Earth Day Celebration

Sunday, April 22, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Monday, April 23, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Event Admission: FREE with museum admission

During the National Constitution Center’s Earth Day celebration, visitors can find out how they can play a part in helping their local communities “go green” – a key part of being an active citizen!

Visitors also will learn how food and nutrition laws, environmental protection policies and the preservation of America’s resources will be impacted by the upcoming presidential election.

Community Partners

Members of Philadelphia’s most environmentally friendly organizations will be at the Center to share information and answer questions about the best ways to go green!
10:00 to 3:00, Grand Hall Lobby

Election Central

Environmental issues are a hot topic in the 2012 Presidential Election, and our expert staff and newly updated exhibits provide you with a perfect toolkit to understand where and all our candidates stand on these issues!
9:30 to 5:00, Main Exhibit

It Is Easy Being Green—Quiz Show

Think you know a lot about living an eco-friendly lifestyle? How about the stories of some of America’s first environmentalist? Stop by our game show and learn about of people like Theodor Roosevelt, Lady Bird Johnson, and other environmental trailblazers! Then, see if you can figure out the best ways to go green in your community today!
10:30, 12:30 and 2:30, Main Exhibit, Domestic Tranquility

Calculate It! The Founding Father’s Carbon Footprint!

Just how eco-friendly was life in revolutionary Philadelphia? Find out at this fun and interactive programs!
11:30 and 1:30

Hands on Activities

Create recycled paper, and then used recycled items like magazines and water bottles to make your own works of art!
10:00 to 3:00, Grand Hall Lobby

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