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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Earth Day 2010 in Kinnelon

Kinnelon Conserves 4th annual Earth Day FairYou can count on many activities in Kinnelon for Earth Day 2010. Here are details of those being held by the Kinnelon Library on 4/22/10 and Kinnelon Conserves on 4/24/10.

Kinnelon Library Earth Day Celebration

The Kinnelon Children's Library will be planting mystery seeds, sharing stories and playing games on Thursday 4/22/10 for:
  • K and 1st grades from 4pm to 4:45pm
  • 2nd and 3rd grades from 5pm to 5:45pm
  • 4th and 5th grades from 6pm to 6:45pm.
Please register by calling 973-828-1321.

Kinnelon Conserves 4th Annual Earth Day Fair

Kinnelon's own Kinnelon Conserves - a community energy reduction initiative - celebrates its 4th annual Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 24th, 2010 at the Pearl Miller School in Kinnelon from noon until 4pm.

The 'short blurb' describes the day as follows: "There will be outdoor and indoor attractions for all ages, including games, crafts, live music, films, student exhibits, "green” products and services displayed by a variety of local businesses, and exhibits by non-profit environment groups. Donations (cheerfully accepted, children & students free) will include entry to all of the events, light refreshments and a ticket for several prize drawings."

The press release provides even more detail on what to expect and bring [e.g., old cell phones, sneakers and electronics; ideas for a greener Kinnelon; your own bag and bottle].

Click here for a link to the flyer describing the day's Earth Day activities [note: that's the flyer pictured above]. The lineup of participants and activities looks fantastic!

By the way, Kinnelon Conserves hosted an event at the Kinnelon Libary on Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 with Bill Reed, founding member of the U.S. Green Building Council and co-founder of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Green Building Rating System, and a former Kinnelon resident. You can read more about the event in Consultant with Morris ties says buildings must balance environmental, human needs. You can also hear Reed talk about sustainability in this video interview that the DailyRecord.com conducted prior to the event.

[You can learn more about Kinnelon Conserves from a previous post titled Kinnelon Conserves - A Vital Kinnelon Resource.]

I'd love to hear how you celebrate Earth Day.

Happy Earth Day 2010, Kinnelon!
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