CLARK—Want to learn how you and your family can go “green?” Temple Beth O’r / Beth Torah, in conjunction with Temple Beth Israel in Scotch Plains and United Synagogue Youth, are bringing together community organizations, local merchants, university professors and other experts for a free to the public environmental fair on Sunday, March 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. at 111 Valley Road in Clark.
“Green Footsteps to the Future” will feature:
• ShopRite of Clark, New Jersey American Water Co., and Parker’s Greenhouse of Scotch Plains, each of which will present ways to “green” your lifestyle through environmental home cleaning, non-toxic gardening, and energy conservation.
• Barnes & Noble of Clark, which will host an environmental arts and crafts and environmental story hour.
• Webelos II Dean Cub Pack #98 in Scotch Plains, which will lead a neighborhood clean-up project.
• Professor Hazem Tawfik, director of the Institute for Research and Technology Transfer at State University of New York at Farmingdale, who will exhibit a battery and bio-diesel-powered go-kart and motorcycle designed at the school.
• Transatlantic Electric Conversions, which will display hybrid automobile technology.
• Sierra Club, Audubon Society, and Great Swamp Watershed Association, each of which will present information on their respective environmental initiatives.
• Rabbi Akiva Lubow of Temple Beth El-Mekor Chayim of Cranford and Cantor Steven Stern of Temple Beth O’r / Beth Torah, who will lead a discussion on the religious sources of environmental ethics.
For more information, call 732-381-8403.
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