From Woodbridge officials:
Woodbridge Township will host the Annual “Earth/Arbor & Multi-Cultural Day Festival” at the Woodbridge Community Center (WCC) on Sat., April 19, 2014. The day-long festival features the Earth/Arbor Day tree planting and give-away of FREE tree seedlings and Multi-Cultural Day exhibits, food, dance, music, and performances presented by residents representing more than a dozen different cultures and ethnicities that live and work in Woodbridge.
As part of Multi-Cultural Day, Mayor John E. McCormac will welcome 35 new U.S. citizens as they take the Oath of Allegiance to the United States at a special ceremony administered by the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services. The new American citizens, representing nations from across the globe, each completed the official citizenship test and demonstrated a basic knowledge of spoken and written English, along with a working knowledge of American history and the U.S. Constitution.
The Woodbridge Township Environmental Commission, Environmental Agencies and Organizations, “Green” Businesses,” and Township residents will participate in the Earth/Arbor Day celebration with the planting of blossoming Redspire Pear trees along Community Center Drive – an annual event that signifies the important role trees play in keeping the Township environment clean and smog-free. The tree-planting ceremony will take place at 11:30 A.M. outside the Woodbridge Community Center.
This year’s Earth/Arbor Day celebration will include “green” displays by environmental companies and local Businesses; FREE give-away’s of tree seedlings and flower seeds, and other “green” items (while supplies last). The Earth/Arbor Day celebration will also include information on the importance of recycling, energy-saving seminars and information, and a special “Earth Day” program for children.
WHEN: SAT. APRIL 19, 2014 ~ 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
10:00 A.M. - Oath of Allegiance Administered to New U.S. Citizens
11:30 A.M. – Earth/Arbor Day Tree Planting
(Outside Community Center)
WHERE: Woodbridge Community Center
600 Main Street