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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Maplewood Green Day to be Held on May 17


Maplewood, New Jersey: The 7th annual Maplewood Green Day Celebration will take place later this month.

According to the Green Day press release, “Maplewood, New Jersey is hosting the 7th annual Green Day fair to demonstrate simple ways that every person can make more planet-friendly, sustainable choices in their everyday lives”.

4000 people are expected to attend Green Day this year, which will be held on May 17 from 11am to 4pm at Memorial Park. More than 70 ‘green’ vendors and exhibitors will take part in the event, and nearly a dozen local or organic restaurants and farms will be serving food to visitors.

Live bands will be performing throughout the day, including the David Easton Band, Flamenco-Jazz, Hush, Western Spur, and Kelly Jin-Hendel.

Activities will include Live Animals of the Rainforest presentations by Rizzo’s Reptiles, kids learning activities with a hands-on science show by Vinny Voltage, demonstrations of backyard composting, local food cooking, and cloth diapering, and a 25-foot tall rock climbing wall, face painting, and kid’s environmental games.

Free monitored bike parking will be available. Green Day sponsors include the Maplewood Township Committee, PSEG, EcoMatters, Eco Friendly Printer, Soda Stream, Waste Industries, Able Baker, NJ Clean Communities Council and PUR20.

To learn more, visit www.maplewoodgreenday.org.