Earth Day 2016

April 22, 2016

This Earth Day the National Constitution Center celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service!  Join us for hands on workshops, arts and craft activities, trivia games, and even a special appearance from one of the Park Services biggest fans: President Theodore Roosevelt!  Plus, in conjunction with our Headed to the White House exhibit, we are taking a look at some of the greener residents of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, like First Lady Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson.

Theodore Roosevelt Historic Character Meet and Greet

  • 2 p.m. Kirby Auditorium Chat with one of America’s most famous early environmentalists, and a true lover of the great outdoors, President Theodore Roosevelt.

Know Your National Park Quiz Show

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Main Exhibit From the red wood forest to the Gulf Stream waters, our country is the home to some amazing national resources; and for 100 years the National Park Service has been protecting and celebrating those resources! This Earth Day, the National Constitution Center invites you to show your love for, and your knowledge of, our National Parks, at this fast-paced trivia game!

First Ladies Earth Day Festival

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In conjunction with our Headed to the White House exhibit, the National Constitution Center will host fun, eco-friendly activities on our front lawn, inspired by our nation’s first ladies!

Everything’s Gone Green: The Story of Earth Day

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Video Screening Ever wonder how Earth Day celebrations began? Find out in the National Constitution Center’s Video Lesson—available at the museum and in the classroom!

Earth Day Arts and Crafts

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. At our craft tables, visitors will learn how to make recycled paper, as well as create fun and handy cootie-catches that provide helpful tips on going green.

EPA Workshop

  • 1 p.m. Kirby Auditorium Meet the men and women who work for the government agency that protects our environment every day. Learn more about the ins and outs of their job, and find out what you can do to help, too!


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