Earthday Extravaganza in Somerville Saturday

This Saturday, there will be several really cool ways to help “Green” the Somerville community.  From donating an old unused bike to getting your hands dirty in the new boathouse garden to enjoying a BBQ lunch with city clean-up participants, there are many fun opportunities for you to join us for a fun day in the sun!

Boston Tree Party Events
Various Locations
9:00am
Bike Parade leaves Groundwork Somerville (21 Properzi Way, Somerville)
10:00am Somerville Climate Action Apple Tree Planting @ Foss Park
10:30am Walk/Ride to the Mystic River from Foss Park
11:00am Groundwork Somerville Apple Tree Planting @ Blessing of the Bay Boathouse

Greening the City Events at Blessing of the Bay Boathouse on the Mystic
32 Shore Drive, Somerville, MA 02145
9am-3pm
Bike Donation Drive to benefit Groundwork Somerville and Bikes Not Bombs
10am-12pm
Spring Clean-up and Garden Raising at Blessing of the Bay Boathouse
12pm-2pm
SomerGreen Festival with free food (if you participated in the Spring Clean-up events) and music and tables representing green organizations and businesses from around Somerville at Blessing of the Bay

Mystic River Path Clean-up
Join the Mystic River Watershed Association and Groundwork Somerville for a clean-up along the Mystic River Path adjacent to the Assembly Square Mall from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  To participate, meet up in the northwest corner of Christmas Tree Shop parking lot at Assembly Square.

Participating Organizations:
Groundwork Somerville (www.groundworksomerville.org), Somerville Climate Action (http://sites.google.com/site/somervilleclimateaction), City of Somerville (www.somervillema.gov), Boston Tree Party (www.bostontreeparty.org), MyRWA (www.mysticriver.org), and Bikes Not Bombs (www.bikesnotbombs.org)

Building the new Boathouse Garden at the Mystic, YOU can help plant it Saturday!

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