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2014 Events Calendar - Earth Day, Earth Week
And Environmental Education Week

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DATE: May 10, 2014
TITLE OF EVENT: Washington Crossing 5K Trail Run and Walk
COUNTY: Mercer
TIME(S): 9:30AM
LOCATION: Washington Crossing State Park, 355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd., Titusville, NJ
COST: $25
AUDIENCE: Families, runners, walkers, hikers, history enthusiasts, nature enthusiasts
CONTACT: Diana St. John
DESCRIPTION: This 5K Trail Run and Walk will take participants along the historic trail at Washington Crossing State Park. Show your colors and support for General Washington and his troops. Age group awards and prizes for most patriotic!
PHONE#: 855-478-6888
DATE: May 10, 2014
TITLE OF EVENT: Great Swamp Scavenger Hunt
COUNTY: Morris
TIME(S): 10am-5pm
LOCATION: "Home Base" for the event is outside the Helen C. Fenske Visitor Center at the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, 32 Pleasant Plains Rd. Harding Township, NJ
COST: None, donations to Great Swamp Watershed Association gratefully accepted
AUDIENCE: families, outdoor enthusiasts
CONTACT: Steve Reynolds, Director of Communications and Membership
DESCRIPTION: Test your knowledge of New Jersey's Great Swamp at The Great Swamp Scavenger Hunt! Pick up a clue kit, and then set off to explore the countryside. Return at 3PM with all the game tokens you find for a free barbecue picnic and the chance to win some great prizes!
PHONE#: 973-538-3500, ext. 22
DATE: May 17, 2014
TITLE OF EVENT: Earth Day Celebration and Shredding Event sponsored by Sustainable Maple Shade
COUNTY: Burlington
TIME(S): 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Maple Shade Township Building 200 Stiles Ave. Maple Shade, NJ 08052
COST: free
AUDIENCE: Families, anyone who cares about the enviroment
CONTACT: Jenn Lucas, Sustainable Maple Shade volunteer
DESCRIPTION: Join Sustainable Maple Shade as we celebrate the environment at our first ever Earth Day Celebration and Shredding Event. There will be food, fun, demonstrations and many different vendors talking about sustainability and teaching you how to help make the earth a better place. Bring items to be shredded; no businesses, plastic folders, carbon paper or photos, please.
PHONE#: 609-975-6260
DATE: Saturday, May 17, 2014
TITLE OF EVENT: Environmental Expo
COUNTY: Morris
TIME(S): 9 am till dusk
LOCATION: Vasa Park, 1 Wolfe Rd, Mount Olive Twp - Near Budd Lake, off Rt 46
COST: Free admission and free parking
AUDIENCE: General public (no pets)
CONTACT: Chief C.W. Longbow or Tina Lindquist
DESCRIPTION: Presented by the Cherokee Nation of New Jersey. Food, fun, free games and gifts! Live wolves, native plants, wild birds, bones, stones, fossils and more. Native and non-native food and drinks. Discover facts about conservation, habitats, and eco systems.
PHONE#: 862-235-7079 or 201-370-1754