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Get Ready for Croton's Earth Day Celebration

People in the Croton area are gearing up for the annual Croton-on-Hudson Earth Day Celebration.

Have you attended Croton-on-Hudson's Earth Day Celebration yet? The tradition continues this year, and there's no better time to check it out for the first time if you have never been. Here's all the information about the celebration, from the Croton Conservation Advisory Council:

The 15th annual Croton on Hudson Earth Day celebration – sponsored by the Croton Conservation Advisory Council (CCAC) - will be held on Saturday, April 28 at Senasqua Park from 9am - 2pm. It will be held rain or shine.

This annual celebration is a village tradition and many activities are planned for all age groups. A wide variety of environmental groups from all over Westchester County will be featuring informative displays and demonstrations. Artists will also participate.  

There will be free Earth Day tee shirts given out (first come, first served) and music will fill the air provided by Strange Pools, Rose Coen,

and Moment of Panic.

Here are just a few of the fun activities planned:

  • Kids of all ages can plant Morning Glory seeds along the chain link fence of the park. Gardening tools will be supplied.
  • Saw Mill River Audubon will be leading a bird walk and distributing information.
  • Chris Letts is showing his ever popular  "Funny Fish of the Hudson River"
  • Joe Mullins is again doing his fun ‘Real Fish’ prints with kids (a crowd pleaser!)
  • Molly Greece will host an arts and crafts table and will work with visitors to create sculptures from recycled items and driftwood debris
  • The Croton Trails Committee will offer trail maps and possibly lead a hike
  • Volunteers can help the Boy Scouts clean up the canoe / boat launch area along Croton River
  • Master Gardeners,The Cornell Cooperative Extension will discuss native plants and more.
  • Riverdrifters Art Works will be on display
  • A talk and examples of invasive plants will be provided by Jim Gmelin of Teatown.
  • Backyard composting information will be provided.
  • A  Sporting Goods Swap  will happen – bring something!
  • Mike Harris from SavATree will discuss Tree Care

For more information contact:  Jan Johnsen, chair of  CCAC janjohnsen23@gmail.com, Ellen Siracusa , coordinator of Earth Day, towners108@aol.com,  Cary Andrews  oomis@aol.com

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