Maplewood Launches Green Month

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After seven years of building the largest annual public green day fair in New Jersey, the Maplewood Green Team will celebrate its eighth anniversary by engaging the community all month long with eco-educational events rather than just a one day event.

“The Maplewood Green Team is excited for the launch of Green Month. We feel the sustainability movement growing and know that our message is resonating with the community,” said Tracey Woods, chair of the Maplewood Green Team.

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FREE Eco Film Fest

When:                    Tuesdays in April. All films are screened at 3:30 pm and at 7:00 pm

Where:                   Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street

Sponsor:                New Jersey Clean Communities Fund.

  • Tuesday April 7Chasing Ice — One man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet.
  • Tuesday April 14: Elemental — The story of three individuals united by their deep connection with nature and driven to confront some of the most pressing ecological challenges of our time.
  • Tuesday April 21:Vanishing of the Bees — Follow commercial beekeepers as they strive to keep their bees healthy and fulfill pollination contracts across the U.S.
  • Tuesday April 28: Trashed— Jeremy Irons sets out to discover the extent and effects of the global waste problem, as he travels around the world to beautiful destinations tainted by pollution.

Green Teen Challenge:  Take a pledge to green your life: Green Teen Challenge or  Those who pledge will be entered in to a raffle to win a cake from The Able Baker.   

FREE Animals of the Amazon Show with Rizzo’s Reptile Discovery

When:                    Saturday, April 18 at 2:00 pm

Where:                   Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street 

Green Week at the Library: Participate in a week of activities and eco-events at the library, including a book club and upcycled art and crafts projects, April 13-17, more info:

Bike Safety and Maintenance Event: Get your bike ready for spring!

When:                    Wednesday, April 15 at 3:30 pm

Where:                   Memorial Park: Skate House on Oakview Road

Sponsor:                Maplewood Loves Wellness.

Maplewood Green Month Sponsors include: The Able Baker, PSEG, Maplewood Memorial Library and Rizzo’s Wildlife. 

About the Maplewood Green Team

The Maplewood Green Team’s mission is to promote sustainability throughout the town by implementing plans and programs that support the mission. Maplewood is a model town in the state-wide Sustainable Jersey program and is certified at the prestigious silver level.  | Facebook

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