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Earth Day NYC: Where to celebrate

Earth Day is right around the corner.

Looking for green ways to celebrate?

Check out these eco-conscious events leading up to and on April 22.

Dark dinner at The Musket Room

Treat yourself to a candlelit dinner and an
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Treat yourself to a candlelit dinner and an entirely raw six-course tasting menu in honor of Earth Day on April 22. Dishes will include venison tartare, scallops and Ora King salmon and biodynamic and organic wine pairings will also be available. $75, add $60 for standard pairings or $75 for premium, 265 Elizabeth St., 212-219-0764, musketroom.com

"Seeds of Time" screening and discussion

Celebrate Earth Day in one of New York's
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Celebrate Earth Day in one of New York's most beautiful outdoor sanctuaries. Events include a screening of the documentary "Seeds of Time" and a discussion with the film's star, agriculture pioneer Cary Fowler, and director, Sandy McLeod; guided tours of the garden; and a composting workshop. April 22, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., $20-25 adults, $18-22 seniors and students, $8-10 children 2-12, FREE for children under 2; 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx, 718-817-8700, nypg.org

Earth Day Expo at Habana Outpost

Solar-powered restaurant Habana Outpost celebrates its season re-opening
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Solar-powered restaurant Habana Outpost celebrates its season re-opening with its Earth Day Expo, complete with fresh smoothies made with a human-powered bike blender, vegan face-painting, tips on using solar energy, electronics recycling and more. April 16, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., FREE; 757 Fulton St., Fort Greene, 718-858-9500, habanaoutpost.com

GreenThumb gardening workshop

Get in touch with your inner gardener at
Photo Credit: GreenThumb via Facebook

Get in touch with your inner gardener at this GreenThumb workshop, where you can learn about insects that help gardens and take home a couple species to release in your own garden. April 22, 1-4 p.m., FREE; City Hall Garden in City Hall Park, Chambers and Centre streets, 212-602-5300, greenthumbnyc.org

Volunteer at Fort Tryon Park

Give your time and help make Fort Tryon
Photo Credit: Fort Tryon Park Trust via Facebook

Give your time and help make Fort Tryon Park a little bit greener by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks. Come in long pants and boots and sneakers and install plants on the Fort Washington terrace slope. Plants, tools and gloves will be provided. April 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Margaret Corbin Circle in Fort Tryon Park, Fort Washington Avenue and Cabrini Boulevard, 212-795-1388, nycgovparks.org

The Salons of Earth Week

Morning Salon, an organization that promotes sustainability in
Photo Credit: Morning Salons via Facebook

Morning Salon, an organization that promotes sustainability in companies through a series of discussions and events, is teaming up with Enterprise Studies and Digital Design at FIT for a full day of presentations from businesses that are leading sustainable change in architecture, design, food culture and fashion. April 19, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., $169 (includes post-event happy hour); Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 W. 27th St., morningsalon.com

Empire Clean Cities

Check out the greenest cars on the market
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Check out the greenest cars on the market and learn about what the future of clean energy vehicles might look like with Empire Clean Cities. April 22, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., FREE, RSVP required; 180 Maiden Lane, 212-839-7728, empirecleancities.org

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