DEEP: Earth Day Events

Celebrate Earth Day 2017

You are invited to participate in Earth Day activities.
All events and activities are free and open to the public, except where noted.

 
 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 
 
 
Woodbury Earth Day
 
Description:  Woodbury Earth Day features 100+ vendors, live music, engaging activities, arts and crafts for kids, and some of the best food trucks around. Musicians include Kristen Graves, Maia Dobbs, and The Wool Hats. Activities include a Live Birds of Prey presentation, yoga, and a breadth of nature walks throughout the day. Vendors include local artisans, farmers and growers, nonprofit organizations, and home improvement services. Food trucks include G-Monkey, Fryborg, Hardcore Sweet, Tipsy Cone, and Raw Youniverse.
Location:  Hollow Park, 43 Hollow Road, Woodbury, CT
Time:  11 AM to 4 PM
Sponsoring Organization:  Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition
Other Information:  FREE Admission and Parking. Rain or Shine..
Contact:  Carol Haskins, 203-263-0076,  earthday@pomperaug.org 
 
Cold River Plunge
 
Description:  Help the Clean-up Crew (a Bristol based group of environmentalists) raise awareness of the Farmington River tributaries and fundraise for their May clean-up project. Bring your bathing suit, watershoes, towel and a positive attitude. Find a sponsor or you may sponsor yourself. Come one, come all!
Location:   42-72 Medow Road, Farmington, CT
Time:  11 AM to 3 PM
Sponsoring Organization:  The Arna Machine Co
Other Information:  $20 minimum donation to register for the plunge 
Contact:   Brian Shanahan, 860-920-2888,  Brian@theecleanupcrew.org
 
 
Sunday, April 30, 2017
 
Fairfield's Earth Day Celebration
 
Description:  Celebrate Earth Day in downtown Fairfield at their 20th Anniversary Family-Friendly Earth Day event. Hundreds of Exhibitors, loads of live music, crafts, games, science experiments and so much more. Learn how to save time, money, and improve your health and the health of the environment. Come explore downtown Fairfield, restaurant mecca and boutique heaven!
Location: Fairfield Theatre Company (FTC), 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT
Time:  10 AM to 4 PM
Sponsoring Organization:  Town of Fairfield Earth Day Committee
Other Information:  FREE Admission and Parking, Rain or Shine! The event is across the street from the train station so "Go Green" and take MetroNorth to join us! Exhibitors, please see form on www.FairfieldEarthDay.org.
Contact:   Mary Hogue, 203-590-1755,  FairfieldEarthDay@gmail.com