For Secaucus’ 2018 Arbor Day Tree Appreciation Campaign, the town hopes to plant 100 trees by the first week in April to coincide with its community-wide Arbor Day celebration on April 27.
But at $200 per tree, Secaucus needs to raise $20,000 to reach its goal. The town is asking local businesses and residents to help in the effort.
To donate, please make checks payable to The Town of Secaucus, 1203 Paterson Plank Road, Secaucus, NJ, 07094, attn: Amanda Nesheiwat. In the memo line, please write, “Arbor Day Campaign.”
Kids nights begin at Recreation Center
On Sundays through March 14, from 5 to 8 p.m., the Secaucus Recreation Center will hold Kids Night events. These events will feature basketball, pool use, and light refreshments. Kids must be ages 5 through 12, and be accompanied by an adult. Secaucus residents only; the events are free. The center is located at 1200 Koelle Blvd. For more information, contact the center at (201) 330-3299.
Deadline to register for Secaucus Little League is Feb. 25
To register for the Secaucus Little League’s 2018 season, go to secaucuslittleleague.com by Feb. 25.
Community garden applications now available
Secaucus has two community gardens. Both are free and open to all Secaucus residents. The Fountain Park community garden is located at the corner of Humboldt Street and Raydol Avenue. It has 14 raised beds measuring 4 by 8 feet, five compost bins, and two rain barrels. The second community garden is located next to the Secaucus Xchange, in Laurel Hill County Park with 39 raised beds measuring 4 by 8 feet and two compost bins.
Both community gardens are exclusively organic, using no pesticides or sprinkler systems. Residents plant vegetables, herbs, and flowers in their gardens. To apply for a plot, reserve early, as they are first come -- first served, and they go fast. Generally all plots are taken by early April. Secaucus residents can apply for a plot by filling out an application for either plot at http://secaucusnj.gov/community-gardens.html, signing the guidelines, and emailing both back to Lynn at email@example.com