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Posted on: March 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Save the Date! Earth Day 2020, April 4th


HAMDEN’s Earth Day Celebration

April 4th, 2019 from 10am – 3pm

Hamden Middle School, 2623 Dixwell Avenue


HAMDEN – Hamden’s 2020 Earth Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, April 4th from 10am - 3pm at the Hamden Middle School, located at 2623 Dixwell Avenue. This year’s family-oriented, free celebration will feature an excellent array of exhibitors promoting earth friendly services, products and organizations, food, music, and free activities, including: a bird guessing games, environmentally themed raffles, a scavenger hunt (complete it and win a prize), a coloring contest, hand-crafts, activities, and other fun and games for kids and families.

Other activities will include opportunities to “Touch a Truck” with the Hamden Fire and Police Departments, the Hamden Police “wilderness rescue” vehicle, an electric vehicle (EV) showcase, opportunities to learn all about Hamden’s “Sustainable CT” program, eco and animal education displays from Hamden’s own Brooksvale Park, the UCONN Master Gardener’s Program, and MANY more exhibitors to be announced in the coming weeks!

In addition, don’t miss a pre-event bird walk, the annual Orchid Awards, and a special K9 show by the Hamden Police Department. TAKE 2 INC. will also be on site to collect and dispose of older and broken electronics. A complete list of items eligible for disposal will be announced.

More events, exhibitors, and activities will be announced as we approach the event. If you would like to be a participant, or have an idea for a fun activity for kids and families, please contact Hamden’s recycling coordinator.

If you, or your business, would like to sponsor the annual Hamden Earth Day Celebration, please contact Recycling Coordinator, Joe DeRisi, at 203-287-7021 or for sponsorship benefits and package information.

For further information, please contact Recycling & Solid Waste Coordinator, Joe DeRisi, at (203) 287-7021 or by email at

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