"If recycling had a world tour, it’d look a lot like the Earth Day celebration held last week at the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center.
While such a celebration typically focuses on how to save the planet, the West 231st Street center also celebrated the diversity that makes up the Earth, splitting up its toddler-age children into groups based on the countries, islands and continents their families hailed from.
With a little help from the adults in the room, the kids created maracas, drums and even palm trees to give each of their tables its own green and cultural flair. Those tables represented a variety of popular Earth locations like Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Chile, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Peru, Africa, Brazil, Costa Rica, and, of course, the United States. "
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