The annual Collingswood Green Festival takes place on Saturday, April 16, just off Haddon Avenue on Irvin Avenue near the PATCO High Speed line.
The festival features more than 70 vendors promoting various aspects of sustainable livings including; organic gardening, water conservation, renewable energy and environmentally-friendly construction,
As in years past, there will be numerous recycling opportunities.
Paper shredding will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the drop-off for electronics recycling is between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Folks can also drop off used ink cartridges, batteries, vegetable oil (for later reuse as bio fuel), Crocs shoes and old latex paint.
In conjunction with the festival, the Perkins Center for the Arts, which opened a Collingswood location in 2002, will feature a tribute concert to the late David Bowie at 12:45 p.m. at Irvin Avenue.
The Perkins Center for the Arts will also host an art supply swap. Participants are asked to bring six art supplies for swapping that are in good usable condition, such as paint, drawing media, paper and canvas, fabric, adhesives, jewelry supplies, frames and more.
For the kids, there will be plenty of arts and crafts, face painting and a bike rodeo.
Festival-goers can also pick up free tree seedlings on a first come, first served basis.
Admission is free.
Saturday, Apr. 16, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Irvin Ave., Collingswood, NJ