Local Earth Day Events and Celebrations
Cape May County Zoo’s Earth Day Fair
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 21
Join all of your favorite furry friends at Cape May County Zoo’s Earth Day Fair. Start with a 5K race and one-mile fun run before enjoying live music, children’s story time, inflatable obstacle courses, an interactive drum circle, hands-on educational exhibits, naturalist hikes, delicious food and crafts. Pre-registration donations will benefit the Cape May County Park and Zoo Trust Fund. The first 150 runners will be awarded commemorative t-shirts for their participation.
Location: 707 U.S. 9 N., Cape May Court House, NJ. For more information, call 609-456-5271 or visit CmcZoo.com.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 21
Winslow Township invites you to their 5th annual Winslow Township Green Fair. The event will feature arts and crafts, face painting, balloon twisting and other family friendly activities. Adults are encouraged to take part in blood pressure checks, the shredder truck, unused prescription drug drop off, tree seedling giveaways and much more.
Location: 125 S. Rte. 73, Winslow Township, NJ. For more information, visit WinslowTownship.com.
Go Green Event
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 21
Haddon Township will host their annual Go Green event. Check website for updated information.
For more information, visit HaddonTWP.com.
ACUA Earth Day Festival
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 22
At the Atlantic County Utilities Authority’s 28th annual Earth Day Festival, guests can look forward to wind, solar and wastewater facility tours, recycling tours, mini yoga sessions, landfill hayrides, seedling and seed packet giveaways and more. Free workshops will be taught on many subjects including beekeeping, homestead herbalism, native plants for pollinators and more. Entertainment includes an interactive program on turtles, a comical exploration of renewable energy sources and music by Valerie Vaughn.
Location: 6700 Delilah Rd., Egg Harbor Twp., NJ. For more information, visit ACUA.com.
9 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 28
Celebrate all things green at Collingswood’s 10th annual Green Festival. Spend the day exploring local sustainable food, organic gardening, water conservation, renewable energy, environmentally friendly construction and much more. Learn about smart green living from local activists and enjoy al fresco dining and live music from local restaurants. Attendees will also enjoy special presentations and exhibits from experts and environmental advocates, a bike-share tent and fun kids’ activities like face painting, sidewalk chalk drawing, and arts and crafts. There’ll also be free paper shredding, an electronic recycling drop-off and more.
Location: 601 Haddon Ave., Collingswood, NJ. For more information, visit Collingswood.com.
Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 28
The 9th annual Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival will be held at the Croft Farm. South Jersey’s largest eco-friendly event, this year’s theme is Reduce Plastic- Fantastic! Attendees are encouraged to celebrate, learn and grow by visiting the more than 100 Earth-friendly vendors, educational and nonprofit groups and entertainment stages. Start the day with the family fun bike ride before enjoying the many delicious and healthy food options.
Location: 100 Bortons Mill Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ. For more information, visit SustainableCherryHill.org.Edit ModuleShow Tags