Saturday, April 21, 2018 10am – 3pm

Centenary University and the Hackettstown Community are organizing the 11th Annual free, public Earth Day Celebration! Our itinerary is an ever-changing work-in-progress. More details, additions, and changes are forthcoming. Stay tuned.

Download the 2018 Earthday Fact sheet

Get Involved!

If you are a business owner, a local member of the community, or a member of the Centenary University campus and wish to get involved, please contact Dr. Krassi Lazarova at (908) 852-1400 ext. 2252 or

Event Calendar

All Day Events Schedule

All events are free and open to the public!

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
ON THE FRONT LAWN: Crafts, arts, music, bounce house, animals for petting, the popular Environmental Passport for kids, and fun in the sun activities.

  • Bird watching and nature walk starts 8am at the Charles O. Hayford Hatchery directly behind the campus. RSVP to Krassi Lazarova at 908-852-1400 ext. 2252
  • This year bird watching will be lead again by Ornithologist Dr. Terry Master, Professor of Biology at East Stroudsburg University. He received his Ph.D. in Biology from Lehigh University. His research interests include Avian Ecology and Behavior, and he directs the Avian Ecology and Behavior Lab at East Stroudsburg University. In addition to studying birds, he has a lifelong passion for bird watching and bird photography.

Schedule subject to change, please check back for updates and additions.

Main Stage Schedule

10 am to 3pm:
12:00 pm:

Vendor and Sponsor Information

If you are interested in being a vendor at our celebration please submit the appropriate form.

Craft Vendors:

Bath Fitter
Trout Unlimited
A2Z Academy
Scrap Master Studio
Sticky Lizards
Musconetcong Watershed Association
Healthy Kids Running
Allamuchy Open Space
Highlands Coalition:

Food Vendors:

Damn Good Chicken

Our Sponsors

Stonewood Tavern
Global Waste Industries
National Management Resources
Electronic Recycling is available though
The Hackettstown Rotary Club
VISIONS Federal Credit Union
Hackettstown BID
WRNJ Radio
Bounce Around Rentals

Volunteer Information

We are looking for volunteers to help out with our Earth Day event on the front lawn in several ways. If you are interested, please see below and respond to the contact.

Faculty/Staff and Student Volunteers:
We need volunteers to help with set-up, the information booth, and break down at the end of the event. We would prefer 2 hour blocks of volunteering, and the times are as follows:

  • Set-up, front lawn: 8 am – 10 am (need 6 people)
  • Information booth, front lawn: 10 am – 3 pm (need 2 people at all times)
  • Break down, front lawn: 2 pm – 4 pm (need 4 people)

If you are interested in helping with one of these shifts, please contact Dr. Krassi Lazarova (