Framingham will hold an Earth Day celebration on April 23

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The 2022 Framingham Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 23 will provide an entertaining, educational and family-friendly environment where attendees can learn to live a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle.

This year’s festival will showcase the diverse organizations that embrace the vibrant environmental community in the City of Framingham.

The festivities take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday April 23 on the Framingham Center Common, located between Edgell Road and Vernon Street. The rain date will be Saturday, April 30.

Find out how to make sustainable choices, conserve energy, support local businesses – and of course, reduce, reuse and recycle – while having a good time with your friends and neighbours.

In addition to a variety of exhibitors focused on the environment, this year’s festival will include:

  • PRACTICAL LEARNING for all ages: Local organizations will provide educational and practical takeaways to help all attendees live a more sustainable lifestyle. There will be activities for children.
  • RECYCLING: Recyclable materials can be deposited at the following locations:

– On the Common: Bring: Mobile phones; CD; batteries (all types); inkjet and toner cartridges; eyeglasses; contact lenses; fluorescent bulbs and other products containing mercury; and single-use plastic bags

– At the parking lot of the First Parish Church: Deposit: recycling of electronic devices (various costs)

  • ART: Take part in an interactive and environmental art exhibit by local artist Karen Alzayer for all ages.
  • ENTERTAINMENT: Enjoy live music and presentations from local bands and environmental experts.
  • BYO FOOD! : This year, we encourage everyone to either buy food from local restaurants near the commune or bring their own meals in reusable containers. We will have a community gathering area to sit, eat and connect with neighbors. You will have the opportunity to share your favorite picnic recipes and be part of our Framingham Earth Day 2022 cookbook (after the event).
  • FREE MWRTA transportation to and from downtown and the Common.

More details on exhibitors, entertainment, recycling and free transportation will be updated regularly at This site.


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