Exhibitors and Events

2023 Earth Day Exhibitors

During this year’s Earth Day celebration, the Town will have a diverse group of exhibitors showcasing the various community sustaining and developing initiatives they have carried out in the past year. These exhibitors will have a plethora of interactive displays to both educate and entertain guests at the celebration. The list below highlights a few of our exhibitors for this year’s extravaganza. This year's Earth Day will be even bigger than last year and takes place at the Town Center Park and other adjacent locations.

This list is as of 4-4-23 and  will be updated as we schedule new exhibitors and events. 

Exhibitors 2023

AIEP Host Families

Alzheimer's Assoc. Ct. Chapter

Bear Path School, Student Recycling

Black Caucus of Hamden Connecticut

CESCA – Crafts

Connecticut Environmental Rights Amendment


Eli Whitney Museum

Flower Power - Attracting Pollinators to the Garden -Town of Hamden Gardeners


Hamden Alliance for Trees

Hamden Fire Department

Hamden Girl Scouts

Hamden Human Rights & Relations

Hamden Lion's Club - Ray's Bees

Hamden Middle School Annual Clothing Drive

Hamden Parent Teacher Association

Hamden Police Department

Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce

Hamden Regional Chamber of Commerce - non profit Committee

Hamden Tree Commission

Hamden Seed Library

Hamden Symphony Orchestra 

Haven's Harvest

Haz Waste - Regional Water Authority

Interfaith Volunteer Care Givers

League of Women Voters - Hamden/ North Haven

Memorial Garden for Victims of Homicide

Miller Memorial Library

Mill River Watershed Association

New Haven County Master Gardeners

Orangetheory Fitness

Peoples Products

Posigen Solar

Project Access of New Haven

Rain Barrels With Frank Panzarella 

Renewal By Anderson

Rock To Rock

Save The Sound

Shauna Holloway -Artist

Sleeping Giant Park Association

Solid Waste And Recycling Commission, Town of Hamden 

Spring Glen Garden Club

Sun Run Solar

Events and Demonstrations - Schedule

8:30-1:00: Hamden Middle School Annual Clothing Drive 

10:00-10:30: Rain garden Tour w/ Save The Sound 

10:30-11:00: Interfaith Volunteer Care Givers - Tree Planting 

11:00-11:30: Ct. Environmental Rights Amendment with Kimberly Stoner 

11:30-12:00: Mayor Lauren Garrett; Orchid Award Presentation

12:00-12:30: Cyril the Sorcerer - Environmental Magic 

12:30-1:00: Hamden Police K-9 Unit Demonstration

1:00- 2:00: Blue Moon Raptors-Birds of Prey 

2:00-2:30: Peels & Wheels - Food Scrap Composting 

2:30-2:45: Interpreting Energy at Museums and Historic Sites w/ Author Leah Glaser & 

2:45-3:00: Preserving Historic Buildings – Rectory Barn 


  • Hamden’s MLK39 Racial Equity Mural Volunteer Paint Day
  • Bear Path Student Recycling Station 
  • Hamden Fire Department Touch a Truck
  • Quinnipiac Valley  Alpacas
  • Food Truck Vendors
    • Lucky Dog Hot Dogs
    • The Burning Peel
    • Boricua Express
    • Sweethearts Ice Cream

Click Here to Register as an Exhibitor

For further information, please contact Recycling and Solid Waste Coordinator, Joe DeRisi, at 203-287-7021 or via email at earthday@hamden.com.