ROXBOROUGH — The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education held "A Very Phanatic Earth Day" Monday, April 22, in its amphitheater.

Scott Palmer, the Phillies' director of public affairs was on hand, as well as the Phillie Phanatic and two of the Phillies ball girls.

Dozens of families and school children were on hand to participate in the event.

Schuylkill Center Executive Director Mike Weilbacher gave an overview of the growing cycle and introduced a couple of themes to help foster more environmental awareness. Abby Kroll and Amanda Engel oversaw an environmental Bingo activity that focused on minimizing energy usage and helped the youngsters earn prizes.

A new tree was planted nearby, with children encouraged to take turns putting a shovel full of soil on the sapling to culminate the program.

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