Earth Day Celebration to Include Several Free Workshops


Note: Earth Day is Saturday, April 21, but Northfield's celebration will be held the following Saturday, April 28.

Earth Day will once again be celebrated in Nortfhfield, on Saturday, April 28, outside the UCC church on Union Street, between 3rd and 4th. New this year are several hands-on workshops open to the public. FREE workshop topics include Building a Compost Bin, Building a Raised Garden Bed, Improving Your Home's Energy Performance, and Bread Baking. There will also be an opportunity to learn about and assemble a rain barrel for only $40. Detailed descriptions and registration information can be found at

The family-friendly Earth Day Celebration will also feature earth-friendly activities such as making May Day baskets, creating books out of recycled paper, and participating in the Earth Day Promenade with homemade newspaper hats. Other attractions include local music, exhibitors, chalk art, and food.