Coxsackie Earth Day celebration

January 22, 2019 12:18 pm

COXSACKIE — The annual Coxsackie Earth Day Celebration will take place 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18 at the Coxsackie Riverside Park located on the shores of the Hudson River.

Guests include local farmers, solar businesses, state Department of Environmental Conservation, Carey Institute, Catskill Mountain Keeper and Columbia Greene Community College Conservation Club. Additionally Hudson Riverkeeper has been invited, a plant sale with local nurseries, yoga and zumba instructors along with Sarah’s hula hooping.

 

Children’s activities include face painting, a catch and release fishing contest, chalk drawing and making homemade bird feeders from pine cones and peanut butter.

Environmental books for children will also be available. Greene County Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.

Tours of our local wastewater treatment facility will also be part of this year’s event.

Food vendors offering vegetarian meals will also be part of this year’s celebration.

To take part in this year’s event, contact Jeffrey at 518-478-5414 or jhaasrph@aol.com.

Vendors are asked to donate $25 for covering expenses related to the event. Like and share the face book page Coxsackie Earth Day.

Environmental documentaries are shown monthly at the Village of Coxsackie Office Complex Building. These are free and open to all ages.

More information on dates and times can also be found on the Coxsackie Earth Day face book page.

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