Be An Earth Day Hero At The Dover Children’s Museum

The Dover Children’s Museum will be hosting an Earth Day event again this year on Monday, April 22nd from 10am – 3pm. Seacoast Eat Local will be there to teach about fun and tasty heirloom vegetables. You will get to take home a seeded pot from a selection of either a:

Green Zebra tomato, Cherokee Purple tomato, Brandywine tomato, Aunt Ruby’s German Green tomato, Lemon Cucumber, Yellow Crookneck Summer Squash or a New England Pie pumpkin (that yes, you can make a homemade pie from for Thanksgiving).

If you have success growing your vegetable plant, then you can save the seeds from it and grow it again next season!

Be An Earth Hero!
An Earth Day Celebration
Monday, April 22, 2013 from 10am – 3pm

Celebrate Earth Day the Dover Children’s Museum and explore the many ways you can support a healthy planet, thanks to sponsorship by D.F. Richard Energy.

10 am – 1 pm: Make suncatchers using recycled materials and found objects with ReVision Energy.
10 am – 1 pm: Make your own bird feeder with Strafford County River Conservancy.
11 am – 1 pm: Learn all about roots with Norm Fracassa from Fracassa Design Works.
11 am – 2 pm: Plant flowers to take home with Wentworth Greenhouses.
12 pm – 3 pm: Plant heirloom vegetable seeds from Seacoast Eat Local.

Composting can be as easy as 1-2-3! Come meet Mr. Fox Composting, check out his worm tank and try your hand at a sorting activity.

From 10:30 am – 2:30 pm, there will be rotating demonstrations about the Cochecho River watershed, oil spill clean-up, and viewing of the live brook trout hatchlings being raised in the museum.

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