HAMDEN'S 2017 EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
“SAVE THE DATE”
April 22nd, 2017 from 10am – 3pm
Hamden Middle School, 2623 Dixwell Avenue
FREE ADMISSION, GIVEAWAYS GALORE, FREE ACTIVITIES
HAMDEN – Hamden's 2017 Earth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 22nd 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, including: a bird guessing games, a raffle drawing for native perennials and shrubs, seed giveaways, live native animals, food samples from Thyme & Season, a scavenger hunt (complete it and win a prize), a coloring contest, and additional hand-crafts, activities, and other fun and games.
Other activities will include opportunities to “Touch a Truck” with the Hamden Fire and Police Departments, an AMR ambulance, a diesel powered garbage truck, and two electric vehicles. WTNH Meteorologist Kevin Arnone and the WTNH Mobile Weather Lab will also be present, offering a platform for kids and parents to learn about the weather.
In addition, don't miss a pre-event bird walk at 8:00am (for details call Florence McBride at 203-288-6777), C.J. May’s Magic Show, “MAGITRICITY”, at 10:30am, the Orchid Awards at 12:00pm Noon, and the Audubon Birds of Prey demonstration at 1:00pm.
Attendees are also encouraged to bring cell phones, thumb drives, hard drives (crushing on site), ink cartridges, eyeglasses, and batteries for recycling.
Current sponsors include DEXSIL, FRAMED, Moon Rocks Gourmet Cookies, CT Humanities, Take 2 Inc., Stop & Shop, Grove Street Financial, and Hindinger Farm. Additional exhibitors and event sponsors will be highlighted in the coming weeks, so keep an eye out for additional press related to the 2017 Earth Day Celebration! Businesses who wish to sponsor this year’s Earth Day Event may reach out to the contact below or visit www.hamden.com/earthdaysponsors.
For further information, please contact Recycling & Solid Waste Coordinator, Haley Starvaggi, at (203) 287-7021 or by email at email@example.com
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