Celebrate the season in Greater Newark Conservancy’s gardens in the heart of Newark at the annual Fall Block Party, Saturday, October 26th from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m., 32 Prince Street between Springfield Avenue and South Orange Avenue.
Enjoy free entertainment and lots of activities including face painting, crafts for kids (including pumpkin decorating) and a children’s scavenger hunt (with prizes). Raffles and door prizes, bulb sales, gardening demonstrations and tree giveaways will add to the fun. Cast your vote in a pumpkin and sweet potato pie contest, and enjoy free food samples including a wide variety of apples and freshly churned butter.
Greater Newark Conservancy’s Youth Farmstand will offer healthy and nutritious seasonal produce for sale and an array of vendors will also be a part of the Fall Block Party.
Founded in 1987, Greater Newark Conservancy’s mission is to promote environmental stewardship to improve the quality of life in New Jersey’s urban communities through environmental education, community gardening, beautification of neighborhoods, job training opportunities and environmental justice.
For more Fall Block Party information, including rain cancellation updates, or information about programs, services, volunteer opportunities or to make a donation to Greater Newark Conservancy, visit CityBloom.org.