Governor Chris Christie • Lt.Governor Kim Guadagno
NJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs  
Seeds Title Bar
State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
DEP Home | About DEP | Index by Topic | Programs/Units | DEP Online 
 
Rotating Earth Animation

2015 Events Calendar - Earth Day, Earth Week
And Environmental Education Week


APRIL 2015
 Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed  Thur  Fri  Sat 
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031

MAY 2015
 Sun  Mon  Tue  Wed  Thur  Fri  Sat 
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31

Clicking on the dates above will bring you to the first item listed for
the specific date you chose. (Events are not held on every date.)

* To submit an event click HERE. *

Click HERE to return to the EARTH DAY NEW JERSEY home page.


DATE: April 1, 2015
TITLE OF EVENT: Spotlight on Environmental Education
COUNTY: Middlesex
TIME(S): 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
LOCATION: George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
COST: Free, Registration Required
AUDIENCE: General Public
DESCRIPTION: Special conference highlighting environmental education and the arts.
PHONE#: 732-846-2895 x117
WEBSITE: tickets.georgestplayhouse.org/TheatreManager/1/login&event=845
DATE: April 18, 2015
TITLE OF EVENT: CHATHAM TOWNSHIP ENVIRONMENTAL COMMISSION THIRTEENTH ANNUAL OPEN SPACE WORKDAY
COUNTY: Morris
TIME(S): 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: Green Village Road across from Melrose Lane, Chatham Township, NJ 07928
COST: Free including free refreshments
AUDIENCE: Families, Scouts, clubs, youth groups, outdoor enthusiasts
CONTACT: Dot Stillinger, Chair, Environmental Commission
DESCRIPTION: Come any time during the morning to the Green Village Pond Conservation Area, an old homestead now Chatham Township property. We will pick up trash, prune brambles, spread woodchips on the trail, and enjoy spring. The goal is to create a pleasant site for nature walks and nature study
PHONE#: 973-377-6992
E-MAIL ADDRESS: dkstillinger@gmail.com
DATE: Sunday, April 19th, 2015
TITLE OF EVENT: Bergen County Zoo 8th annual Earth Day Celebration- Party for the Planet
COUNTY: Bergen
TIME(S): 10 AM to 4 PM
LOCATION: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Avenue, Paramus, NJ
COST: There is no fee to attend our event.
AUDIENCE: Public
CONTACT: Taryn McCrystall, Education Coordinator
DESCRIPTION: Visit exhibitors throughout the zoo or attend a special program in the Education Center to discover ways to connect to your local environment this Earth Day. Learn about eco-friendly products, programs, and services available in our area. The Party for the Planet event is completely free and open to all zoo visitors - so bring your friends along! All children will receive a Party for the Planet “passport.” Get the passport stamped by the exhibitors and receive a small prize from the zoo!
PHONE#: 201-262-3771 x124
E-MAIL ADDRESS: Tmccrystall@co.bergen.nj.us
DATE: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
TITLE OF EVENT: Celebrate GREEN JOBS that Build a GREEN ECONOMY
TIME(S): 12 pm - 2 pm
LOCATION: 50 Lackawanna Ave., Parsippany, NJ 07054
DESCRIPTION: Earth Friendly Products Grand Opening
DATE: April 22, 2015
TITLE OF EVENT: 10th Annual Earth Energy Day Celebration
COUNTY: Sussex
TIME(S): 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: SCMUA Solid Waste Disposal & Recycling Facilities, 34 South Route 94, Lafayette, NJ 07848
AUDIENCE: students in grades 2-6 (must pre-register)
CONTACT: Kristine Rogers, AmeriCorps NJ Watershed Ambassador at the SCMUA-WRWMG
DESCRIPTION: The Sussex County Municipal Utilities Authority (SCMUA) and the Wallkill River Watershed Management Group (WRWMG) are hosting their 10th annual Earth Energy Day to help make students more aware of topics such as proper solid waste disposal, recycling, watershed management, composting, and energy conservation through participation in hands-on learning activities.
PHONE#: 973-579-6998 ext. 110
E-MAIL ADDRESS: ambassador@scmua.org
DATE: Saturday, 4/25/15
TITLE OF EVENT: 2015 Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival
COUNTY: Camden
TIME(S): 10am-2pm
LOCATION: Croft Farm, Cherry Hill, NJ
DESCRIPTION: The Sustainable Cherry Hill Earth Festival draws thousands of people interested in healthy and eco-friendly living. Sponsorships Available! Click link below for full details.
WEBSITE: Click here
DATE: April 26, 2015
TITLE OF EVENT: Project EARTH Swamp Search Scavenger Hunt
COUNTY: Somerset
TIME(S): 12 noon to 4:30PM
LOCATION: 190 Lord Stirling Road, Basking Ridge NJ 07920
COST: Free
AUDIENCE: Families, friends, scouts, ages 7 and up
CONTACT: Jane Parks, Environmental Events Specialist
DESCRIPTION: Travel the trails searching for environmental clues provided by the EEC Naturalists. Compete for prizes in the Eco-Jeopardy game at 3:15pm. Then join Travis Gale at 3:45 for a live mammal program.
PHONE#: 908-766-2489
E-MAIL ADDRESS: jparks@scparks.org
WEBSITE: www.somersetcountyparks.org
DATE: April 26, 2015
TITLE OF EVENT: ACUA's 25th Annual Earth Day Festival
COUNTY: Atlantic
TIME(S): 10 am - 4 pm
LOCATION: 6700 Delilah Road, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
COST: Free
AUDIENCE: Everyone
CONTACT: Kristi Aiken
DESCRIPTION: Join us for a day of environmental entertainment and education for the whole family. Over 100 vendors, crafters and exhibitors will be part of the celebration. Attend free workshops, meet a penguin, join a parade, play games, make crafts, take a hayride, and tour the recycling center, Jersey Atlantic Wind Farm and wastewater facilities. Click the link below for details.
PHONE#: 609-272-6950
E-MAIL ADDRESS: kaiken@acua.com
WEBSITE: www.acua.com/earthday
""