Boston area Earth Day events
Make your own toy or other creation from "trash" at the Peabody Museum and take it home. Explore real artifacts and the stories behind shoes made with tires, toys shaped from scrap wire, and more. For kids age 5 and up.
Noon - 4 p.m., $25 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, Peabody Museum at Harvard University, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge. 617-495-3216. www.peabody.harvard.edu