Westford Earth Month: April 2022

What is Westford Earth Month?

Westford Earth Month is a series of events occurring in Westford, Massachusetts throughout April. It expands on the tradition of Earth Day. Given the climate crisis, we need more attention and activism than ever. Climate change is a global issue but the work starts locally.

Kids Activities

WBZ-TV Meteorologist Sarah Wroblewski | Tuesday, April 19 at 11 AM | JV Fletcher Library | Register
Elizabeth Alemeida from Fat Moon Mushrooms | Tuesday, April 19 at 2 PM | JV Fletcher Library | Register
Christine Berthold from Fresh Start Food Gardens | Wednesday, April 20 at 10, 11 and 12 | JV Fletcher Library | Register
Animal Craze Traveling Farm | Friday, April 22 from 3-5 pm | Westford Common

Teens & Tweens

Terrific Turbines with Katharine Hinkle (session one) | Thursday, April 21 from 10:30 – 11:15 AM | More Info and Registration
Terrific Turbines with Katharine Hinkle (session two) | Thursday, April 21 from 11:30 – 12:15 PM | More Info and Registration
Upcycled Book Art: Join YA Librarian Jess for a celebration of Earth Day! | Wednesday, April 20 from 2:00—3:00 | Materials supplied or bring your own to supplement.| JV Fletcher Library

What are some of the events?

Earth Day Celebration

Westford Common | April 22nd from 3:00-5:30 PM

  • Music will be provided by Oh Contraire and Momentum Rocks
  • Experts and exhibits on alternative energy, sustainability, recycling, solar energy, and Mass Save rebates
  • Westford Museum display of Native American artifacts from its collection
  • Children who make and submit a poster about Earth Day will be eligible for a free drawing for prizes
  • Animal Craze Traveling Farm on the common
  • An array of speakers including state legislators will inspire and bring us up to date on the State’s and Town’s climate goals

Presentation on Climate Resiliency

J.V. Fletcher Library (via zoom) | April 14th at 7 PM | Register

Westford Climate Roadmap Forum

Find out about the specific steps that Westford residents, businesses and municipal leaders can take to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve sustainability.
Webinar | April 27th at 7:30 PM | Register

Weekly Nature Walks and Hikes

O’Brien Farm | April 2nd from 9-10:30 AM
Stone Arch Bridge | April 9th from 9-10:30 AM
Burns Hill | April 16th from 9-10:30 AM
Frances Hill (no dogs on this walk please) | April 23rd 9-10:30

More events to be scheduled and additional info to be published.
Please check back soon.
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