Picnic for the Planet 2012 - Phoenix

Join The Nature Conservancy in Phoenix and Arizona Science Center for Picnic for the Planet! Enjoy your lunch and throw your blanket down in Heritage Square for this family-friendly event that includes Science Center discounts, games and more!
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April 17, 2012 - PRLog -- WHAT:   Earth Day is coming up, and Arizona Science Center has joined The Nature Conservancy to host Picnic for the Planet and connect people around the world through the food they love.

Arizona residents are encouraged to bring a blanket and enjoy lunch in Heritage Square for this family-friendly event that includes Arizona Science Center discounts, sidewalk chalking, games and more! Set to potentially be the largest worldwide picnic ever, the Phoenix gathering is just one of more than 700 Picnic for the Planet events in cities around the world, including Atlanta; Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Seattle; Salt Lake City; Washington, D.C.; Tanzania; Beijing; and Melbourne, Australia.  

The picnic may even make its way into the Guinness World Record® book, as The Nature Conservancy plans to set the record for the largest multi-venue picnic in a 24-hour period.

WHEN:   11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Sunday, April 22

WHERE:  Arizona Science Center
600 East Washington Street, Downtown Phoenix (Between 7th Street and 5th Street)

INFO:  Visitors can RSVP at http://azscience-picnicfortheplanet.eventbrite.com. For more information, contact Jeannie Colton at 602-716-2000 ext. 253 or coltonj@azscience.org.

The mission of Arizona Science Center is to inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages about science. The Center, located at 600 E. Washington Street in downtown Phoenix, features more than 300 hands-on exhibits, live demonstrations, the state-of-the-art Dorrance Planetarium and a five-story IMAX® theater.

The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The Conservancy and its more than 1 million members have protected nearly 120 million acres worldwide. Visit The Nature Conservancy on the web at www.nature.org.
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