Smurfs to Participate in Series of Environmental Efforts in U.S.
Posted on June 6, 2013
The Smurfs, through Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation, will participate in a series of environmental efforts called "America the Bluetiful." The events tie-in with the upcoming film, Smurfs 2, which arrives in theaters on July 31. Kids and their parents can meet the Smurfs as they clean up their local parks, encourage recycling and plant trees. Here are some highlights of the environmental initiatives:
- In Boston, the Smurfs will join in cleaning up Canal Park at CambridgeSide Galleria and planting blue flowers
- In Minneapolis, the Smurfs were a part of the Grand Old Day celebration, where Twin Cities residents were encouraged to recycle
- In Chicago, the Smurfs were at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, where staff was on hand with ecology activities and community ecology information
- In Philadelphia, kids and Smurfs will clean up a rec center and bluetify a city garden
- Atlanta kids have taken a pledge at Georgia Aquarium to bluetify the country
- In St. Louis, the Smurfs will help pick up trash in Kiener Plaza
- In San Francisco, the Smurfs will work with San Francisco Recreation and Parks to plant, mulch, and clean up Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park and in San Diego, they will participate in a beach cleanup day.