To celebrate Earth Day, Respect Our Planet and Alcatraz Cruises (the National Park Service concessioner of ferry service to Alcatraz Island) will present a full day of free, family-friendly activities on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
Partnering with local environmental companies, Alcatraz Cruises’ Earth Day festivities are free and open to the public and will take place at Pier 33 Alcatraz Landing in San Francisco. Activities and featured interactive stations will include:
Green Home Choices — advice on making the home more sustainable with an exclusive Lego station that demonstrates how to make small changes that make a big difference.
Discover the Bay — learn about how living things play a role in local marine environment with a presentation by Aquarium of the Bay that brings the San Francisco Bay’s microorganisms into focus.
Arts & Crafts — a learning and creative station for children to express their views of the Earth.
Other Activities — Music, face painters, prizes and other entertainme
On Earth Day and every day, Alcatraz Cruises actively promotes sustainability efforts in San Francisco and throughout the maritime industry. Alcatraz Cruises’ runs the first hybrid ferry service in the country. Alcatraz Cruises consistently recycles 90 percent of its waste and is certified by several national agencies because the company performs at the highest levels for quality, environment, health and safety.