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City of Hoboken Announces Earth Week Events




Hoboken, NJ - Wednesday, April 11th, 2012


The City of Hoboken will celebrate Earth Week during the week leading up the Hoboken Green Fair on Saturday, April 21st. Earth Week will feature a series of educational workshops on a variety of topics that will provide the community with an understanding of how environmental awareness can affect their everyday lives. The schedule of events for Earth Week is listed below.

The City of Hoboken and Hoboken Green Team will host a Green Fair on Saturday April 21, 2012 from 11am to 5pm at Pier A Park along the Hoboken waterfront. The fair will feature green companies and organizations, artists, organic food vendors and live music by David Calamoneri, Khaled Dajani, Dominick & Jamie Della Fave, Marc Giannotti, Gold & Brown, Rob Nicholas, Roland Ramos, and more. The Hoboken Historical Museum will be offering historic bike tours (bring your own bike) throughout the day. Bike Hoboken will host a family-friendly community bike ride at 2pm and will be collecting donated bikes for the Hudson TMA bike rehab program. Paper shredding will be provided by the Empire Realty Group.

Earth Week Schedule
Urban Agriculture & Composting
When: Monday, April 16th at 6:30pm
Where: HOPES Center, 301 Garden Street
Hosted by: Sustainable Jersey City & Committee for a Green Hoboken
Cost: $10 Donation

Home Energy Conservation
When: Tuesday, April 17th at 6:30pm
Where: Jubilee Center, 601 Jackson Street
Hosted by: Green Living Solutions
Cost: Free

Movie Viewing: Earth Days
When: Wednesday, April 18th at 6:30pm
Where: Willie McBride’s, 616 Grand Street
Hosted by: Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition Committee for a Green Hoboken
Cost: Free

Recycling: Where, How and Why
When: Thursday, April 19th at 6:00pm
Where: Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Avenue
Hosted by: Hoboken Public Library
Cost: Free

Hoboken Green Fair
When: Saturday, April 21, 11am – 5pm
Where: Pier A Park
Hosted by: City of Hoboken and Hoboken Green Team
Cost: Free

The City of Hoboken Green Team would like to thank all organizations hosting events during Earth Week. If you have any questions or would like more details on a particular workshop, please contact Christopher Brown at cbrown@hobokennj.org.


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