Kick-off Day for Earth Week Saturday April 22nd at the Dan Baker Shelter – North Boundary Park


    Protecting the environment and maintaining green space is a year-round commitment in Cranberry Township.

    In celebration of that commitment and in an effort to involve the community, the Township will celebrate Earth Week with special events and educational programs.

    Set for April 22-27, the week-long celebration kicks off on Earth Day, April 22, with an event at the Pollinator Meadow in North Boundary Park. Featuring speeches from Township officials and representatives from the Cranberry Township Environmental Advisory Committee, the event will also serve as a tree seedling giveaway to the first 150 people.

    Most programs require registration via the Township’s Parks & Recreation Department at

    Schedule of Events

    Saturday, April 22nd: Kickoff Day!

    The event will feature speeches from Township officials and representatives from the Cranberry Township Environmental Advisory Committee, a tree seedling giveaway courtesy of the EAC (for the first 150 people!), and a preview of the Pollinator Meadow.

    • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    • Dan Baker Shelter – North Boundary Park
    • FREE
    • No registration required!

    Monday, April 24th:  Recycling Renegades 

    Learn the basics of recycling! This program covers what recycling is, the different types of recycling, and the impact it can have on living creatures and the environment. Participants will learn the recycling guidelines for Cranberry Township and how to incorporate the habit into their daily lifestyle.

    Tuesday, April 25th: Spring Pruning for Year-Round Enjoyment

    The Southern Butler County Garden Club is hosting a pruning demonstration led by Arborist Jeremy Newton of Bartlett Tree Service. The event will feature an ‘Ask the Arborist’ Q&A and a giveaway for all attendees.

    Wednesday, April 26th: Earth Excursions

    Join Cranberry Township Parks and Recreation as we go on an Earth excursion! Bring your boots – we will head outside with our nature backpacks to discover what nature is emerging in the Mazzoni Reading Garden, located outside of the Cranberry Township Municipal Center. After the nature hike, we will wrap up with a themed craft. 

    Thursday, April 27th: Backyard Compositing Workshop 

    Unsure what to do with your kitchen, garden, and yard scraps? Interested in making natural, homemade compost for your lawns and gardens in the spring? Then, sign up for our Backyard Composting Workshop where you will learn how to turn your yard waste and food scraps into a valuable resource for your garden.