Hebron Earth Day
Town-wide Roadside Cleanup • 9:00am - 11:00am
Participating organizations: Hebron Green Committee, Parks & Rec, RHAM, Boy Scouts and the Leos
Special thanks to: Hebron Public Works Department for delivery and use of dumpster
Join us at 9:00am in the RHAM parking lot to kick off this year’s Town-wide Cleanup! Bags will be provided, please bring your own gloves and wear bright, high visibility clothing. Once 11:00 hits, bring your full trash bags to Town Hall to receive a coupon for a FREE slice of pizza from Wicked Slice! (Limit one per person).
Can’t make it to RHAM in time for the kick off? No worries! Feel free to clean up from your house or other Hebron location. We will be at Town Hall with Wicked Slice coupons until 11:30. Using bags from home? Make sure they’re 33 gallons or larger to qualify.
Raymond Brook Preserve Sneak Peek • 11:00am - 1:00pm
Courtesy of Parks and Recreation
You probably heard about Hebron’s Open Space Committee purchasing land near the Church of the Holy Family, Kinney Road and Millstream Road. And on April 27th, you can finally get a sneak peek at this beautiful property! Visit with the Hebron Parks and Rec Department at Raymond Brook Preserve and get to know our newest town gem.
PARKING UPDATE: Parking available on Route 85 park entrance, to the left of the Church of the Holy Family parking lot!
Earth Day Activities • Starting at 11:00 am
11:00-11:45 – ‘Composting 101’ at the Douglas Library
Want to know more about home composting? Now is your chance! Food scraps make up about 1/3 of all waste that gets thrown away. Learn about composting on a large and small scale, then walk outside to see the Library’s new composting bins.
12:00-12:45 – ‘The Importance of Pollinators and Beekeeping Basics’ at the Douglas Library
You hear a lot these days about the critical role pollinators play in our landscape. Listen to a local beekeeper talk first hand about the importance of bees and how we can help them in our own backyards.
1:00-1:30 – Plant a Native Pollinator Garden at Town Hall
Put your pollinator knowledge to good use! Join us to create a small garden at Town Hall with Holly Habicht and plant flowers that will not only beautify our town, but help our butterfly and bee populations.
Green Garden Gang Library Cleanup • 11:00 a.m.
Join the Green Garden Gang at the Douglas Library to clean out the dedicated gardens surrounding the parking lot! This volunteer organization, run by Michele Sinkez, will be cleaning and maintaining these garden beds for the duration of the season. Contact Michele to join in the GGG Earth Day clean out!