HIGHLANDS, NJ - The Borough of Highlands will be celebrating our 5th annual “Pride In Highlands” Earth Day Celebration, hosted by Clean Communities Coordinator,

Councilwoman Rebecca Kane. The event will take place rain or shine, on Saturday, April 24, 2010 from 9am to 2pm at the Robert D. Wilson Community Center, located on Sung Harbor Avenue in Highlands..

At 9am an Official Clean Ocean Action Beach Sweep will take place on Sung Harbor Beach, please remember to dress for the weather and be ready to clear some debris.

The cleanup will run until 12:30pm, let’s be the solution to the pollution! For more information on the beach sweep please go to: http://www.cleanoceanaction.org/index.php?id=aboutbeachsweeps

Following the clean up there will be a celebration at the Community Center, with free Children’s Activities, Crafts, Exhibits and more.

In addition to all the Earth Day festivities the Highlands Business Partnership will be hosting Project Porch light a green event for Highlands at the Community Center.

Admission is free and the goal for the event is to educate the community; especially the youth about reduce, reuse and recycle as well as keeping Highlands clean. For more information about this event please contact Rebecca Kane at 732-673-6543 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via www.highlandsnj.com