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New Jersey Earth Day 2016 Events

EarthDay2016
April 22 is Earth Day, but there are events happening throughout New Jersey during much of the month. If you have an event to add, please do so in the comments section.

Atlantic County

Community Green Fair
Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Oakcrest High School, 1824 Dr. Dennis Foreman Drive
Mays Landing
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-green-fair-tickets-22696456713

ACUA’s 26th Annual Earth Day Festival*
Sunday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Haneman Environmental Park
6700 Delilah Road
Egg Harbor Township
http://www.acua.com/earthday/

 

Bergen County

Ridgewood 2016 Earth Day Fair and Daffodil Festival
Sunday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Van Neste Square Memorial Park
South Walnut Street
Ridgewood
http://www.mybergen.com/ridgewood-nj-earth-day-festival-april-2016-bergen-county-news

Northern Valley Earth Fair
Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cresskill Community Center (Cresskill Pool Parking Lot and surrounding fields)
100 Third Street
Cresskill
www.nv-earth-fair.org

 

Burlington County

Earth Day Hikes
Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Amico Island Park
81 Norman Ave.
Delran
http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=4758&day=30&month=4&year=2016&calType=0

Connect with Nature – Walking Tour of Rancocas State Park
Sunday, April 17 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Rancocas Nature Center
794 Rancocas Road
Westampton Township
http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=4831&day=30&month=4&year=2016&calType=0

Arbor Day Festival
Sunday, April 24 from noon to 4 p.m.
Rancocas Nature Center
794 Rancocas Road
Westampton Township
http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=4833&day=30&month=4&year=2016&calType=0

 

Camden County

Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival
Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Croft Farm
100 Bortons Mill Road
Cherry Hill
http://www.sustainablecherryhill.org/earth-day-festival/

Eighth Annual Go Green Event
Sunday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
MacArthur Boulevard and West Crystal Lake Avenue
Haddon Township
http://www.haddontwp.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/HaddonTwp2016Poster.pdf

Laurel Lake Cleanup
Saturday, April 23 at 9 a.m.
Walt Whitman’s Historic Crystal Springs
Lakeview and West Elma Avenues
Laurel Springs
www.laurelsprings-nj.com

 

Cape May County

Cape May County Earth Day Fair & 5K*
Saturday, April 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cape May County Park/Zoo and Cape May Court House
Cape May
https://bestofnj.com/events/the-annual-cape-may-county-earth-day-fair

 

Essex County

Plant a Seed: Drop-In Earth Day Craft
Friday, April 22 at 4 p.m.
Main Library Youth Service Department (Third Floor)
50 South Fullerton Ave.
Montclair
http://www.montclairlibrary.org/news-events/plant-a-seed-drop-in-earth-day-craft/

Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
621 Eagle Rock Ave.
Roseland
http://www.essexcountyparks.org/facilities/environmental-center/calendar/earth-day

 

Hudson County

Liberty State Park Earth Day Run/Walk and Fair
Saturday, April 23 at 10 a.m.
Liberty State Park
Jersey City
http://www.hcia.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=53&Itemid=57

 

Hunterdon County

Round Robin Event of Activities for Earth Day
Friday, April 22 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Echo Hill Park
41 Lilac Drive
Flemington
http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/depts/parks/programs.html#earthday

Earth Day Open House
Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Echo Hill Park
41 Lilac Drive
Flemington
http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/depts/parks/programs.html#earthday

 

Mercer County

City of Trenton’s 29th annual Clean Communities Litter March
Tuesday, April 19 at 8:30 a.m.
Trenton City Hall and Mill Hill Park
319 East St.
Trenton
http://www.getoutsidenj.com/calendar/listing/FW5:10033:BzS8Me04:18701512:1864:FWk.html

NJ Sierra Club – Earth Day Cleanup at Mercer County Park
Friday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Mercer County Park
1638 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor Township
www.pineypaddlers.com

 

Middlesex County

Annual Stream Cleanup
Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to noon
641 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro
http://www.plainsboronj.com/documentcenter/view/1092

Edison 6th annual Earth Day celebration
Sunday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Papaianni Park
Route 27 & 100 Municipal Blvd
Edison
www.edisonnj.org/earthday/

Woodbridge Earth Day Fair*
Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Woodbridge Community Center
600 Main St.
Woodbridge
https://www.facebook.com/GreenableWoodbridge

 

Monmouth County

Monmouth County Park’s Earth Day Celebration
Sunday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Multiple Locations in Monmouth County
https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Earth Day Community Day of Service*
Saturday, April 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Campo Trails
Atlantic Highlands
http://www.middletownnj.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=1525

 

Morris County

Chatham Township Environmental Commission Annual Trail Workday
Saturday April 23, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Green Village Road (across from Melrose Lane near ShopRite)
Chatham Township
http://www.chathamtownship-nj.gov/CTEC/Workday2016v1sm.pdf

 

Ocean County

Celebrate Earth Day
Saturday, April 23 from noon to 4 p.m.
Riverfront Park
River Road and Maxson Avenue
Point Pleasant
https://www.facebook.com/events/2020715741487356/

 

Salem County

Appel Farm Earth Day
Saturday, April 24 from noon to 4 p.m.
Appel Farm and Art Center
457 Shirley Road
Elmer
http://visitsalemcountynj.com/event/earth-day/

 

Somerset County

Earth Week at RVCC
Saturday, April 16 through Thursday, April 21, times vary
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Somerville
http://www.raritanval.edu/earthweek/

Project E.A.R.T.H. – Swamp Search
Sunday, April 24 from noon to 4:30 p.m.
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge
http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/eventsPrograms/calendar/Events.html#April

Spring Plant Sale and Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 24 from noon to 5 p.m.
Leonard J. Buck Garden
11 Layton Road
Far Hills
http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/eventsPrograms/calendar/Events.html#April

EarthShare Leadership Breakfast: Water – The Next Generation
Friday April 22 from 8 to 10:30 a.m.
Duke Farm Coach Barn
80 Route 206
Hillsborough
http://www.earthsharenj.org/programs/earth-day-leadership-breakfast/

 

Sussex County

Earthfest
Saturday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Road 94
Vernon Township
http://www.vernonearthfest.com/2016/02/23/2016-vernon-earthfest-sunday-april-24-at-heaven-hill-farm/

 

Union County

Daffodil Day
Sunday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
165 Hobart Ave.
Summit
https://www.reeves-reedarboretum.org/daffodilday.php

 

Warren County

Earth Day Celebration
Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Genesis Farm
41B Silver Lake Road
Blairstown
http://csgatgenesisfarm.com/events/

Raritan Headwaters Association Annual Stream Clean-up
Saturday, April 16 from 9 a.m. to noon
Multiple locations (see website)
https://www.raritanheadwaters.org/streamcleanup/

Clean Ocean Action’s 31st Annual Spring Beach Sweeps
Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Multiple locations (See website)
http://www.cleanoceanaction.org/index.php?id=aboutbeachsweeps

Heal the Earth*
Sunday, April 24
Mount Eden Retreat
56 Mill Pond Road
Washington
See website to reserve a spot: http://www.agardenofhealing.us/Earth-Day-2016.html

*These events are registered as official Earth Day events by the Earth Day Network.