Earth Fest 2014


North Shore Community College (NSCC) and community partners are inviting North Shore area residents and friends to join in Earth Fest 2014 at Lynn Woods on Saturday, April 26. The free event is from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, at the Lynn Woods Reservation, Pennybrook Road entrance.

Featured is a Lynn Woods spring cleanup led by Forest Ranger Dan Small with volunteer crew leaders. Free pizza and beverages will be served at noon to all those who help with the Woods spring cleanup.

Additional highlights will include live music, educational exhibits, hands-on activities, and demonstrations on water conservation and other environment-friendly practices.

Lynn Woods Reservation is the second largest municipal park in the United States and is considered on a national level to be a significant natural public recreational resource. Founded in 1881, the 2,200-acre forest park has more than 30 miles of trails through diverse terrain and beautiful scenery. It encompasses nearly one-fifth of the entire land area of Lynn.

Earth Fest 2014 is sponsored by NSCC’s Alumni Association, Environmental Club, Multicultural Society, Pennon, Phi Theta Kappa, Philosophy Club, Presidential Scholars, Program Council, Public Policy Institute, Queer Straight Alliance, Stars Club and Student Government Association along with Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team, Friends of Lynn Woods, Greater Lynn YMCA, HealthLink, Lynn Housing & Neighborhood Development, Lynn Water & Sewer, Music by Kirsten and Dave, Poland Springs, Saugus River Watershed Council, Starbucks, St. Pius V Young Neighbors in Action, and Veolia Water.

For further information on the event or to volunteer, call 978-781-6722, x6659 or email

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