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2016 Events Calendar - Earth Day, Earth Week
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DATE: May 13, 2016
TITLE OF EVENT: EarthShare Celebrates New Jersey
TIME(S): 6:00pm – 10pm
DESCRIPTION: The 10th annual EarthShare Celebrates New Jersey festivities feature an exciting evening with environmental supporters from across the state. Music, wine great food and the company of like-minded individuals and corporate supporters makes for a fun evening celebrating New Jersey’s environment. The Experience New Jersey chance and silent auctions are always something to look forward to and awards for environmental stewardship as well as environmental leadership in government and business are highlights of the evening. Winners of the Beauty and Bounty of NJ Photo competition are featured and announced.
DATE: May 21, 2016
TITLE OF EVENT: Race to Zero Carbon 5K, 10K and Interactive Zero Carbon Coaching Clinic
COUNTY: Somerset
TIME(S): 9am - 2pm
LOCATION: Duke Island Park, Bridgewater NJ
COST: Free to attend Coaching Clinic, $20-$25 to participate in the 5K or 10K
AUDIENCE: Citizens. Runners. Walkers. People who want to know how to get New Jersey ALL THE WAY to zero carbon, and beyond.
CONTACT: Rezwan Razani
DESCRIPTION: Runners: Enjoy the 5K/10K! Everyone: Experience the walk through interactive "course" of all the "plays" to get to zero carbon. Other environmental organizations will be there as expert coaches in their specific zero carbon "play". Drills, games, music & fun. Carbon Confessional. Costumes encouraged. Proclamations will be made.
PHONE#: 626-675-5080
DATE: May 21 & 22, 2016
TITLE OF EVENT: Ocean Fun Days
COUNTY: Ocean/Monmouth
TIME(S): Island Beach State Park - Saturday, Sandy Hook - Sunday
LOCATION: 11am -3pm
AUDIENCE: Families
CONTACT: Rosemary Higgins, College and Special Programs Coordinator
DESCRIPTION: Join New Jersey Natural Gas and the New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium for our 13th annual Ocean Fun Days! This popular two-day event takes place on Saturday, May 21 at Island Beach State Park and Sunday, May 22 at Sandy Hook from 11a.m. until 3p.m. both days, rain or shine. Free admission both days! Enjoy hands-on marine and environmental programs and exhibits. Remember, learning about our coastal environment is fun for the whole family.
PHONE#: 732-872-1300 x19
DATE: May 22, 2016
TITLE OF EVENT: Watershed 10K/5K Trail Run & Festival
COUNTY: Mercer
TIME(S): 1 - 4 PM
LOCATION: 31 Titus Mill Road
COST: $15-60
CONTACT: Kevin Walsh
DESCRIPTION: We're excited to present the first annual Watershed Trail Run and Festival. The 10K and 5K help support the efforts of Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association's mission to protect and restore clean water and a healthy environment in central New Jersey.
PHONE#: 6097373735