MIDDLETOWN – Celebrate Earth Day by participating in the 4th Annual Earth Day Clean-up at the Poricy Park Conservancy on Sunday, April 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Local families and community volunteers are invited to help remove cans, bottles, plastics, tires and more from historical and recent dumping sites along Poricy Brook, in the Poricy Park Cotton Tract and the Poricy Park Fossil Beds. The event, organized by Brookdale Water Watch and Monmouth University's Energy Service Corps, will help bring the community together to recognize the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day in an effort to protect our most precious resource for future generations!

It’s recommended that participants wear sunscreen, work or garden gloves, hard-soled shoes and clothes that can get muddy as this event is rain or shine. Meet at the Nature Center. Poricy Park is located at 345 Oak Hill Road. Call 732-842-5966 for more information.