Spring is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the warmer weather in New Jersey, and Earth Day gives you an even greater reason to celebrate. Earth Day is on April 22, 2014, but many places in the Garden State are celebrating all month long.
Liberty Science Center
Families will enjoy visiting The Liberty Science Center this April to celebrate Earth Day. Children can make projects and learn about recycling in specially designed programs for kids. Meet and greet live animals in daily shows, all free with paid admission. You can also head over to Liberty State Park for their annual Earth Day 5K Run. Check out their website for more information.
Cape May County Park and Zoo
Head on down the shore on April 26th for the Cape May County Park and Zoo Annual 5K Run and Celebration. Visitors can enjoy the park and zoo as well as a variety of Earth Day activities, live music, exhibits, food, crafts and more. Visit the Cape May county website for more information and a schedule of events.
Cherry Hill Earth Festival
Historic Croft Farm is the location for the 5th annual Cherry Hill Earth Festival. Bike riding, displays, vendors, entertainment and more are available on April 26th. Many schools and students will be participating so it makes for a fun family event. Festivities run from 10am-2pm, so get out there for an early start!
Essex County PSE&G Earth Day Festival – Roseland
Outdoor activities, crafts, exhibits and demonstrations from the Turtle Back Zoo are just some of the fun events you can experience at the Essex County PSE&G Earth Day Festival at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. The event runs from 11am-4pm.
If you’re not able to make a festivity or event in honor of Earth Day, try spending some time in your own backyard. Take a nature walk, plant some flowers or trees, or spend the day in the park with your family. It doesn’t take much to honor Mother Earth this Spring!
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