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Earth Day 2014 Events in NJ

4-18-14

Earth Day is April 22 this year and there are many events throughout the state to celebrate. If you know of other events, post them in the comments section at the bottom of this page.

ATLANTIC COUNTY:
Egg Harbor Township
ACUA’s 24th Annual Earth Day Festival
Sunday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
6700 Delilah Road
609-272-6950
kaiken@acua.com or mbellinger@acua.com
http://www.acua.com/acua/index.aspx

BERGEN COUNTY:
Lyndhurst
Spook Handy Earth Day Concert
Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Meadowlands Environmental Center
DeKorte Park
201-230-4983
greatauk4@aol.com
http://bergencountyaudubon.org/

Norwood
Northern Valley Earth Fair
Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kennedy Field and Community Center
455 Broadway
201-835-5687
nvearthfair@aol.com
www.nvearthfair.org

Ridgefield Park
Earthfest Overpeck
Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Overpeck County Park
199 Challanger Road
201-968-0808
festival@hackensackriverkeeper.org
http://www.earthfestoverpeck.com

Paramus
From Garbage to Garden
Sunday, April 27 from noon to 4 p.m.
Petruska Park
475 Farview Ave.
http://www.paramusec.org/

BURLINGTON COUNTY:
Maple Shade
Earth Day Celebration and Shredding Event sponsored by Sustainable Maple
Saturday, May 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Maple Shade Township Building
200 Stiles Ave.
609-975-6260
jluintheshade@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/sustainablemapleshade

CAMDEN COUNTY:
Cherry Hill
Cherry Hill Earth Festival
Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Croft Farm
100 Bortons Mill Road
856-448-2205
sustainable@brendajorett.com
http://www.sustainablecherryhill.org/

Pennsauken
Pennsauken’s 2nd Annual Green Fair
Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pennsauken Municipal Building
5605 N. Crescent Boulevard
856-665-1000
greenteam@twp.pennsauken.nj.us
www.twp.pennsauken.nj.us

Voorhees
Voorhees Township Come Fly A Kite Annual Earth Day Event
Sunday, April 27 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Centennial Boulevard
vecef@verizon.net
http://www.vecef.org/

CAPE MAY COUNTY:
Cape May
Cape May County Park and Zoo Annual Earth Day 5K Run and Celebration
Saturday, April 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$15 to participate in the run, zoo and other activities are free
609-465-5271
jwhalen@co.cape-may.nj.us
http://www.capemaycountygov.net/

CUMBERLAND COUNTY:
Millville
A Race Against Time – Rebuilding Wildlife Beaches After Super Storm Sandy
Tuesday, April 22 at 6 p.m.
Levoy Theater
126 High St.
charlene.smith@conservewildlifenj.org
http://www.nj.gov/dep/seeds/earthday/april.htm#a22

ESSEX COUNTY:
Roseland
Essex County Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
621B Eagle Rock Ave.
973-228-8776
dalexander@parks.essexcountynj.org
http://www.essex-countynj.org/p/index.php?section=env/o

HUDSON COUNTY:
Jersey City
Astor Free Community Garden “Earth Day Plantin”
Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
72 Astor Place
201-314-1675
ASTORJC@aol.com
http://astorplaceneighborho.wix.com/astorplace

Jersey City
Earth Day 5K Run/”Walk for Liberty State Park” and Fair
Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Liberty State Park
201-795-4555
recycle@hcia.org
http://www.hcia.org/

Secaucus
Secaucus Green Summer Festival
Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Secaucus Exchange
5000 Riverside Station Bouelvard
201-864-7336
anesheiwat@secaucus.net
http://www.secaucusnj.org/

HUNTERDON COUNTY:
Flemington
Hunterdon County Parks Earth Day Festival
Saturday, April 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Deer Park Path
908-782-1158

MERCER COUNTY:
Titusville
Washington Crossing 5K Trail Run and Walk
Saturday, May 10 at 9:30 a.m.
Registration is $25
Washington Crossing State Park
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Road
855-478-6888
info@irunnewjersey.com
http://www.irunnewjersey.com/

MIDDLESEX COUNTY:
Woodbridge
Woodbridge Environmental Commission Earth Day Fair
Saturday, April 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Woodbridge Community Center
600 Main St.
732-754-1891
wbenvironmentalcommission@gmail.com
http://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/

Edison
2014 Edison Earth Day Celebration
Sunday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Papaianni Park
100 Municipal Boulevard
732-248-7356
cmazauskas@edisonnj.org
http://www.edisonnj.org/

MONMOUTH COUNTY:
Howell
Earth Day Extravaganza
Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Atlantic Highlands
Earth Day Environmental Cleanup
Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon
Henry Hudson Trail
Meet in Atlantic Highlands Municipal lot off First Avenue
732-842-4000, ext. 4283
https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/eventcalendar.aspx

Port Monmouth
Celebrate the Shore
Sunday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Middletown
Spring Plant Walks
Sunday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Deep Cut Gardens
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Holmdel
Nature Walks
Sunday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Holmdel Park Shelter Building
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Middletown
Bio-Blitz 2014
Sunday, April 27
Huber Woods Environmental Center
732-872-2670, ext. 0336
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Middletown
Snakes and Reptiles
Sunday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Huber Woods Environmental Center
732-872-2670, ext. 0336
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Lincroft
Eco-Fashion Fun
Sunday, April 27
Thompson Park Visitor Center
http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Holmdel
16th Annual Bayonet Farm Earth Day Festival
Sunday, May 4 from noon to 5 p.m.
Bayonet Farm
41 Middletown Road
732-946-9064
iluvcanine@aol.com
http://www.nj.gov/dep/seeds/earthday/april.htm#a22

MORRIS COUNTY:
Chatham
Chatham Township Environmental Commission 12th Annual Open Space Workday
Saturday, April 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Green Village Road
973-377-6992
dkstillinger@gmail.com
http://www.chathamtownship-nj.gov/

Mount Olive Township
Environmental Expo
Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m. until dusk
Vasa Parkocean couny
1 Wolfe Road
862-235-7079 or 201-370-1754
dogfox1894@gmail.com
http://www.nj.gov/dep/seeds/earthday/april.htm#a22

OCEAN COUNTY:
Toms River
First Annual Earth Day Festival at Ocean County College
Tuesday, April 22 from 2 to 8 p.m.
Ocean County Community College, Campus Mall
College Drive
732-255-0400, ext. 2139
https://www.facebook.com/occgreenteam

Barnegat Bay
Barnegat Bay Blitz
Friday, April 25
barnegatbayblitz@dep.state.nj.us
Locations and times can be found here: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/barnegatbay/bbblitz.htm

Toms River
Earth Day in the Brown’s Woods Preserve
Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Barnegat Bay Partnershsip Office
117 Haines Road
732-255-0472
mjudge@ocean.edu
http://bbp.ocean.edu/pages/134.asp?item=1406

Point Pleasant
Party for the Planet at Jenkinson’s Aquarium
Saturday, April 26 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Jenkinson’s Aquarium
973-764-0764

New Egypt
2014 NJ Bluebird Festival
Saturday, May 3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Dr. gerald H. Woehr Elementary School
44 North Main St.
609-775-7134
Nestoday.info@gmail.com
http://nestodayinfo.wix.com/nest

PASSAIC COUNTY:
Ringwood
Earth Day Walk at the New Jersey Botanical Gardens
Saturday, April 26 at 10 a.m.
New Jersey Botanical Gardens, the Carriage House
2 Morris Road
http://www.njbg.org/events.shtml

SOMERSET COUNTY:
Basking Ridge
Project E.A.R.T.H. Swamp Search
Sunday, April 27 from noon to 4:30 p.m.
190 Lord Stirling Road
908-766-2489, ext. 336
jparks@scparks.org

Montgomery
Ninth Annual Earth Day/Green Fair
Sunday, April 27 from noon to 4 p.m.
Montgomery High School
908-359-8211
earthdayfair@gmail.com or lwasilauski@twp.montgomery.nj.us
http://beta.twp.montgomery.nj.us/wordpress/

UNION COUNTY:
Winfield Park
Earth Day Rahway River Clean-Up
Saturday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to noon
Bloodgoods Dam
Rahway River on Union County Parkway
917-790-8209
rivercleanup@comcast.net
http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/

Mountainside
Wild Earth Fest
Sunday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Trailside Nature and Science Center
908-789-3670
http://www.ucnj.org/park%20events%202012/WEF%20brochure%202014.pdf

WARREN COUNTY:
Hackettstown
Centenary College’s Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Centenary College
908-852-1400, ext. 2216

Blairstown
Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm
41B Silver Lake Road
908-362-7486
csgardeninfo@gmail.com
http://csgatgenesisfarm.com/

  • Paul Merchan

    There will be a free e-waste recycling collection event at Peter Francisco Park in Newark on Tuesday, April 22nd from 7 am – 2 pm. Residents are encouraged to bring their old electronics to the park in Newark’s Ironbound District. Materials collected at the event will be sent to
    Covanta’s e-waste facility, and at Urban Renewal’s Newark-area Training & Development Center for recycling. Items that can be collected include, but are not limited to: computer laptops and desktops, monitors, mice, keyboards and peripherals, CD/VCR/DVD players, small
    home office copiers/fax machines, MP3 players, photo/video cameras and more.