If you are looking for something green to do and for a reason to get out and about and enjoy our local outdoor facilities, there are a few things coming up.
04/28 - Pick-a-Park Walk and Clean-up Day - Starts at 8:30 a.m. at Borough Hall, Bridge Avenue, Point Borough, finishing with a light lunch at 11:30am at Riverfront Park on River Road. This event combines clean-up efforts for our community parks and other high-use areas in town and implements an active-living initiative in the community with the ultimate goal of improving health to the residents. Take your bike or walk or just come and clean up (see flier).
04/29 - Eagle Scout Project Fundraiser Clothing Drive - From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Items that will be accepted are CLEAN clothes, shoes, bags, linens, blankets, towels, pillows, small rugs, backpacks, baby items, clean stuffed animals, toys, bikes, belts and accessories. Pick-up can be arranged prior to drive if needed. Call Joyce for details at 732-552-4777 (see flier).
05/05 - A Walk in the Park - Riverfront Park. From 10 am to 1 pm. Rain date is 05/06. Fitness for the entire family: Men, Women, Children & our dogs - Learn about pet safety, animal welfare, and you and your pet's health. ALL DOGS WELCOME. 2012 Licensed Dogs are eligible for gift baskets from several local businesses. Still seeking additional businesses (see flier).
5/9 - Barnegat Bay Blitz - Watershed-wide clean up in 37 communities, including Point Pleasant - Kick-off location TBD (8:30am to 4pm). Contact the firstname.lastname@example.org for more info (see flier).
Earth Day Recap
Thank you all for coming out to the Environmental Commission's Earth Day Celebration. The 2012 event was definitely one of the best to date and it could not happened without the residents of Point Pleasant as well as everyone else who participated and attended.
Thank you to all the exhibitors and sponsors for participating and being the life line of our event. And thank you to the volunteers and the Department of Public Works staff who made sure the facilities were ready, the exhibitors were assisted and well-guided, and that the park was clean during and after the event. We couldn't do it without everyone's help and support.
Having such a successful event showed us what we did right while at the same time what we could do better; knowing all of this will provide us with a head start for future events.
Check out the Patch coverage of Earth Day, with lots of photos, and the video about the event: