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Earth Day

Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Earth Day is about disconnecting from your devices and getting outside to enjoy all of Mother Nature’s creations.   Now that the spring weather is upon us there are many ways to celebrate Earth Day. Some things you can do are visit a local park, go on a hike, go fishing, pick up trash around your neighborhood and much, much more. The goal is just to get outside and enjoy! Local Earth Day events can be found here

Earth Day Celebration at Wharton State Park

Enjoy nature walks and activities for the entire family from 12-4 PM.

Northern Valley Earth Fair at Tenakill Middle School

From 11 AM-4 PM, there will be everything green! Featuring electric cars, food trucks, presentations, animals and music.

Tree Giveaway in Mahwah

The Township of Mahwah will be giving away 2,000 free trees to Mahwah residents from 10 AM-2 PM.

Franklin Lakes Pick Up in Franklin Lakes

Throughout various locations in Franklin Lakes from 9 AM-12 PM pick up trash to help maintain the community.

Earth Day Celebration and Grand Opening of the Stone House Nature Center in Short Hills

At the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary from 11 AM-3 PM celebrate Mother Nature. There will be art projects, bee stations, guided hikes and outdoor survival skills.

These are just a few of the events going on throughout New Jersey. To view the entire list of events, visit here. Happy Earth Day!

National Tax Day

National Tax Day

National Tax Day refers to the day when individual tax returns are due to the Federal Government. Normally National Tax Day occurs on April 15 but this year it has been changed to April 18.

There are many reasons for this change – April 15 falls on a Saturday and Emancipation Day is on Monday April 17 which is observed in Washington, DC honoring President Abraham Lincoln signing the bill that ended slavery.

National Tax Day was first implemented throughout the United States in 1861 in order to help fund the Civil War through the Revenue Act. In 1913, income tax was added to the 16th Amendment and ever since then Americans have been filing taxes every April. 

We got our taxes done! Phew! #NationalTaxDay #VCApets #dogsofinstagram #woof

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Remember to file your taxes today since they are due to the Federal Government.  To learn more about National Tax Day check out this website.

National Titanic Remembrance Day

National Titanic Remembrance Day

Each year we remember the RMS Titanic that sank in the Atlantic Ocean in April 1912 which was traveling from England to New York City. There were 2,228 passengers onboard the ship when the ship set sail on April 12, 1912. More than 1,500  lives were lost when the claimed “unsinkable ship” struck an iceberg around 11:40 PM on April 14, 1912. Lives were lost because there were simply not enough lifeboats to support all the passengers. 

Here is a 3rd class bedroom ยง these people were at the bottom of the ship (iydan)

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There are many stories from the 705 survivors and the most memorable of these stories was recreated into a movie which most of us know by the title, Titanic, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. 

๐Ÿ˜“A mans boot deep under the sea with the debris of the ship of dreams

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In 2009, the last remaining Titanic survivor passed away at the age of 97. Remember to acknowledge the lives that were lost on the Titanic 105 years ago. To learn more about the RMS Titanic, click here