On Saturday, May 4th, you and your family are invited for an afternoon of fun and giving back at this year’s Trenton Community Day. This year’s festivities will take place from 12pm to 4pm at George Page Park, located at 27 Firth St, Trenton, NJ 08638. In the case of inclement weather, the rain location will be the North Clinton Recreation Center, located at 454 N Clinton Ave, Trenton, NJ 08638. Trenton Community Day is a beloved yearly tradition which invites Trenton residents to come together, clean up our community, and learn more about the engaging ecosystem of the Assunpink Creek.

Throughout the afternoon, guests will have access to free food, live performances, hands-on fun, and resources and information from over 20+ community organizations. A wonderful way to spend a Saturday for guests of all ages, this celebration is certain to be an inspiring day of community. There is a jam packed calendar of activities planned for throughout the day, including:

  • 12pm: Tree Walk with NJ Tree Foundation
  • 12pm to 4pm: Stream Cleanup
  • 12:30/2:30pm: Fishing with Delaware River Keeper and Company

There is also a number of all-day delights to discovery throughout the afternoon, including Macro-invertebrate Discovery Trays, outdoor recreational fun and games courtesy of the T-Recs Truck, an Enviroscape, and a Water Filtration Activity. With plenty of fun activities for grownups and little learners alike, you’re certain to walk away from this event with a newfound love and appreciation for the abundant natural resources found within our community.

In addition to plenty of activities and engaging volunteer opportunities, guests can also enjoy a stacked schedule of performances and appearances from beloved local entertainers and artists. The afternoon’s performances will kick off with the talented youth of Sprout U. Afterwards, you’re in store for some big top fun as the Trenton Circus Squad takes to the stage. The day’s appearances will conclude with a visit from the one and only Boomer T. Thunderbird, the world famous mascot of the Trenton Thunder.

To learn more about this and other programming offered by The Watershed Institute, please visit their website, linked here: The Watershed Institute. Trenton Community Day is a rain or shine event, so please keep an eye on the forecast as Saturday afternoon approaches. Should anything change, announcements can be found on The Watershed Institute’s Facebook page, linked here: Watershed Institute – FB. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about the upcoming celebration, please contact Olivia Spildooren at ospildooren@thewatershed.org for further assistance. Curiosity and community will be taking center stage this Saturday, so be sure to come out and be a part of the fun!

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