how to get tickets at this EventBrite Posting.

Come join them in NYC for A Very Special Evening with our Conscious Community as you Gather in Unity Honoring Mother Earth!

Listen to Inspirational Talks with Spiritual, Interfaith, Indigenous and Environmental Leaders, Experience Live Music Performances, Guided Meditations, Qigong and more! Plus a
Special Tribute to Grandmother Lygia DeCastro

There will be Vendors (including Healthy Food & Drinks), Celebrations & Prayers for World Peace, Planet Earth & All Inhabitants. There will also be inter-active participation throughout the day! All Are Welcome!

Price:  $25 (pre-paid by April 20th) or $33 cash only at door. (No Refunds).
Email: [email protected],
Call: 212-222-5432.


St. George Day Festival

A local Earth Day and arts celebration

Saturday, April 28, 2019
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Taking place in and around Tompkinsville Park in Staten Island


Car Free Earth Day at Albee Square in Brooklyn

Join them for earth-friendly activities from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on the plaza at Albee Square. And Albee Square West will be closed to traffic all day, so bring your bike, your roller skates, and your beach chairs and enjoy Car Free NYC!

11:00 am – 1:00 pm (or until supplies run out): Free Tree Giveaway with the New York Restoration Project

1:00 – 3:00 pm: Learn to ride a bike with Bike New York!

1:30 – 2:30pm: Live music with the Wollesonics!

Plus, plenty of other goings on taking place all day there.


Earth Day Expo

by New York State Senator James Sanders Jr.

Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Public School 52
178-37 146th Terrace
Queens, NY

Earth Day Expo is a celebration to recognize this important time of the year. Let’s examine how to make our planet a better place!!! Join us for this Family Fun Day with free food, free giveaways and a basket full of knowledge.


Earth Day Celebration in NYC’s Parks

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Earth Day Celebration
9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Join an Earth Day Parade and Easter Egg Hunt in Co-Op City!
Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx


Earth Week Kickoff: Eco Day
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Want to get your hands dirty and help restore the Bronx River forest? Join us for a weekend family-friendly event to conduct general park maintenance.
Burke Bridge (in Bronx Park), Bronx


Harlem Grown’s Earth Day Celebration
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
There will be pizza making with a solar-powered oven, recycled container planting, natural tie-dyeing, and more!
Harlem Grown 134th Street Farm, Manhattan


Earth Day: Learn and Play
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Come learn and play on Earth Day at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center and Park!
Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan


Tree Giveaway with Smiling Hogshead Ranch
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
New York Restoration Project continues to partner with community organizations throughout the five boroughs to give away hundreds of free trees to New Yorkers.
Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens


Earth Day Crafts and Games
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Join the Urban Park Rangers in this celebration of Earth Day. Engage your creative side and participate in fun games.
Redwood Playground (in Cunningham Park), Queens


Memorial Cherry Tree Planting
3:00 pm–4:00 pm
Upper Lawn at 113th Street (in Morningside Park), Manhattan


Sunday, April 21

Earth Day Hike
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Palisade Avenue and Spaulding Lane (in Riverdale Park), Bronx


Monday, April 22

Earth Day: Tree & Shrub Planting
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Muskrat Cove, Bronx


It’s My Park at St. James Park
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx


Earth Day 2019
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Activities will include park clean-up, gardening, and the Triple “R” Challenge: Recycle, Reuse, Reduce, and much more!
St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx


Kids Week: Earth Day Exploration
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Celebrate Earth Day with the Urban Park Rangers as we explore nature on a short hike through Pelham Bay Park.
Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx


Kids Week: Celebrate Earth Day
1:00 pm–2:30 pm
Celebrate Earth Day with the Urban Park Rangers as we explore nature on a short hike through Alley Pond Park.
Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens


Kids Week: Recycling Crafts
1:00 pm–2:00 pm
Join the Urban Park Rangers in this celebration of Earth Day. Engage your creative side and breathe new life into reusable items.
Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island




Green Festival

No Longer taking place

Jacob Javits Center

655 West 34th Street

Green Festival® is a vibrant, dynamic marketplace where companies and organizations come to showcase their green products and services, and where people go to learn how to live healthier, more sustainable lives.


Good Earth Day in Chinatown 2016

Details regarding this year’s event to come…

Kimlau Square located at Chatham Square
Oliver St & E. Broadway

Help clean & beautify Chinatown / Plant Flowers / Remove Graffiti / Learn about recycling & green tips / Clothing, Shoe & Textile Collection by GrowNYC

Visit their site to learn about volunteering.



If you’re interested in learning more about participatory events, festivals and other items:

From the past but not updated:

Earth Day Festival at Flushing Town Hall

Date still come
For Families: Develop your green thumb, learn about bee-keeping and the importance of clean waterways while making sculptures, jewelry and art out of recycled materials. For all ages. Sponsored by NYC Councilmember James F. Gennaro Starts at 1:00 PM.


EarthFair Indoors at Vanderbilt Hall 

within Grand Central Terminal
Still awaiting confirmation on Dates and such and whether this will actually take place this year.

Live performances, kids’ activities, sustainability talks, and interactive displays by some of our partner organizations. All of the events are free and open to the public.


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