Woodbridge Cleanup Planned For National Public Lands Day

npld_logoWOODBRIDGE – Mayor John E. McCormac and the Woodbridge “Green Team” will lead a Township-wide “environmental clean-up” for National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 28.

Woodbridge Township is encouraging businesses, residents, and schools to participate in sprucing-up our public parks, playgrounds, and recreation areas. Woodbridge Public Lands Day gets underway with the annual Colonia Clean-Up at Charlie Shaughnessy Park on Inman Avenue at 9 a.m. Additional clean-up areas include: Iselin Branch Library – Garden for the Blind, 1081 Green Street, Iselin; Singer Park, across from 154 Prospect Avenue, Avenel; Health Center Veterans Monument, 2 George Frederick Plaza, Woodbridge; Butterfly Park, Omar Avenue, Avenel; Parker Press Park, 325 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge; Woodbridge Community Playground in Merrill Park, Iselin; and Sewaren Beach area located at 350 Cliff Road, Sewaren.

Woodbridge Public Lands Day also serves as the kick-off for the First Annual Ernie Oros Woodbridge River Celebration. Meet at the Hungarian Club (95 Port Reading Ave., Woodbridge) at 11 a.m. for a free festival. There will be kayak and canoe trips on the Woodbridge River from noon – 2 p.m. followed by a dessert reception at the Woodbridge Butterfly Park (Pin Oak Forest at Omar Avenue) in Avenel from 1 to 5 p.m.

Volunteers are still welcome. Contact Niven Raghib, event coordinator, at 732-596-4047 or Niven.Raghib@twp.woodbridge.nj.us.

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