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GOING GREEN IN QUEENS 2012

Queens Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces

Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)

Flushing, NY

GOING GREEN IN QUEENS 2012

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THE GOING GREEN IN QUEENS 2012 PLANNING COMMITTEE

The Queens Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces

in partnership with the Queens Civic Congress

Announces   

Going Green in Queens 2012

A Greening, Educational and Networking Conference

 

Saturday, March 24, 2012

9:30 AM to 3:30 PM

at the

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

Sponsored by:

 

-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

 

 

Workshops

Morning workshops are from 11:00 AM to 12 noon

Natures Kidneys

Composting

Tree Care

Environmentally themed short movies

All are in different clearly marked rooms

 

Afternoon workshops

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)

Million Trees

Trees NY

US NATURAL ENERGY

USA POOLS-Transportation Alternatives-Queens

Coastal Preservation Network-NYC Transit Authority

National Park Conference Association

and more 

 Movies are not closed captioned.

 

Have questions about GOING GREEN IN QUEENS 2012? Contact Queens Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces

When & Where


Al Oerter Recreation Center
Fowler Ave
College Point Blvd - Rear of Bldg
Flushing, NY 11355

Saturday, March 24, 2012 from 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM (EDT)


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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.

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