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Earth Day in CNY

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Are you looking for ways to celebrate Earth Day locally? Families can learn about our planet, make crafts from recycled materials, take a guided bird hike and more during these events.

Thursday, April 8 

Kids Crafts: Earth Day Art Projects. 4:15-5 p.m. Attendees can make two Earth Day crafts: a tie dye earth suncatcher and marbled earth prints. Fayetteville Free Library, 300 Orchard St., Fayetteville. Free. Registration required: (315) 637-6374. fflib.org.

Saturday, April 17

Grab & Go Kits for Kids: Earth Day Fun. 10-10:15 a.m. Attendees can learn how to grow their own plant. Manlius Public Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave., Manlius. Free. Registration required: (315) 682-6400. manliuslibrary.org.

LEGO Club – Earth Edition. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Children ages 5-12 can complete three LEGO challenges – each related to Earth. Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool. Free. Registration required: (315) 457-0310. lpl.org.

Monday, April 19

Let’s Celebrate Earth Day! Noon; through April 30. Create a bird feeder from recycled materials during the week of April 19 and learn how to make egg pom-pom poppers the week of April 26. Fairmount Community Library, 406 Chapel Dr., Syracuse. Free. Registration required: (315) 487-8933. fairmountlibrary.org.

Thursday, April 22

Earth Day Hike. 9 a.m. Explore Beaver Lake Nature Center’s habitats with a naturalist and learn how to identify birds and spring wildflowers. Masks are required. Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville. $5/vehicle. Registration required: (315) 638-2519.

Liverpool Explorers. 6-7 p.m. Children ages 5-12 can explore a different part of the world each month – April’s destination is earth. During this session, attendees will also learn about taking care of earth. Liverpool Public Library, 310 Tulip St., Liverpool. Free. Registration required: (315) 457-0310. lpl.org.

Saturday, April 24
Earth Day Celebration. 8 a.m. Activities include: recycled crafts; a guided bird walk; and an introduction to invasive plants. Masks are required. Beaver Lake Nature Center, 8477 E. Mud Lake Road, Baldwinsville. $5/vehicle. Registration required: (315) 638-2519.

Create Your Own: Earth Day Recycled Crayon. 10-10:15 a.m. Attendees can turn broken crayons into new Earth Day crayons. Manlius Public Library, 1 Arkie Albanese Ave., Manlius. Free. (315) 682-6400. manliuslibrary.org.

Earth Day Celebration. 1-1:45 p.m. Children ages 7-12 can learn about Earth Day, make a reusable craft, and more. NOPL. Free. Registration required: nopl.org.

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