HAMDEN'S 2018 EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

“SAVE THE DATE”

April 21st, 2018 from 10am – 3pm

Hamden Middle School, 2623 Dixwell Avenue

FREE ADMISSION, AWESOME ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS AND ADULTS!

Sponsors - Exhibitors

 

HAMDEN Hamden's 2018 Earth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 21st from 10am - 3pm at the Hamden Middle School, located at 2623 Dixwell Avenue.  This year's family-oriented, free celebration will feature an excellent array of exhibitors promoting earth friendly services, products and organizations, food, music, and free activities!

            Activities will include opportunities to “Touch a Truck” with the Hamden Fire and Police Departments and a garbage truck from All American Waste, an inside look at an AMR ambulance, activities with The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, the EcoWorks CT exhibit, children’s activities hosted by the Hamden Public Library, a kids Coloring Contest, a special natural products display by Thyme & Season, hiking and program information from the Sleeping Giant Park Association, the UConn Extension Master Gardener Program, the CT Invasive Plant Working Group, the Friends of Brooksvale Park, and dozens more awesome activities and exhibits for families! (A full list of exhibitors and activities is available at www.hamden.com/earthday.)

            In addition, don't miss a pre-event bird walk at 8:00am (for details see Hamden.com), C.J. May’s Magic Show at 10:00am, the Earth Adventure “Earth Balloon” 10:00am-2:00pm, the Connecticut Science Center 11am-12pm, the Orchid Awards & White Oak Tree Planting at 12:00pm Noon, and the Audubon Birds of Prey demonstration at 1:00pm. 

Attendees are also encouraged to bring their used electronics and textiles for disposal, as Take 2, Inc. and the HMS PTA will be on site offering FREE collection and disposal services. The event will also host a number of local food truck favorites, with Spuds Your Way, Holy Guacamole, Ali Baba’s Fusion, Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookies, and The Cupcake Chick joining us in 2018.

Finally, the Town would like to extend a special thanks to our sponsors: Bankwell, Dexsil, CT Humanities, Take 2, Inc, Albertus Magnus College, Bangkok Boulevard, Kumon Math & Reading Center of Hamden, Covanta, New Haven Bird Club, Specialty Wire, and Caps Woodworking. Without your interest and support this event would not be possible!

For further information, please contact Recycling & Solid Waste Coordinator, Haley Starvaggi, at (203) 287-7021 or by email at hstarvaggi@hamden.com

For further information, please contact Recycling & Solid Waste Coordinator, Haley Starvaggi, at (203) 287-7021 or by email at hstarvaggi@hamden.com

# # #

Sponsors - Exhibitors

 

Hamden Government Center • 2750 Dixwell Avenue • Hamden, CT 06518 • 203.287.7000