GOING GREEN IN QUEENS 2012
Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)
THE GOING GREEN IN QUEENS 2012 PLANNING COMMITTEE
The Queens Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces
in partnership with the Queens Civic Congress
Going Green in Queens 2012
A Greening, Educational and Networking Conference
Saturday, March 24, 2012
9:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Al Oerter Recreational Center
131-40 Fowler Avenue
Flushing, New York 11355
(right off College Point Blvd)
Easily accessible by:
The #7 Train-Main Street
The Q58 Bus-Corner of College Point Blvd and Fowler Avenue
and by Car-wtih free ample parking near venue-go down avery avenue
Free Admission, free giveways, free food, and fun!
Please register at eventbrite to make the event successful!
Tours of the new pool building
Going Green in Queens 2012 will be great!
Over 50 tablers/exhibitors and 8 workshops.
Bring cellphones for our 911 only program, batteries, Videocassette tapes, ink cartridges, and eye glasses. RecycleQueens ( http://www.recyclequeens.org ) will be hosting a mini swap area at the event.
We are collecting old used regular batteries like AA, AAA, C, D and 9 volt
-Partnerships for Parks-Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Queens Chapter 31028
NYC Dept of Parks and Recreation-with our media partner The Times Ledger Papers (CNG)
Ioby.org-Citizens Committee for NYC
Avahosting.biz- RecycleQueens- Cornucopia Society
Morning workshops are from 11:00 AM to 12 noon
Environmentally themed short movies
All are in different clearly marked rooms
starting at 1:00 PM
Fund Raising by ioby.org
others to be announced
You have a full day of educational opportunities
Ceremonies are from 12 noon to 1 pm
You have time to have some refreshments and visit the many tablers during the entire event.
All food and giveaways are on a first come-first served basis.
Site is wheelchair accessible
Please come and go as you please--we want you to feel comfortable and enjoy the day.
Exhibitors and Tablers
NY4P;s-City Parks Foundation-ioby.org-Citizens Committee for NYC
Eastern Queens Alliance-Idlewild Park Preservation Committee
Queens Civic Congress-Pest Magic-Green Shores NYC
NYC Parks-NYC DEP-NYS DEC-Queens Zoo-Voelker Orth Museum
Queens Botanical Gardens-recyclequeens.org
St Francis Preparatory School-exhibits on flora and fauna
PS 173 Q-Martin Luther School
511NYRisdeshares-United States Post Office
New York League of Conservation Voters
TZU CHI-United for Action-Batteries for Recycling-
In Home Pet Service-GrowNYC
Green Agenda of Jackson Heights-JHGB
TASCA-Flushing Meadows Corona Park Concervancy
National Children Study-Queens Vanguard Center
Metropolitan Water Alliance
National Parks Conservation Association
Citizens Against Graffiti Everywhere (CAGE)
US NATURAL ENERGY
USA POOLS-Transportation Alternatives-Queens
Coastal Preservation Network-NYC Transit Authority
National Park Conference Association
Movies are not closed captioned.
When & Where
Queens Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces
We are a non-profit umbrella group of over 400 parks, civic, business, sports and volunteer groups that work to improve parks and the overall environment in Queens. No fee to join us.