community-clean-upSpruce it up! Spring Cleanups are happening all over North Delaware. A great experience for communities – families, friends, neighbors, colleagues, students, etc – to come together for the LOCAL greater cause, service to one another, each event benefits everyone!  Get some exercise and fresh air all while contributing to our LOCAL community. Let’s keep North Delaware, New Castle County, Simply Beautiful. Here’s a list of upcoming clean-up events as well as Earth Day Celebrations in North Delaware. Pitch in! How will YOU choose to Pitch IN?

Spring Community Clean Up | Newark

Spring-Clean-Up-newarkSaturday, March 22nd

Join the City of Newark at the Municipal Building on Saturday morning and get an early start to your Earth Day celebrations, trash bags and a volunteer snack will be provided to all who help (T-shirts will be given to the first 200 volunteers). Learn more, visit Spring Community Clean Up | Newark

Christina River Watershed Cleanup| Multiple Locations

Christina Rivershed CleanupSaturday, April 12th

Join an army of volunteers collecting riverside litter. These watersheds include the Christina River, Delaware River, Naamans Creek, Red Clay Creek, and White Clay Creek.  Those who help will receive a FREE t-shirt, while supplies last, and credit toward any volunteer requirements they may have.  They will also help preserve New Castle County’s clean water, plentiful fish, and healthy wildlife.  Learn more, visit Christina River Watershed Cleanup

Wilmington Earth Day Celebration

earth-day-north-delawareTuesday, April 22nd

Celebrate Earth Day in Rodney Square during your lunch break on April 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Visitors will enjoy giveaways, FREE raffle items, and FREE native plants, while supplies last.  They can also look over hybrid, or fuel-efficient cars.  And they can speak with dozens of vendors offering green products, services and advice

Wilmington Community Project Day

volunteerSaturday, April 26th

A day of volunteer service during which Wilmington residents are encouraged to demonstrate their community spirit by organizing activities that improve their neighborhoods in some way. Last year, more than 70 community groups, churches, businesses, schools, and other non-profit organizations came together on Community Project Day to make neighborhoods look more beautiful and make life better for people and organizations in need of assistance. Activities in 2013 included litter removal, beautification projects, landscaping maintenance, and community garden projects. Learn more, visit Wilmington Community Project Day.