Hosted by the Bruce Museum and Town of Greenwich
Sunday, April 1 from 1:30 – 3 pm
Innis Arden Cottage at Greenwich Point
The Bruce Museum is joining with the Town of Greenwich to celebrate Earth Day Month 2012 on the first day of April.
Representatives from local environmental organizations such as the Greenwich Conservation Commission and the Shellfish Commission will be on hand, along with members of the Bruce Museum Science and Education departments. A number of engaging and informative family activities are planned throughout the afternoon, including programs that promote responsible stewardship of our natural resources. And Greenwich First Selectman Peter Tesei will present the Town’s official Earth Day Proclamation at 2 pm.
The event is free and open to the public.
For additional information contact Peter Linderoth, Manager of Seaside Center & Outreach Education, by phone (203 413-6742) or email (email@example.com). Directions may be found on the website at www.brucemuseum.org.
About the Seaside Center: The Bruce Museum’s Seaside Center is an environmental and cultural facility located in the Innis Arden Cottage on Greenwich Point, one of the East Coast’s most scenic coastlines. During summer months, visitors to the Point are encourarged to drop-in and explore the local shore and marine life. Daily activities at the Center may include guided nature walks which incorporate the geology and ecology of Greenwich Point, study and identification of Greenwich Point flora and fauna, marine organism anatomy dissections, plankton viewing with microscopes, arts and crafts and much more, Visitors can also enjoy the Center’s facilities at their own pace by viewing the dioramas, interactive exhibits and live specimens in the marine-life touch tank and aquariums.
Open June 24 through Sept. 2, regular hours are Wednesday through Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Beach passes are required for entrance into Greenwich Point. Fees for non-residents are $5 per person plus $20 for parking.
For additional information, call the Bruce Museum at (203) 869-0376 or visit the website at www.brucemuseum.org.