2010 Programs and Events
■ Environmental Information
■ Eco Friendly Products and Services
■ Composting Presentations and Tree Tours by the Rutgers University Master Gardeners
■ Native Plant Sales
■ Fun-Filled Eco Crafts For Kids
■ Live Music By Package Goods Orchestra
■ Food and Refreshments
■ WheatonArts Exhibits, Demonstrations and Stores
What's On Your Plate?, a provocative documentary about kids and food politics that follows two eleven-year-old multiracial city kids as they explore their place in the food chain. Recently featured on the Discovery Channel.
(Everyone) 12 noon
The Story of Stuff, a rapid-fire, often humorous and always engaging story about “all our stuff—where it comes from and where it goes when we throw it away.” (Everyone) 11:45 am
Riddle in a Bottle, a delightful children-of-all-ages film about water-related ecosystems. Winner of more than 20 major film awards. (Children/Families)
10:30 am and 2 pm
Kilowatt Ours is a timely, solutions-oriented look at one of America’s most pressing environmental challenges: energy.
(Adult) 11 am
Bearly Alike, a light-hearted behavioral comparison designed for elementary school children, in order to help them discover the similarities and differences between humans and animals. (Young Children/Families) 11:30 am
Lost in the Woods, a gentle tale about the arrival of spring and new life in a woodland and its surrounding meadow, with the arrival of animal babies, each wondering when will be their time to roam or fly freely about the world into which they were born. (Young Children/ Families) 1:15 pm
Of Special Interest
At 11:30 am and 1:00 pm the NJ Watershed Ambassador will use a 3D model to demonstrate how a watershed works and how actions on land affect water quality. This hands-on activity will teach you about non-point source pollution, or “people pollution” and things you can do to keep NJ waters clean.
Solar Power Tour
At 3:00 pm you are invited to take a guided tour of the Vineland Solar power system at the Landis Sewerage Authority, the largest operating solar power system in the state. The plant features SunPower solar panels installed on a ground-mounted, fixed-tilt system.