ENVIRONMENT

2017 Earth Day Events

earthday2017April 22 is Earth Day and there are events happening throughout New Jersey in celebration. If you have an event to add, please do so in the comments section.

ATLANTIC COUNTY

Egg Harbor Township
ACUA’s 27th Annual Earth Day Festival
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 10-4 p.m.
Location: Atlantic City Utilities Authority
Address: 6700 Delilah Road
Website: http://www.acua.com/earthday/

Hammonton
Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: Noon-4 p.m.
Location: Wharton State Forest, Batsto Historic Village
Address: 31 Batsto Road
Website: http://www.batstovillage.org/default.htm

 

BERGEN COUNTY

Closter
Northern Valley Earth Fair
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 11-4 p.m.
Location: Tenakill Middle School
Address: 275 High St.
Website: www.nv-earth-fair.org

Franklin Lakes
Community Clean Up Day
Date: Saturday, April 22 (Rain Date: Sunday, April 23)
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Location: McBride Field, Old Mill Tennis Courts and Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve
Website: http://www.franklinlakes.org/pride

Glen Rock
Glen Rock Community Clean-Up
Date: Saturday, April 29 (Rain Date: Sunday, April 30)
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location: Various locations throughout Glen Rock
Website: http://www.greenupglenrock.com/cleanup.html

Mahwah
Tree Giveaway
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Mahwah Municipal Building
Address: 475 Corporate Ave.
Website: http://www.mahwahtwp.org/Cit-e-Access/news/index.cfm?NID=43362&TID=64&jump2=0

Paramus
Party for the Planet
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Bergen County Zoo
Address: 216 Forest Ave.
Website: http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/7981

Park Ridge
Bi-State Hackensack River Watershed Cleanup
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Memorial Field Pavilion and other locations
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/124391171392650/

Ridgewood
Ridgewood Daffodil Festival & Earth Day Fair
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 11-2 p.m.
Location: Van Neste Memorial Park
Address: East Ridgewood Avenue
Website: http://www.ridgewoodnj.net/images/Ridgewood/Departments/Manager/Earth_Day_Sponsorship_Form.pdf

Tenafly
Frogs: Hop To It for Earth Day
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Tenafly Nature Center
Address: 313 Hudson Ave.
Website: http://www.tenaflynaturecenter.org/event-2408850

Woodcliff Lake
Clean up the Woodcliff Lake Reservoir with WCL’s Green Team & Clean Communities
Date: Saturday, April 22 (Rain Date: Sunday, April 23)
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Woodcliff Lake Train Station
Address: Corner of Woodcliff Avenue and Broadway
Website: http://www.wclnj.com/

 

BURLINGTON COUNTY

Burlington County Wide
Earth Day Celebration
Date:
Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Various
Website: http://www.eastampton.com/filestorage/67/2012_Earth_Day_Schedule.pdf

Chesterfield
Bordentown/Chesterfield Green Fair
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Chesterfield Village Square
Address: 30 Saddle Way
Website: http://www.bordentowntownship.com/the_green_team

Mount Holly
Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Address: 49 Rancocas Road
Website: http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/Calendar.aspx?EID=6831&month=4&year=2017&day=22&calType=0

 

CAMDEN COUNTY

Braddock
Winslow Township Green Fair
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Township Municipal Building
Address: 125 S. Route 73
Website: http://www.winslowtownship.com/filestorage/69/Green_Fair_Flyer_2017_Final.pdf

Cherry Hill
Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 10-2 p.m.
Location: Croft Farm
Address: 100 Bortons Mill Road
Website: http://www.sustainablecherryhill.org/event/8th-annual-sustainable-cherry-hill-earth-festival/

Laurel Springs
Laurel Lake Clean Up
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Crystal Springs Park
Website: http://www.laurelsprings-nj.com/

 

CAPE MAY COUNTY

Cape May Court House
Cape May County Earth Day Fair
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Cape May County Park
Address: 707 Route 9
Website: https://cmczoo.com/2017earthdaycelebration-55.php

Cape May
Earth Day Nature Walk
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Cape May Point State Park
Website: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/capemay.html

 

CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Woodbine
Earth Day
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Belleplain State Forest
Website: http://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/parks/belle.html

 

ESSEX COUNTY

Irvington
Earth Day Every Day
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: McDonalds
Address: 783 Springfield Ave.
Website: cgalla426@gmail.com

Maplewood
Rahway River Cleanup
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Maplewood Memorial Park
Address: 124 Dunnell Road
Website: http://www.maplewoodisgreen.org/new-events/2017/4/22/maplewood-rahway-river-cleanup-and-community-picnic

Millburn
Millburn Green Fair 2017
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Taylor Park
Address: 78 Main St.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/203061196839561/

Montclair
Celebrate the Earth
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Van Vleck Gardens
Address: 21 Van Vleck St.
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/767561793396823/

Roseland
Earth Day Celebration at Essex County Environmental Center
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 11-4 p.m.
Location: Essex County Environmental Center
Address: 621 Eagle Rock Ave.
Website: http://www.essexcountyparks.org/facilities/environmental-center/calendar/earth-day-celebration-at-ecec

Short Hills
Earth Day Celebration and Grand Opening Stone House Nature Center at Cora Hartshorn Arboretum
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
Address: 324 Forest Drive South
Website: http://hartshornarboretum.org/?event=stone-house-grand-opening&event_date=2017-04-22

South Orange
River Day
Date: Sunday, May 7
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Mead Street
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/623740024501883/

West Orange
Earth Day Event
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Address: 577 Mt. Pleasant Ave.
Website: http://www.westorange.org/DocumentCenter/View/3172

 

GLOUCESTER COUNTY

Washington Township
Earth Day Birdhouse Event
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Washington Township Municipal Building Parking Lot
Address: 523 Egg Harbor Road
Website: http://www.twp.washington.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/5294

 

HUDSON COUNTY

Bayonne
Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: Noon-2 p.m.
Location: DiDomenico 16th Street Park
Address: 189 W. 16th St.
Website: http://www.bayonnenj.org/Calendar/

Hoboken
Celebrate Earth Day at Urban Jungle Play
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: Urban Jungle Play
Address: 1140 Maxwell Lane
Website: http://www.urbanjungleplay.com/eventflyers

Jersey City
Earth Day Kids Kingdom and 5K Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Liberty State Park
Address: 1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Website: www.hcia.org

Secaucus
Earth Day Cleanup
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Mill Creek Park
Website: http://www.secaucusnj.gov/event-blog/1329.html

 

HUNTERDON COUNTY

Lebanon
17th Annual Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Echo Hill Park
Website:http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/depts/parks/programs.html#earthday

 

MERCER COUNTY

Hopewell Township
Earth Day Extravaganza
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 8 a.m.-noon
Location: Hopewell Community Park
Website: http://www.hopewelltwp.com/earth-day-extravaganza/

Ringwood
Earth Day Celebration at Weis!
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10-3 p.m.
Location: The New Weis Center for Education, Arts & Recreation
Address: 150 Snake Den Road
Website: https://www.getoutsidenj.com/calendar/listing/6PD-2892-978305.html

 

MIDDLESEX COUNTY

Cranbury
Wake Up Your Back Yard Habitat at Plainsboro Preserve
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Location: Plainsboro Preserve
Address: 80 Scotts Corner Road
Website: http://www.njaudubon.org/SectionCenters/SectionPlainsboro/ProgramListings.aspx

Edison
2017 Annual Edison Earth Day Celebration
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Papaianni Park
Address: 100 Municipal Boulevard
Website: http://www.edisonnj.org/calendar_app/calendar_event_detail.html?eventId=59&date=4/23/2017&show=no

Highland Park
Highland Park Earth Day Celebration
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: 20 River Road
Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1253444048106610/

Middlesex
Trash Dismissed! Middlesex High School Floodplain Cleanup
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Mountainview Park and Middlesex High School
Address: 300 John F Kennedy Drive
Website: http://www.cjstreamteam.org/

New Brunswick
Urban Cleanup Week
Date: Monday, April 17-Sunday, April 23
Time: Various
Location: Various
Website: http://thecityofnewbrunswick.org/blog/2017/03/14/urban-cleanup-week-is-coming/

South Brunswick
Backyard Composting
Date: Saturday, April 15
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Middlesex County EARTH Center
Address: 42 Riva Ave.
Website: http://www.middlesexcountynj.gov/News/Pages/Composting-Workshops-2017.aspx

South Brunswick
Vermi-Composting (using worms)
Date: Tuesday, April 18
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Middlesex County EARTH Center
Address: 42 Riva Ave.
Website: http://www.middlesexcountynj.gov/News/Pages/Composting-Workshops-2017.aspx

Woodbridge
Woodbridge Earth Day Fair
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Woodbridge Community Center
Address: 600 Main St.
Website: http://www.twp.woodbridge.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/2656

 

MONMOUTH COUNTY

Middletown Township
Earth Day Event
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Huber Woods Environmental Center
Address: 25 Brown’s Dock Road
Website: https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=2635

Monmouth County Wide
Earth Day Events 2017
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Various locations within the Monmouth County Park System
Website: https://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/page.aspx?ID=3999

Shrewsbury Borough
Earth Day Clean Up
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Borough Hall
Address: 419 Sycamore Ave.
Website: http://media.wix.com/ugd/1cc2ae_b0dc46d16e08408086811f6c63c1e0a9.pdf

 

MORRIS COUNTY

Brookside
Stream Clean Up
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m.-noon
Location: Mendham Township Town Hall
Address: 2 West Main St.

Website: https://www.raritanheadwaters.org/StreamCleanup/

Denville
Valleyview Green Fair
Date: Saturday, April 29
Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Address: 320 Diamond Spring Road
Website: http://www.denville.org/files/filesystem/Valleyview%20Green%20Fair%20Announcement.pdf

Montville Township
Earth Day Program
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 1-2 p.m.
Location: Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area
Address: Intersection of Mars Court and Boonton Avenue
Website: http://m66.siteground.biz/~morrispa/index.php/calendar/event/earth-day/

 

OCEAN COUNTY

Toms River
Trmf and Lawki Rain Barrel Workshop and Painting Night
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: The Downtown Shops
Address: 53 Main St.
Website: https://www.downtowntomsriver.com/fullcalendar/eventdetail.php?id=951

 

PASSAIC COUNTY

Ringwood
Earth Day Family Woodland Hike

Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 1 p.m.
Location: New Jersey State Botanical Garden, Carriage House
Website: http://njbg.org/

Ringwood
The New Weis Center’s Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location:
Address: 150 Snake Den Road
Website: http://www.highlandsnaturefriends.org/programs.html

 

SALEM COUNTY

Elmer
Earth Day at Appel Farm
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: Noon-4 p.m.
Location: Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
Address: 457 Shirley Road
Website: http://www.appelfarm.org/events/earth-day-at-appel-farm/

 

SOMERSET COUNTY

Basking Ridge
Project E.A.R.T.H – Swamp Search!
Date: Sunday, April 30
Time: Noon-4:30 p.m.
Location: Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center
Address: 190 Lord Stirling Road
Website: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/eventsPrograms/specialEvents/SpecialEvents.html

Bridgewater
Somerset County 4-H Association Spring Carnival
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Ted Blum 4-H Center
Address: 310 Milltown Road
Website: http://www.somersetcounty4h.org/wp-content/uploads/2017-Carnival-Flyer-pdf.pdf

Far Hills
Spring Plant Sale and Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23
Time: Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
Location: Leonard J. Buck Garden
Address: 11 Layton Road
Website: http://www.somersetcountyparks.org/eventsPrograms/specialEvents/SpecialEvents.html

Skillman
Montgomery Earth Day Recycling Fair
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: Noon-3 p.m.
Location: Montgomery Upper Middle School parking lot
Address: 375 Burnt Hill Road
Website: http://edf.montgomery.nj.us/

Somerville
Somerville Town Clean Up
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Somerville High School parking lot
Address: 222 Davenport St.
Website: http://www.somervillenj.org/news/?FeedID=521

 

SUSSEX COUNTY

Vernon
Earthfest 2017

Date: Sunday, April 30
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Heaven Hill Farm on Route 94
Website: http://vernonearthfest.com/

 

UNION COUNTY

Cranford
Annual Rahway River Clean Up
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Various meet-up locations
Website: https://cranford.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/EarthDayFlyer2017.pdf

Fanwood
28th Annual Clean Communities Day
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Millennium Clock, south side parking lot of the railroad station
Website: http://www.fanwoodnj.org/fanwoods-28th-annual-clean-communities-day-is-422/

Mountainside
Wild Earth Fest
Date: Sunday, April 30
Location: Trailside Nature and Science Center
Address: 452 New Providence Road
Website: http://ucnj.org/calendar/

Summit
Earth Day Festival
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Address: 68 Elm St.
Website: http://www.artcenternj.org/blog/2017/03/28/earth-day-festival/

Summit
Daffodil Day
Date: Sunday, April 23
Time: 11 am.-4 p.m.
Location: Reeves Reed Arboretum
Address: 165 Hobart Ave.
Website: https://www.reeves-reedarboretum.org/calendar/detail.php?t=annual_events&Daffodil%20Day:%20Sunday,%20April%2023-21

 

WARREN COUNTY

Blairstown
Earth Day Celebration & Open House
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Community Supported Garden at Genesis Farm
Address: 41B Silver Lake Road
Website: http://csgatgenesisfarm.com/earth-day-celebration-open-house-april-22-2017/

Hackettstown
Earth Day Celebration
Date: Saturday, April 22
Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Centenary University
Address: 400 Jefferson St.
Website: http://www.centenaryuniversity.edu/academics/undergraduate/environmental-science/earth-day-celebration/