Peter Cottontail Express

 

Saturday, April 12 and 19 1000 Osborne Street, St. Marys, GA, 31558           912-200-5235
http://www.stmarysrailroad.com/

 

Lovable Peter Cottontail enchants the young and young at heart with a special kind of Easter Egg hunt designed just for train passengers. All rides depart at 10am, 12noon, 2pm & 4pm.

 

Open Air Railcar Rides                                                           Locomotive Rides
Adults $17                                                                               $50.00 per person,
Children (3-12) $11                                                                 limit 2 people in the Locomotive
Children under 2 FREE

 

Processing fee of $3 each plus sales tax will be added to ticket price. Children 3-12 must be accompanied by an adult for locomotive rides. Children under 3 not allowed on locomotive.

  

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Join Earth Day Jacksonville and dozens of your favorite earth-friendly companies for a day for the whole family during the Earth Day and Ecology Fair. This annual event is celebrating its 24th year at The Landing and features booths of educational and interactive displays, live entertainment throughout the day on the main stage, giveaways and more. A children’s stage is located on the West end, offering a variety of kid-friendly, hands-on displays. The arts and crafts and activity tables allow children to create dozens of art projects and crafts, all made from recycled and reusable materials. Some of this year’s crafts include Earth Day binders, book marks, toss and catch game, friendships bracelets and more. Patrons can also enjoy samples from local organic stores and restaurants, learn about manatees in the manatee obstacle course and have their face painted. All activities are free and open to the public.

 

Jacksonville Landing     2 Independent Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32202      http://www.jacksonvillelanding.com/events/earth-day?on=2014-04-19

 

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Tree Hill Nature Center
7152 Lone Star Road
April 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

 

Join us at the Joseph A. Strasser Amphitheater for a day of family fun featuring a walk-thought butterfly exhibit, butterfly release (3:30 p.m. - weather permitting), vendors of local/handmade items, food & drinks (proceeds benefit Tree Hill and local schools), live music, face painting, a bounce house, animal encounters, free kids' crafts and much more!

$5 – Adults     $4 - Seniors/Military/Students   $3 - Kids (3-17)
FREE - Kids under 3 and members
All proceeds benefit science and nature education in Jacksonville.

PARKING NOTE: Parking is not available on site. We offer free shuttle service to off-site parking at St. Andrews Episcopal and Parkwood Baptist Churches. These shuttles run continuously from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 
 
Celebrate Earth Day at Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens’
Party for the Planet.              10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Learn how to take care of the earth by visiting environmental and animal conservation booths. There will be children’s activities, entertainment, prize drawings, and visits from Jazoo. The Jacksonville Zoo will also be giving drivers of hybrid cars special treatment with VIP front row parking in the Zoo’s general lot. Limited spaces available, front row parking for hybrid cars only is on a first come, first served basis.
Special admission: Receive $2 off general admission when you bring in electronic recyclables (old cell phones, printer cartridges or anything that plugs in except tube TVs) or a minimum of five pounds of paper.
 

 

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