Come to the river on May 1

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange River Day is an annual, community gathering to clean up the village’s section of the Rahway River, celebrate South Orange, and promote environmental education and awareness.

This year’s event will include volunteer river cleanup, live music with Jonathan Fritz, exhibits, food, wild edibles walk with Dining Wild, mini-bioblitz with NJ Watershed ambassadors, Toadshade Native Plants and Randi Eckel, seventh-grade SOMS river curriculum displays, rain garden display, re:Yard’s sustainable yard and garden program, and more.

It all takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 1. Meet at the Skate House and the duck pond off of Mead St.

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For more information, contact [email protected]