Sustainable Jersey Upcoming Events

Sustainable Jersey and its program partners regularly host trainings and events that support progress toward Sustainable Jersey certification.  You can also post FREE events that are open to the general public that would be of interest to the Sustainable Jersey community by clicking on "Add Event" at right.  This link will only appear if you are logged into the website.  Click on "Sign in or sign up" on the top left of this page to log in.

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Coding for Community Wrap Up Event

March 31, 2017 - 9:00 am to 12:30 pm

The College of New Jersey

Library Auditorium, Basement Level, 2000 Pennington Ave, Ewing, NJ

REGISTER - RSVP to Lauren at skowronl@tcnj.edu or call 609-771-3129.

Coding for Community is Sustainable Jersey's first civic tech competition, pairing New Jersey municipalities with the technologists to develop solutions to local sustainability and public engagement issues.  The competition kicked off on January 27 and will wrap up with demonstrations of tech solutions developed by the finalist teams.  Awards will be presented to the winning team and runners up.  For more information, click here.

Visit the TCNJ campus map here.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events and Trainings

Go Green With Hope Green Fair

April 08, 2017 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Hope Township School Gym

320 Johnsonburg Road, Hope, NJ 07844

The Hope Township Green Team will host this green fair and offer free paper shredding; Project Medicine Drop, electronic waste, clothing, housewares, books, sheets, blankets, cleaning supplies, and pet item collections; a Green Market, informative tables, and a t-shirt totes demo and give-away.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Essex Hub: Sustainability Night at Red Bull Arena

April 22, 2017 - 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Red Bull Arena

600 Cape May Street, Harrison, NJ 07029

REGISTER 

Join the Essex County Hub for Sustainability Night as the New York Red Bulls play the Columbus Crew. Take advantage of a special ticket offer and enjoy the game with Sustainable Jersey Hub members, your fellow school and municipal green team friends, U.S. Green Business Council-NJ members and other sustainability-minded people! All are welcome, bring your family.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

2017 Seventh Annual Edison Earth Day Celebration

April 23, 2017 - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Papaianni Park

100 Municipal Boulevard Edison, NJ 08817

The 2017 Annual Edison Earth Day Celebration will be co-presented by the Township of Edison, Edison Sustainable Jersey Green Team (ESJGT), Edison Clean Communities Program (ECCP) and Edison Township Environmental Commission (ETEC). The free, annual, outdoor, green/sustainable event will be staged at Papaianni Park.  A number of green/sustainable Presenters, Exhibitors, Vendors and Speakers are also planned. Event activities include: Volunteer Plantings, Site Cleaning, Organic Debris Consolidation and many other Green/Sustainable Actions; On-Site Air/Soil/Water Environmental Testing; Eco-Tour and Discussion of Papaianni Lake; Rock Wall and Bunge; Bounce Tent; Concurrent EREC Fishing Derby; MCDEH Rain Barrel Demonstration/Free Raffle; and other green/sustainable activities.

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Event Category: Other Events

Technical Assistance Calls about Changes to Energy Actions

March 23, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

ONLINE - Go To Meeting

April 26, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

ONLINE - Go To Meeting

May 16, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 am

ONLINE - Go To Meeting

Sustainable Jersey staff will be available for “Technical Assistance Calls” on the revisions to the suite of Energy Actions, so if your green team has questions about what is needed for certification on these actions, mark your calendars and call in.   You don't need to register -- just use the information below to join the call.  

HOW TO JOIN THE CALL:
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone. 
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/842038685 

You can also dial in using your phone. 
United States (Toll Free): 1 877 309 2070 
United States: +1 (224) 501-3316 

Access Code: 842-038-685 

First GoToMeeting? Try a test session: http://help.citrix.com/getready 

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Sustainable Jersey Events and Trainings

4th Annual Camden County Green Garden Fair

May 06, 2017 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Camden County Environmental Center

1301 Park Boulevard, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

The Camden County Board of Freeholders and Camden County Office of Sustainability are hosting the 4th Annual Green Garden Fair featuring WHYY’s Mike McGrath, host of “You Bet Your Garden.”  To learn more, click here for a flyer with details about workshops and activities.

Event Type: Other
Event Category: Other Events

Verona Green Fair

May 20, 2017 - 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Verona Civic Center

600 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona, NJ 07044

Sustainable Verona and the Township of Verona will hold its 3rd Annual Verona Green Fair, Saturday, May 20, from 11am-4pm in the Verona Civic Center. The rain date will be Sunday, May 21st. This event is free and will feature many different types of vendors, exhibitions and demonstrations, children’s games and learning experiences, a shredding event, medicine drop-off, health, wellness and nutrition information, speakers, live music, various local food vendors, fresh organic produce and much more! The Verona High School Student Council will also be holding their Town Wide Garage Sale the same day and the Art in the Park event in Verona Park will be going on all weekend as well.  Sustainable Verona strives to raise awareness about environmental issues, innovative sustainability ideas and to showcase the steps people and their community can take to sustain their quality of life over the long term. People of all ages are encouraged to come and explore the world of sustainability, eat, play and have some fun! Any interested vendor or organization looking to participate should contact Steven Neale at stneale@veronanj.org or 973-857-4830.

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Event Category: Other Events

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