WHO: To celebrate Earth Day, Alcatraz Cruises, the National Park Service concessioner for transportation and ticketing for the Alcatraz Island tour, will present a full day of free and family-friendly activities. For more information, visit www.alcatrazcruises.com.
WHERE: Pier 33 — Alcatraz Landing, San Francisco, CA
WHEN: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 — 10am-2pm
WHAT: Partnering with local environmental companies, Alcatraz Cruises’ Earth Day festivities are free and open to the public. 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 entertainment.
WHY: On Earth Day and every day, Alcatraz Cruises actively promotes sustainability and conservation efforts in San Francisco Bay and throughout the maritime industry, through our corporate sustainability program, Respect Our Planet. Alcatraz Cruises’ operates the first hybrid ferry service in the country. Alcatraz Cruises consistently recycles 90 percent of its waste and is ISO certified for Quality, Health & Safety and the Environment, because the company performs at the highest levels for customer service, environmental awareness and sustainability, as well as health and safety.