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Alcatraz Landing Earth Day By The Bay | SF

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Saturday, April 20, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Pier 33 | Pier 33, San Francisco, CA


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This event is curated by the Bay Area Science Festival as part of their year-round calendar of science events.

The festival takes place each fall with 10 days of science and technology lectures, games, exhibits, workshops and hands-on activities all over the Bay Area. 

> Find tons more Bay Area science events at bayareascience.org

Saturday, April 20, 2019
Bay Area Science Events

To celebrate Earth Day, Alcatraz Cruises along with Hornblower Cruises’ Respect Our Planet will present a full day of free, family-friendly activities on Saturday, April 20 from 10 am to 2 pm.

Partnering with local environmental companies, Alcatraz Cruises’ Earth Day festivities are free, open to the public and will take place at Pier 33/Alcatraz Landing on the Embarcadero in San Francisco. Activities and featured interactive stations will include:

  • The theme is “The Ocean is the Heart” with an emphasis on ocean and climate education.
  • Discover the Bay: Explore water samples from the bay and watch the microorganisms on a large-display microscope – learn the role living things play in our local marine environment.
  • Arts & Crafts: Create educational, green art and learn more about the Bay.
  • Gifts, Prizes and Giveaways: Pick up a passport and visit every booth for stamps. Fill up the passport to win drawings, prizes and chances to spin the wheel.
  • Other Activities: Music, face painters, entertainment, ECO Art Wall and farming station!
  • Participating vendors include: Tree Frog Treks; NorCal Bats; San Francisco Zoo; Aquarium of the Bay; Beekeeper Station; Marine Mammal Center; Cal Academy; Hilton/Park 55; USGS California Water Science Center; Garden Conservancy; and National Park Service

On Earth Day and every day, Alcatraz Cruises actively promotes sustainability efforts in San Francisco and throughout the maritime industry.

The first maritime company to run hybrid ferry service in the country, Alcatraz Cruises is considered “zero waste,” consistently recycling 90 percent of its waste and is certified “green” by several national agencies. Alcatraz Cruises continues to perform at the highest levels for quality, environment, health and safety.


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Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, Earth Day, Fun & Games, Geek Event, Kids & Families, Lectures & Workshops
Venue: Pier 33
Address: Pier 33, San Francisco, CA

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