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Earthfest Overpeck in Hackensack

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Join us for the 6th annual EarthFest Overpeck, a celebration of clean water and a healthy environment, brought to you through a partnership between Hackensack Riverkeeper and Bergen County Parks!

Highlights Of The 6th Annual EarthFest Overpeck Celebration Include:

• The Recycled Regatta
• Rain Barrel Workshop
• FREE Kayaking and Canoeing
• FREE Fishing Derby compliments of Ramsey Outdoor Stores and East Jersey Trout Unlimited.
• Live Music, including Blue Plate Special and Jamie the Dinosaur Troubador
• Children’s activities and entertainment, including a “Mad Scientist” show
• Wildlife presentation by NJ Batman Joe D’Angeli of The Wildlife Conservation and Education Center
• Birds of Prey presentation by Flat Rock Brook Nature Center.
• 50+ green and non-profit vendors
• Food trucks
…and more!


May 19
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Overpeck Park
Challenger Rd
Ridgefield Park, NJ United States


Registration Required

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