Events

HOPEWELL VALLEY GREEN WEEK April 18-24, 2022

The second annual Hopewell Valley Green Week took place April 18-24. On the schedule were films, speakers, workshops, lectures, an eco-trivia night, repair cafĂ©, tree planting, trail hike, and more. The Hopewell Valley Green Team contribution conducted a Virtual Forum on Sunday, April 24: Decarbonizing Your Home. A video recording is available here.

GREENING TOGETHER CELEBRATION OF EARTH WEEK April 23-30, 2022

The Mercer County Sustainability Coalition of green teams held a super-week of events including stream clean-ups, tree plantings, a series of virtual forums, and Instagram bingo. The celebration culminated on April 30 with a Green Get Together at Lawrence High School, offering a Bike Rodeo, Electric Vehicle Meet-up, Worm Composting Demonstration, and more.

GREEN TEAM EVENTS

The Green Team will be at the following community events:

  • May 21, 2022: We will participate in Pennington Day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (rain or shine)
  • September 17, 2022: We will participate in the Hopewell Harvest Fair (rain date Sept. 18)

Prior Events:

  • April 30, 2022: Green Get Together at Lawrence High School, as part of the Mercer County Greening Together celebration of Earth Week (April 23-30).
  • September 11, 2021 from 12 to 3 pm: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection. New location in Hopewell Township.
  • July 23-25, 2021: we had a table at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s new event, “The Junkyard: Upcycle Art Exhibition” at Woolsey Park.
  • April 26, 2021: Journey to Zero-Waste, part of Greening Together 2021 (Mercer County Sustainability Coalition).
  • April 24, 2021: Hopewell Valley Green Week “Live Green” Kits and Games.
  • February 6, 2021: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection.
  • September 12, 2020 from 12 to 3 pm: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection.
  • May 16, 2020 from 10 am to 4 pm: Virtual Pennington Day.
  • September 21, 2019: information table and water cooler stations at the Hopewell Harvest Fair.
  • September 7, 2019: Stuff the Trucks (Styrofoam, Paper, Household items) Click here to see details about it on our Recycling Events page.
  • May 18, 2019: information table at Pennington Day. 
  • February 2, 2019: Styrofoam, CDs, DVDs and wine cork collection.

THE WATERSHED INSTITUTE EVENTS in Pennington NJ

  • August 6, 2022: Butterfly Festival. Read about it here.
  • October 1, 2022: 47th Annual Watershed FEST. Read about it here.

COMMUNITY YARD SALES

  • Pennington Borough‘s town-wide yard sale: May 14, 2022 (rain date May 15). Info here.
  • Hopewell Borough‘s town-wide yard sale: June 11-12, 2022.

ENVIRONMENTAL FILM FESTIVALS

The Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival March 30-April 3, 2022.

The Princeton Environmental Film Festival (PEFF) October 12-24, 2021. Streaming online via Eventive platform.

LOCAL RECYCLING EVENTS

Go to Recycling Events page of this website.

EARTH HOUR

March 26, 2022, 8:30-9:30 pm Local Time (Go to: Earth Hour)

EARTH DAY

April 22, 2022 (Go to: Earth Day)

BIKE TO WORK MONTH

May 2021 (Go to: Bike to Work Month in Greater Mercer County) Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 21.

NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK

August 1-7, 2021 (Go to: Farmers Market Week)

AMERICA RECYCLES DAY

November 15, 2021 (Go to: America Recycles)