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USMMA Will Sponsor 2014 Green Earth Day Hands-on Events

Press Release
April 11, 2014

In celebration of Earth Day 2014, the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) at Kings Point will work with the Great Neck Library for the 3rd consecutive year to offer a weekend filled with fun and “green” focused science experiments and demonstrations.  This free public event is held to promote an appreciation of our blue planet (with a focus on the oceans),  encourgages its sustainability, and educates local youth about the importance of taking care of the environment.  The event is also part of the New York Section’s Annual Chemists Celebrate Earth Day effort.  Community youth ages 5-17 and their families are cordially invited to join the USMMA midshipmen and faculty in this celebration during the following programs:

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Noon-2:00 p.m.

Great Neck Library - Main

159 Bayview Avenue

Great Neck, New York 11023

Sunday, April 27, 2014

2:00-3:30 p.m.

Great Neck Library - Parkville Branch

10 Campbell Street

New Hyde Park, New York 11040

This program, sponsored by the Math and Science Department of the USMMA, the Children Service Department of the GNL, and the American Chemical Society, is open to the public, free of charge.

Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014