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Tewksbury Celebrates Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day on April 20th! Attend this fun and educational community event!

Don’t miss out!  Come celebrate Earth Day with your fellow residents!

What: Tewksbury Earth Day Celebration

When: Saturday, April 20th,   10-2 , rain or shine

Where: Tewksbury Town Common, Town Hall

Who: LOTS of fun, entertaining and educational organizations, such as:

  • Tewksbury Recycling Committee – event organizers
  • Tewksbury Rail Trails 
  • Shawsheen Watershed Association – learn about canoeing on the Shawsheen!
  • Conservation Commission – committee reps will discuss role in town to protect our wetlands
  • Tewksbury Public Library – library staff will provide info on how to reduce and reuse via the library system
  • Linda Crotta Brennan – children’s author from RI.  Her newest book explores the first earth day celebration in 1970 and what the environment in America endured prior to that timeframe. She will conduct interactive program with children from 10-12. Will also have book sale and signing.
  • Tewksbury Garden Club – will present program regarding invasive/native plants
  • Tewksbury Girl Scouts - Face painting       
  • Tewksbury Green Committee– will discuss local goals, achievements, and provide home energy
  • ReFoamIt – styrofoam collection for recycling – BRING YOUR STYROFOAM. 
  • IRA Toyota – hybrid vehicles
  • Farmer Dave’s CSA – local farm based in Dracut.  Operates farms in Tewksbury, sells produce at East Street Farm stand and operates a Community Sponsored Agriculture (CSA) 
  • Big Red Acres – will bring 2 alpacas on the common and have alpaca yarn on display
  • 'Fauna D'Flora' – will be there dressed up as Mother Earth! Check her out at Creative Characters
  • Organic Soil Solutions – display with info regarding enhancing lawn to facilitate microorganism growth in the soil.  A lawn is alive! 
  • Frank Urro – will conduct teaching module and discuss concepts related to rethinking how we consume and methods of reducing environmental impact.
  • Next Step Living Inc. – rep from organization will present info for homeowners. 
  • Pasta Pot – food truck from Burlington, family operated (listed in Sunday Globe Magazine article on 4/7)
  • Compliments! – food truck also in recent Globe piece.  They run their truck motor on cooking oil!  Food is locally sourced. 
  • Christine’s Bakery and Cafe– Billerica business, will sell baked goods and coffee.

And more being added every day! 

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leah spivey April 13, 2013 at 11:06 PM
Fauna D'Flora of Creative Characters is looking forward to meeting all of her Mother Nature loving friends! See you soon! Glitter On!
Jeanette Bairos April 16, 2013 at 08:55 PM
Christine's Bakery has all homemade stuff it is all delicious be sure to stop by her table you won't be disappointed I go there several times a week

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