There are a bunch of events in and around the county to celebrate Earth Day tomorrow. One of those is being hosted by WRCR alum, Kerry Potter, who recently opened a natural burial boutique in Nyack, “Dying to Bloom,” specializing in green products including coffins, urns and more. She’ll be showing a ½ hour documentary called “Dying Green” three times Saturday at 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30…
Audio clip: Kerry Potter
Other Earth Day events include:
- The New Jersey Botanical Garden in Ringwood has a free 1’o-clock “Early Spring Wildflower Walk” – visit www.NJBG.org for more information.
- Catholic Charities Community Services of Rockland will be unveiling a greenhouse to provide fresh produce for its food pantry. The greenhouse will teach kids and adults the value of growing their own food. The site, located at 78 Hudson Avenue in Haverstraw, also features a new meditation-inspiration garden. The event features lots of kid-friendly activities and runs from noon to – 3PM. For more information visit ccsrockland.org.
- Rockland County Legislator Aney Paul and a volunteer crew will be cleaning a two-mile stretch of County Route 35A that runs between New Clarkstown Road in Nanuet and Route 59 in Spring Valley. If you’d like to help out you can also take part in her Great American Cleanup, which runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Volunteers are meeting at the Pascack Community Center at 87 New Clarkstown Road in Nanuet. You can call Legislator Paul at 638-5100 for more information or visit keeprocklandbeautiful.org.