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Maywood Library, Teaneck Conservancy Partner For Earth Day Event

Join the Teaneck Crek Conservancy at the Maywood Public Library for Earth Day events.
Join the Teaneck Crek Conservancy at the Maywood Public Library for Earth Day events. Photo Credit: Suzie Kaphan

TEANECK, N.J. -- The Maywood Library is hosting an Earth Day celebration on Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, in conjunction with the Teaneck Creek Conservancy.

Friday's festivities will be from 1-5 p.m., and Saturday's will be from 11:30-4 p.m. There will be a variety of presentations and activities, and local, state and national nonprofits will have tables, on a variety of eco-issues.

On Friday, TCC's Executive Director Alexa Marques will be giving a kids-themed presentation on animals, habitat and the TCC restoration, at 2:30 p.m. Other Friday events include Eco Art Craft -- where kids can build their own water bottle terrariums and create an eco-collage -- and a butterfly-friendly plants giveaway.

Saturday's events include:

  • 11:30 a.m to noon -- Dr. Edith Wallace, a noted biologist, will give a talk with a slide show, about the Celery Farm
  • 1:30 p.m. -- Captain Hugh Carola will give a talk and slide show on the Hackensack River
  • 3 p.m. -- Adaria Armstrong, a naturalist and anthropologist, will give a talk with a slide show on New Jersey's Pinelands Forest
  • 4 p.m. -- awards for eco art/poem/short story

The Maywood Public Library is located at 459 Maywood Ave.

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