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Farmhouse Family Day: All About Trees Earth Day Celebration!

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free
Learn about Brooklynite Hattie Carthan & how to care for your neighborhood’s trees at April’s Farmhouse Family Day Earth Day Celebration!

In honor of Earth Day we are celebrating all things trees for our first in-person Farmhouse Family day of the year! We will be learning about Brooklynite Hattie Carthan and the importance of environmentalists have in advocating for their community. We’ll then learn how to care for our neighborhood street trees in a special family-friendly workshop activity. Farmhouse Family Days are always free to the public and open to visitors of all ages. Family Day is from 11AM to 3PM, with the street tree care workshop beginning at 1PM.

What to expect on your visit:

  • Farmhouse Family Day is free and open to all ages, ideal for children ages 4-10.
  • The street tree care activity will begin at 1PM.
  • Farm activities (i.e. harvesting, weeding) are limited, first-come first-served basis beginning at 12PM. Make sure to wear close-toed shoes and prepare to get dirty.

Other things to do while you are here:

  • Drop off food scraps for compost.
  • Pick up a free tree from NYRP- RSVP required
  • Pick up a free bag of compost from DSNY- RSVP required

HEALTH & SAFETY

  • We recommend that all visitors (over the age of 2 years) adhere to mask wearing and social distancing requirements while visiting the museum. Following these protocols will also help protect those who are unvaccinated, including families who visit with young children.
  • Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the park and event. We will have extra masks if you do not bring your own.
  • We recommend using the restroom before your arrival. There is one port-o-san on the property.

Details

Date:
April 16
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farmhouse-family-day-all-about-trees-earth-day-celebration-tickets-315602283927

Venue

Wyckoff House Museum
New York, 5816 Clarendon Road
Brooklyn, NY 11203 United States
Website:
wyckoffmuseum.org

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