Earth Day

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Free with general admission

As part of the Center’s Earth Day celebration, visitors can learn about green pioneers like President Teddy Roosevelt and First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson.  They will also enjoy the spring weather as they participate in activities on the Center’s front lawn including gardening and 18th Century games. At activities tables visitors will create fun and handy cootie-catches that provide helpful tips on going green.

“It Is Easy Being Green” 
Earth Day Trivia at the Giant Game Board  

12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Main Lobby
Visitors can test their eco-friendly knowledge at the Center’s Earth Trivia Game. Questions cover Earth Day history, reusing and recycling, and alternative energies.

Craft Activity Stations
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Main Lobby
At craft tables, visitors can create fun and handy cootie-catches that provide helpful tips on going green. They will also have a chance to plant vegetables to start their own victory gardens.

18th Century Lawn Games
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Outside, visitors can play graces, hoop and stick, nine pin, and other games popular during the Revolutionary era.
Weather permitting.  

Constitution Hall Pass: “Everything’s Gone Green: The Story of Earth Day” Video
12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Main Lobby
Visitors can find out how Earth Day celebrations began  in the National Constitution Center’s popular video lesson series Constitution Hall Pass—available at the museum and in the classroom. Produced by the National Constitution Center, Constitution Hall Pass is a free, video lesson and live chat series. Visit constitutioncenter.org/hallpass

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